Frequently Asked Questions
On this page we provide some answers to your frequently asked questions. Please check back regularly as this page will be constantly updated. If you have any questions, please email David who will direct you to the relevant expert.
Can I keep Gouldians in a large outside cage? Summer temperatures reach 48C and winter temperatures are 15C - 21C.
From Nash in Bahrain
How is Mike Fidler's Premium Herb Seed used? Is it only used in the breeding season or all year round?
Usage and frequency depends on what kind of birds you keep:
Siskins - all year as the basic seed diet + crushed sunflower kernels
Delicate Waxbills - supply all year except during austerity + finch mix
Common Waxbills/finches - supply during breeding season + finch mix
Parrot Finches/Peter's Twinspots and all birds which are prone to obesity - ration at 2.5 grams per bird per day during breeding season only
Granivorous Hookbills - supply during breeding season as a supplement to normal diet
Mike Fidler's Premium Herb Seed may be beneficially added DRY to soft food mixes at a rate of 1.5% of the total.