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Pellet question

How long would a 1lb bag of Harrison's high potency super fine/fine last me? It would cost 20 for both bags and delivery for me so I wanna make sure it will last!

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They are only good for 4-6 weeks.



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Ah thanks! That helps a lot

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When I bought my bag I dated it, also put on a date 6 weeks from the purchase date to know when it has to be used by.



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Great idea

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You can freeze pellets to extend their shelf life, but keep them in an air tight container that does not let any light get to the product.
Daisy, how many birds to you intend to feed and what are their size?


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At the moment the biggest is probably the kakariki and the tiels. And thanks nana for the advise!

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My bourkes only eats about a teaspoon a day. My conure, who would seem to me to be closer in size to a kak, eats about twice that much.


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Thank you nanay! That's what I was looking for!

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