Zinc and Parrots:
More than you ever wanted to know!
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Reprinted from the Proceedings of the International Aviculturists Society, January , 1997
The element zinc is a naturally occurring metal widely distributed in nature. The atomic number of zinc is 30. It has an atomic weight of 65.37. Zinc is included in group 2B in the periodic chart. Zinc is a good reducing agent.