The following amounts are guidelines. Bird Bene-Bac may be used more frequently if desired. Birds Hand feeding:
Feed ½ gram on days 1, 3, 5, 7 and then once per week until after weaning from hand feeding. Mix with formula after heating, place gel directly into the feeding syringe or into the mouth if cross contamination is not a concern. Growing & Maintenance phase:
Feed ½ gram once per week for the first 3 months, then every other week. Use ½ gram for small species and 1 gram for large species. Maintenance:
Feed every other week. Use ½ gram for finches, canaries, parakeets, cockatiels, lovebirds, conures, and other small species. Use 1 gram for amazon parrots, cockatoos, macaws, and other large species. Changing Conditions:
Feed amounts shown above. Feed 1 day before and one day after periods of nutritional or environmental changes. Place on food or directly into mouth. Growth & Maintenance Reptiles:
Use ½ - 1 gram 12 to 24 hours before feeding and again 2 to 12 hours after feeding. Place gel on food or in mouth.