The fact that ready-made foods are very different, and “not all of them are equally useful”, at that time, none of our compatriots did not suspect.
It took quite a bit of time, and the situation has changed beyond recognition: Russian pet stores have long ceased to yield their Western “classmates” in the range of products presented. Now the main task of the cat owner is not to get lost among the beautiful packages in the zoo supermarket and make the right choice. Continue reading
There are more than 50 trillion cells in the dog’s body. Every cell in the body needs nutrition, most of the nutrients must be supplied to the body from the outside. These are oxygen, water, proteins and amino acids (essential), fats, vitamins, other organic substances, and minerals. If oxygen is supplied to the cells during respiration, then the rest of the animal must receive food that enters through the digestive tract. After absorption from the gastrointestinal tract, nutrients are delivered directly to the cell or liver to create reserves and further transport through the cardiovascular system. Continue reading
A well-known specialist in decorative birds V. A. Ostapenko recommends giving the bird a little more food than it can eat. The bird’s appetite is affected by changes in atmospheric pressure: when the pressure drops sharply, the birds eat less than usual, and the same is true in cloudy weather. During the molting period, the pet consumes food in large quantities (it needs nutrients to build a new plumage). Transfer the bird to a new feed should be gradual, even if the animal was fed incorrectly before.
Is home-cooked food suitable for a bird? No! Home-cooked food contains salt which causes of pet poisoning. In the diet of poultry, sodium should not be more than 0.3%. The necessary amount of sodium is initially found in animal products (chicken egg or egg powder, cottage cheese, boiled meat, gammarus, milk powder). Continue reading