Blue Crown Conure Bird Food Higgins Sunburst Gourmet for Conures 3 lb

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 Blue Crown Conure Bird Food
Hi:
I wanted to confirm I have a Blue Crown Conure and I have been ordering the following food for her, and wanted to confirm its the right food, as there is one for a Parrot and one for a Conure.
The name of the food is: 
Higgins Sunburst Gourmet Bird Food – Parrot 3 lb 
Does it matter if I get the one that says Conure or should I stick to the one that says Parrot on the packaging.
Thanks
Sonal
Hi Sonal
I included the ingredient panel from the conure blend below but if you look at the ingredients for the parrot blend you’ll find that they are almost identical.
The key difference is the size of the pieces in the blends with the parrot blend having the larger pieces.
This is because usually the bigger birds especially with zygodactyl feet (meaning having two toes pointing forward and two backward) like to hold their food with 1 foot while eating.
If your Conure does in fact like to hold larger chunks of food you might want to change over to the parrot blend
If that’s not an issue for your bird we will tell you what we recommend to many people seeking to change bird food – don’t try to fix what’s not broken.
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Higgins Sunburst Gourmet for Conures is a great blend and if your Blue Crown Conure is enjoying it I wouldn’t change a thing
Parrot left – Conure right
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Sunburst is now available in 4 species specific sizes: Macaw, Parrot, Conure and Cockatiel.

Sunburst Cockatiel is ideal for Cockatiels, small conures, lovebirds, parrotlets, budgies, etc.

Sunburst Parrot has more shelled nuts and fruits. Sunburst Macaw is a larger, chunkier blend with larger nuts and new ingredients like mango slices and dehydrated apple rings.

All the new Sunbursts are fortified with DHA Omega 3 and digestive probiotics. Sunburst does not contain artificial colors or chemical preservatives. 

Ingredients:Safflower, White Millet, Oat Groats, Wheat, Buckwheat, Sunflower Seeds, Maize Flakes, Raisins, Pea Flakes, Cashew Pieces, Cracked Corn, Flaxseed, Hemp Seed, Red Millet, Carrot Flakes, Banana Pieces, Apricot Dices, Almond Slices, Cantaloupe Seed, Coconut Chips, Shelled Peanuts, Walnut Pieces, Papaya Dices, Pineapple Dices, Ground Corn, Brown Rice, Soybean Meal, Ground Wheat, Oat meal, Sucrose, Canola Oil (preserved with mixed Tocopherols, a source of Vitamin E), Dicalcium Phosphate, Dried Egg Product, Calcium Carbonate, Salt, Cranberry Pomace, Apple Fiber, Blueberry Fiber, Celery, Beets, Parsley, Lettuce, Watercress, Spinach, DL-Methionine, L-Lysine, Brewer’s Dried Yeast, Choline Chloride, Mixed Tocopherols (a natural preservative), Potassium Chloride, Yeast Extract, L-Ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate (Source of Vitamin C), L-Carnitine, Vitamin A Supplement, Vitamin D3 Supplement, Vitamin E Supplement, Zinc Sulfate, Ferrous Sulfate, Niacin, Folic Acid, Biotin, Manganese Sulfate, Copper Sulfate, Calcium Pantothenate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride, Riboflavin, Zinc Proteinate, Manganese Proteinate, Copper Proteinate, Menadione Sodium Bisulfite Complex (Source of Vitamin K), Calcium Iodate, Sodium selenite, Cobalt Carbonate, Dried Bacillus subtilis Fermentation Product, Dried Bacillus coagulans fermentation product, Natural flavors, Rosemary Extract.

Guaranteed Analysis – Crude Protein (Min.)….11%, Crude Fat (Min)….16%, Crude Fiber (Min)….10.5%, Moisture (Max)….10.5%

From Higgins: We buy peanuts only from established farmers that are required to test for aflatoxins and molds before we purchase our higher grade peanuts in shell. We also perform our own periodic tastings in addition to this. 

Formerly know as Sunburst D’lite, now reformulated into a new mixture and new packaging.

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Author:

He's handled a 1000 birds of numerous species when they would visit their monthly birdie brunch in the old Portage Park (Chicago, IL) facility. The one with the parrot playground. Mitch has written and published more than 1100 articles on captive bird care. He's met with the majority of  CEO's and business owners for most brands in the pet bird space and does so on a regular basis. He also constantly interacts with avian veterinarians and influencers globally.

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