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Critical Care Formula Emergency Nutrition for Parrots - 150g

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Critical Care Formula Emergency Nutrition for Parrots - 150g

Essential for birds which are sick and not feeding.

Critical Care Formula is the ultimate product for emergency feeding of any species. Birds which are off their food or with wasting problems can be helped during treatment by feeding them this formula. It contains a mixture of selected short chain maltodextrins (derived from corn starch) and a protein concentrate supplemented with amino acids.


  • Maltodextrin, Protein Concentrate 5g contains 0.72g Protein and provides 18kcal.

How to Use

  • For giving directly CCF can be mixed at a rate of 1 scoop pls 3-5 scoops of water.
  • The quantity to be given depends upon the animals metabolic rate and so birds require more than mammals which require more than reptiles.

For Birds

  • 1 Scoop (5ml) per 200g of body weight per day.
  • Spread throughout the day.
  • Crop tubing only 2-3 times a day is suggested.

For Mammals

  • 1 Scoop (5ml) per 250g of body weight.

For Reptiles

  • 1 Scoop (5ml) per 1kg of body weight per day.

Please Note:

  • As a simple supplement for animals needing extra energy CCF can be added to drinking water at a rate of 1 scoop per 200ml.

Administration via tube should be carried out under appropriate veterinary direction.
DO NOT use CCF more concentrated than is recommended.

  • African Grey
  • Amazon
  • Budgie
  • Caique
  • Canary and Finch
  • Cockatiel
  • Cockatoo
  • Conure - Large
  • Conure - Small
  • Lovebird
  • Eclectus
  • Macaw - Large
  • Macaw - Small
  • Meyers and Senegals
  • Parrotlet
  • Quaker

Please note - the above information should be used for guidance only - you know your bird best!

Delivery Summary


Place your order online before 3pm Monday to Friday. Choose the Free Next Day delivery option and we will deliver your parcel by Parcelforce or DPD the next working day (Mon – Fri only)

The next day delivery for orders under £69 costs just £5.99. It is available for in stock orders and to most UK mainland addresses (excluding some large items).


Our Standard Delivery service usually takes 3 – 5 working days and your parcel will be delivery by Royal Mail, Parcel Force or DPD depending on the size and weight of your parcel.

If your order is less than £39, Standard Delivery costs just £3.99.

  • Please note, the expected delivery times above exclude Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.


Place your order by 3pm on Friday and request a Saturday or Sunday delivery. UK Mainland only.


Large cages and some stands are available for delivery to UK Mainland only and may take an extra few days or be subject to surcharge in some areas.

Full in-depth delivery information can be found here or you can call us on our FREE number 0800 327 7511 and we will be happy to assist.

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