Kaytee manufactures lots of products for pets, but they are known for their pet bird nutrition. Kaytee has many different brands of pet bird food that are developed specifically for each type of bird. This is a guide to deciding which Kaytee pet bird food brand is right for your pet bird.
Kaytee Bay-Mor is a high protein pigeon pellet. It is formulated to be used as the bird’s diet during periods of conditioning, growth, and molting. There is the Bay-Mor Pigeon Feed in a few different formulas, a High-Calcium Pigeon Grit in either red or gray, and a Bay-Mor Dove.
Understanding the Bay-Mor Pigeon Feed formulas is fairly simple. The two letters in the beginning of the formula describe ingredients, while the two numbers at the end of the formula describe the crude protein.
- WC / 11 is a Whole Corn formula with 11% minimum Crude Protein.
- WC / 15 is w Whole Corn formula with 15% minimum Crude Protein.
- PC / 15 is a Popcorn formula with 15% minimum Crude Protein.
- PC / 12 is a Popcorn formula with 12% minimum Crude Protein.
- NC+ / 17 is a No Corn formula with 17% minimum Crude Protein.
- NC / 15 is a No Corn formula with 15% minimum Crude Protein.
- NC / 12 is a No Corn formula with 12% minimum Crude Protein.
If you have pigeons or doves, the Kaytee Bay-Mor brand is a great option for you to use during periods of conditioning, growth, and molting.
Kaytee Exact Hand Feeding Formula
The first “instant” formula available for baby birds, Kaytee Exact Hand Feeding formula is a balanced, high-nutrient formula that helps baby birds grow faster, wean earlier, and develop better plumage. It contains probiotics, DHA, and digestive enzymes (amylase and protease), and it has compatible tastes to the Exact Conversion and Exact adult daily diets.
Kaytee Exact Hand Feeding is also available as a High Fat formula, providing 75% more fat than the original formula.
Kaytee Exact Natural
Originally called Kaytee Exact, Kaytee Exact Natural is the most widely used extruded food available. This daily diet combines the highest quality ingredients with necessary nutrients to create an enticing crunchy nugget for your pet bird. There are no shells or hulls in Kaytee Exact Natural, so there will be less mess. Kaytee Exact Natural is naturally preserved with no artificial colors or flavors, and it contains DHA Omega-3 fatty acid for heart, brain, and visual functions.
Kaytee Exact Natural Veggie
Kaytee Exact Natural Veggie is a complete premium daily diet that combines Kaytee Exact Natural extruded nuggets with real veggies and nuts, including carrots, peas, peppers, and peanuts. It also contains DHA Omega-3 fatty acid for heart, brain, and visual functions, as well as L-Carnitine for improved metabolism.
Kaytee Exact Rainbow
Kaytee Exact Rainbow combines high quality ingredients with necessary nutrients to create nuggets in an enticing rainbow of colors and shapes. Each of the nuggets contains “exact nutrition” so your bird gets all the nutrition it needs in each bite. This produces pet birds with better feathering, brighter colors, and overall excellent health. There are no shells or hulls in the Exact Rainbow food. Exact Rainbow contains DHA Omega-3 fatty acid for heart, brain, and visual functions.
Kaytee Exact Rainbow Fruity
Based on the Kaytee Exact Rainbow diet, the Kaytee Exact Rainbow Fruity formula combines the Exact Rainbow with fruits for a complete daily diet your pet bird loves. The real fruit, such as mango, papaya, apples, and pineapple, is mixed with the fun rainbow colors and shapes in Exact Rainbow. The real fruit and the crunchy texture of the Exact Rainbow is favored by many pet birds.
In addition to real fruit, Exact Rainbow Fruity has DHA Omega-3 fatty acid for heart, brain, and visual functions, as well as L-Carnitine for improved metabolism.
Kaytee Fiesta is a seed-based gourmet variety diet that offers a wide variety of ingredients that are not available in most other bird foods, including realy fruits, vegetables, nuts, and specially selected seeds and grains. It contains prebiotics and probiotics for digestive health, as well as DHA Omega-3 fatty acid for heart, brain, and visual functions. Kaytee Fiesta pet bird food is also naturally preserved.
Kaytee Foraging Diet
Kaytee Foraging Diet is a line of pet bird foods that are inspired by your pet bird’s natural habitat. It combines a nutritionally fortified daily diet with species specific ingredients similar to what your pet bird would eat in the wild. Natural vegetation, grasses, seeds, and bark are used in Kaytee Foraging Diets for nutritional variety and mental stimulation that nature intended.
Focuses on species that need an arid based diet, with ingredients that encourage grazing and foraging. Ingredients include nutrient-rich flowers, grasses, stalked seed, and vegetation.
Focuses on species that need an arboreal based diet, with ingredients that encourage natural forest foraging behavior. Ingredients include healthy bards, nuts, and woodland inspired vegetation.
Kaytee Foraging Woodlands is a premium diet available for Parrot.
Focuses on species that need a tropical or coastal based diet, with ingredients that encourage natural tropical behavior. Ingredients include healthy flowers, berries, coconut, and tropical inspired vegetation.
Kaytee Forti-Diet is a seed-based wholesome formula containing seeds, grains, and pellets. It is fortified with essential vitamins and minerals in a nugget form so your pet bird can maintain good health.
Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro-Health
Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro-Health is a seed-based healthy support diet containing seeds, grains, and fortified supplements so your pet bird receives the essential nutrients needed to live a long, healthy life. It contains DHA Omega-3 fatty acid for heart, brain, and visual functions; natural antioxidants for general health and immune support; and probiotics and prebiotics to aid in digestive health. Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro-Health is naturally preserved.
Kaytee Forti-Diet Pro-Health Egg-Cite
Kaytee Forti-Diet Egg-Cite pet bird food is an egg-based food that combines farm fresh egg crumbles with nutritious seeds and grains. This brand has high quality protein, well balanced amino acids and fatty acids, and DHA Omega-3 for improved growth and development. This food is recommended for use during breeding and molting.
Kaytee Supreme is a daily diet containing all the natural protein, fiber, oils, and nutrients of whole grains. This clean, wholesome, high-quality mix is fortified to ensure a balanced blend of natural seeds, grains, and pellets for a simple yet healthy diet.
Now that you have an overview of all the Kaytee pet bird foods, you can decide which food is right for your pet bird!