Moringa leaf powder for birds
Moringa olifera is a fast-growing plant that is often called as drumstick tree and the miracle tree. It is an invaluable gift of nature. It is one of nature’s most nutritious superfoods for birds because their leaves are rich in vitamins, calcium, minerals, protein. M.Olifera is native to South Asia and is widely used as food and medicine.
Moringa leaf powder contains major amino acids and is a complete source of protein. Protein is very important for birds’ health and breeding. It is also a good source of antibiotics for parrots. It contains higher potency than fruits, vegetables, and other bird diets.
M.Oleifera leaves are highly nutritious and rich in vitamins, iron, protein, calcium, magnesium, potassium, thiamine(vitamin B1), riboflavin(vitamin B2) niacin(vitamin B3), and anti-inflammatory agents. It is also in antioxidants which protect against cell damage of organisms from free radicals.
Use as Natural Supplement:
Natural feed supplement moringa helped the production performance and improve health conditions in birds. A Great focus paid to alternatives to antibiotics for organic meat and eggs production has led to great demand. It can also be used as an immune booster, growth promoter, antioxidant on birds and chickens. It is also good for parrots chicks.
|7 times||More vitamin C than oranges.|
|4 times||More vitamin A than carrots.|
|7 times||More Iron than spinach.|
|10 times||More calcium than milk.|
|4 times||More potassium than bananas.|
|2 times||More protein than Yogurt.|
(The above table is not 100%accurate).
Vitamins: High in vitamins A, B, B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6, B12, C, D, E, K, Folic Acid, and Biotin.
Amino Acids: Methionine, Leucine, Arginine, Valine, Histidine, Isoleucine, Threonine, and Phenylalanine.
Contains 36 inflammatory and 46 anti-oxidants agents.
Rich in omega-3,6 and 9.
Benefits of Moringa leaf powder for birds:
- It improves the bird’s immune system.
- Keeps the bird’s feather Shine and bright.
- Reduce eye infection problem. It improves eye health because of antioxidants.
- Fight against bacterial diseases.
- Improve Digestion.
- Keep Parrots Energise.
- Best to recover birds liver.
- Help wounds to heal.
- Birds feel active and healthy.
- It keeps Stress free…, and much more.
How to make/prepare Moringa olifera powder?
Moringa leaf powder is made from dried leaves of moringa oleifera. You can make and use it whenever required. Moringa leaves are available in the market. Get the M.olifera tender leaves. Pluck the leaves and dispose of the branches and trunks. Wash the leaves with thoroughly water 2-3 times and then sift through a sieve.
Now place on a kitchen napkin and keep in the hidden area from the presence of direct sunlight. After 2-3 days, leaves will be dry. Then clean the dried leaves and make the powder by crushing (grind) the leaves. Store this powder in an airtight container and dry place. Protect from sunlight. It remains fresh for 6 months at room temperature. It may drop potency but is still edible.
Use and Dosage:
Give it to the parrots on soft food two times a week the whole year. It can be used at any time also in breeding days. Sprinkle half of a teaspoon for one pair of pet bird soft food such as fruits, vegetables, soaked seed, or any treat. It is also good for parrot chicks. Sprinkle on soft food or add ½ gram in handfeed formula.
Note: Before giving in handfeed formula consult with your veterinarian.
Possible Side Effects:
Moringa olifera is reported without any side effects. It has been used as food and medication for centuries without any adverse effects.
Don’t use it as a dietary supplement, without consulting a Doctor or Pharmacist.