Higgins Safflower Gold Conure/Cockatiel Bird Food 3 lbs

$9.97

Safflower Gold® for Conures and Cockatiels is our gourmet, fortified, natural safflower seed blend. Safflower Gold® does not contain artificial colors or preservatives and is free of sunflower seeds and peanuts. Plant-based DHA Omega-3 fatty acids are added to help support your pet’s immune system as well as protected probiotics for a healthier digestive system.

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SafflowerUsed for coloring and flavoring foods, in medicines, and making red (carthamin) and yellow dyes, especially before cheaper aniline dyes became available.
White MilletIncrease Your Heart Health
OatsOats are used for skin conditions including itchiness, dryness, oiliness, weeping eczema, and contact dermatitis.
WheatUsed for consumption
Red Milo
Ground CornUsed as human and animal food.
Canary SeedsCanary seed could be useful in the elimination of excess body fat, lowering cholesterol levels, and even fighting diabetes.
BuckwheatBuckwheat might help people with diabetes by improving how well the body deals with blood sugar.
CanolaCanola oil is one of the best oils for heart health. Made from crushed canola seeds, it has less saturated fat than any other oil commonly used in the U.S.
Flaked PeasUsed in various cuisines.
Flaked CornCorn fiber may also be used in the production of xylitol, a popular, low-calorie sweetener.
Brown RiceBrown rice is a source of protein and adds good amount of fiber content to our diet.
Soybean MealSoybean oil works to lower cholesterol levels by decreasing cholesterol absorption in the gut. Specific processed parts of soybean oil called unsaponifiables may have a beneficial effect on joints.
AlmondsLowering cholesterol
ApricotsApricots contain a number of potent antioxidants.
RaisinsFor Relief From Constipation
Flaked CarrotsHelps prevent cancer
PapayaAsthma prevention
PineappleRefreshing, Tonic, Moisturizing
BananasBananas are high in potassium and contain good levels of protein and dietary fiber.
CashewsCancer Prevention
CoconutImproves Heart Health
Pumpkin SeedsTreating bladder irritation
PistachiosPistachios are a great source of healthy fats, fiber, protein, antioxidants and various nutrients, including vitamin B6 and potassium.
Pinto BeansReduce Heart Disease Risks
SugarSugar is an important part of the human diet, making food more palatable and providing food energy.
Canola OilCanola oil is one of the best oils for heart health. Made from crushed canola seeds, it has less saturated fat than any other oil commonly used in the U.S.
Dicalcium PhosphateDibasic calcium phosphate is mainly used as a dietary supplement in prepared breakfast cereals, dog treats, enriched flour, and noodle products.
Dried Egg ProductUsed as a healthy source of protein, powdered eggs supply essential vitamins and minerals, though in smaller amounts than fresh eggs.
FlaxseedOmega-3 essential fatty acids, "good" fats that have been shown to have heart-healthy effects. Each tablespoon of ground flaxseed contains about 1.8 grams of plant omega-3s. Recent studies have suggested that flaxseed may have a protective effect against breast cancer, prostate cancer, and colon cancer.
Calcium CarbonateThis medication is used to treat symptoms caused by too much stomach acid such as heartburn, upset stomach, or indigestion.
Alfalfa Nutrient ConcentrateAlfalfa is used for kidney conditions, bladder and prostate conditions, and to increase urine flow. It is also used for high cholesterol, asthma, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, upset stomach, and a bleeding disorder called thrombocytopenic purpura. People also take alfalfa as a source of vitamins A, C, E, and K4; and minerals calcium, potassium, phosphorous, and iron.
SaltSalt is used by the body to control blood pressure and volume.
Enterococcus FaeciumCures acne
Lactobacillus AcidophilusCures Vaginal yeast infections
Lactobacillus CaseiIt is able to improve and promote digestion.
Algae MealBrown algae are used for a variety of conditions including cancer, fibromyalgia,arthritis, stress, weight loss, heart disease, high cholesterol, and many other conditions.
CranberriesThe health benefits of cranberry juice include relief from urinary tract infection, respiratory disorders, kidney stones, cancer, and heart disease.
ApplesApples may help reduce the risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
BlueberriesMaintaining healthy bones
CeleryCelery is used to treat joint pain (rheumatism), gout, hysteria, nervousness,headache, weight loss due to malnutrition, loss of appetite, and exhaustion.
BeetsBeets are loaded with vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and C. The greens have a higher content of iron compared to spinach. They are also an excellent source of calcium, magnesium, copper, phosphorus, sodium and iron.
ParsleyCures Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
LettuceThe health benefits of lettuce include lower cholesterol levels, prevention of cancer, protection of neurons, regular sleep, anxiety control, lower inflammation, and a constant supply of antioxidants.
SpinachThe health benefits of spinach include improved eyesight, healthy blood pressure, stronger muscles, the prevention of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, atherosclerosis, heart attacks, neurological benefits, bone mineralization, anti-ulcerative and anti-cancerous benefits, skin protection, healthy fetal development, and boosted growth for infants.
WatercressWatercress can help with respiratory illnesses as it is an expectorant, antibronchitic, antiviral, antipyretic and a general tonic.
Brewer’s Dried YeastBrewer’s yeast is used for diarrhea, the common cold and other upper respiratory tract infections, influenza, swine flu, loss of appetite, acne, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), recurring boils on the skin (furunculosis), and type 2 diabetes.
DL-MethionineL-Methionine may also help boost your immune system, as high methionine levels in the body can also increase the levels of other amino acids such as glutathione, homocysteine, and taurine, which all play important roles in immune function.
L-LysinePromotes normal growth and development by increasing collagen formation
Choline ChlorideCholine is used for liver disease, including chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis. It is also used for depression, memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, Huntington’s chorea, Tourette’s disease, a brain disorder called cerebellar ataxia, certain types ofseizures, and a mental condition called schizophrenia.
Mixed TocopherolsMixed tocopherols are used in nutritional supplements.
RosemaryRosemary is used topically (applied to the skin) for preventing and treating baldness; and treating circulation problems, toothache, eczema, and joint or muscle pain such as myalgia, sciatica, and intercostal neuralgia.
Potassium ChloridePotassium chloride is used to prevent or to treat low blood levels of potassium (hypokalemia). Potassium levels can be low as a result of a disease or from taking certain medicines, or after a prolonged illness with diarrhea or vomiting.
YeastYeast extract is the general name for various yeast products made by removing cell walls of the yeast culture and using the cell contents as food additives, flavorings and nutritional supplements or to make beer. B
Iron OxideUsed as an ingredient in household and personal care products
L-CarnitineL-carnitine is used for conditions of the heart and blood vessels including heart-related chest pain, congestive heart failure (CHF), heart complications of a disease called diphtheria, heart attack, leg pain caused by circulation problems (intermittent claudication), and high cholesterol.
Vitamin AVitamin A, also called retinol, helps your eyes adjust to light changes when you come in from outside and also helps keep your eyes, skin and mucous membranes moist.
Vitamin D3Vitamin D3 can be taken as a supplement to improve overall health or used to treat osteoporosis.
Vitamin ESome people use vitamin E for treating and preventing diseases of the heart and blood vessels including hardening of the arteries, chest pain, heart attack, leg pain due to blocked arteries, and high blood pressure.
L-Ascorbyl-2-PolyphosphateUsed as a food supplement.
Zinc SulfateAs a supplement it is used to treat zinc deficiency and to prevention the conditions in those at high risk.
Ferrous SulfateThis medication is an iron supplement used to treat or prevent low blood levels of iron (e.g., for anemia or during pregnancy). Iron is an important mineral that the body needs to produce red blood cells and keep you in good health.
NiacinNiacin aids in the normal functioning of the human digestive system, promoting a healthy appetite, properly functioning nerves, and a glowing skin
Folic AcidFolic acid helps your body produce and maintain new cells, and also helps prevent changes to DNA that may lead to cancer. Folic acid is needed for the proper development of the human body. It is also used to prevent heart disease
BiotinIt supports the health of the skin, nerves, digestive tract, metabolism, and cells.
Manganese SulfateManganese Sulfate is used in fertilizers, feed additives, paints, varnishes, ceramic, textile dyes, medicines, and fungicides.
Copper SulfateCopper is also used for improving wound healing, and treating osteoarthritis and brittle bones (osteoporosis).
Calcium PantothenateCures acne
Thiamine MononitrateThiamine helps turn starch & sugar into the energy our bodies need, and plays an important role in nerve transmission.
Pyridoxine HydrochlorideMaintain normal nerve function
RiboflavinRiboflavin is used for preventing low levels of riboflavin (riboflavin deficiency), cervical cancer, and migraine headaches.
ZincZinc is used for boosting the immune system, treating the common cold and recurrent ear infections, and preventing lower respiratory infections.
ManganeseManganese is used for prevention and treatment of manganese deficiency, a condition in which the body doesn’t have enough manganese.
CopperCopper is also used for improving wound healing, and treating osteoarthritis and brittle bones (osteoporosis).
Menadione Sodium BisulfiteUsed in pet foods, presumably to replace naturally-occurring vitamin K
Calcium IodateCalcium iodate is used as an iodine supplement in chicken feed as well as in the manufacture of disinfectants, antiseptics, and deodorants.
Sodium SeleniteSelenium is used for the treatment of premature aging, cardiac-vascular disease, sexual dysfunction, and menopausal problems.
Cobalt CarbonateCobalt Carbonate is used for Mineral supplement, Cobalt deficiency and other conditions.
Vitamin B12Vitamin B12 is applied to the skin either alone or in combination with avocado oil for psoriasis and eczema.
TurmericCures Arthritis
Annatto ExtractReducing acid, killing bacteria, fighting free radicals, and lowering blood pressure
Beet JuiceBeets are loaded with vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and C. The greens have a higher content of iron compared to spinach. They are also an excellent source of calcium, magnesium, copper, phosphorus, sodium and iron.
Natural Citrus FlavorAccording to Chicago-based Mintel’s Global New Product Database, citrus flavors are the No. 1 choice for retail beverages around the world.
Natural Banana FlavorNatural flavors are created from anything that can be eaten (i.e animals and vegetables), even if those edible things are processed in the lab to create flavorings.
Natural Pineapple FlavorNatural flavors are created from anything that can be eaten (i.e animals and vegetables), even if those edible things are processed in the lab to create flavorings.
Crude ProteinHigh protein content and high nutritional value.
Crude FatUsed in the food industry.
Crude FiberUsed as a dietary supplement.
MoistureMoisture is the presence of a liquid, especially water, often in trace amounts.
Omega–3 Fatty AcidsOmega-3 fatty acids have been found to be beneficial for the heart.
Docosahexaenoic AcidUsed to lower risk of developing vision loss due to aging
L-CarnitineL-carnitine is used for conditions of the heart and blood vessels including heart-related chest pain, congestive heart failure (CHF), heart complications of a disease called diphtheria, heart attack, leg pain caused by circulation problems (intermittent claudication), and high cholesterol.
Lactic Acid BacteriaThere are several potential health or nutritional benefits possible from some species of lactic acid bacteria. Among these are: improved nutritional value of food, control of intestinal infections, improved digestion of lactose, control of some types of cancer, and control of serum cholesterol levels.

Higgins Safflower Gold for Conures and Cockatiel Birds Food is a wonderful way to ensure that your pet bird receives a nutritious diet without sunflower seeds.

Premium safflower based, fortified seed diet.
Naturally preserved, with natural colors.
Contains DHA Omega-3 and encapsulated probiotics.
Specially formulated with all the necessary vitamins and minerals.
Unlike other safflower based diets, this diet is colorful and attractive.
Contains chili peppers, raisins, coconut, pineapple and papaya chunks, cashews, almonds, walnuts, pistachios and more.
Is free of sunflower seeds and peanuts.
No other fortified safflower based diet can compare.
Contains no sunflower seeds.

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