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Re: Vitamin S

Posted by phil/wild on 3/31/06
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    try this. www.chinaprairie.com
    great place to get just what you need.
    Best Regards Phil/Wild

    On 3/31/06, Meeko' Mom wrote:
    > Thanks Michael. I already have some Spirulina. I'll give that
    > a try. Any other suggestions to help her out?
    > A little history.... the breeder decided to sell out, because
    > she went to work full time, and didn't have time for the birds
    > anymore. (I purchased 3 pair from her) In the last year,
    > they've not had any fresh fruit or veggies, or the proper care
    > they needed. One of the other pairs started to pluck as
    > well ... but has since stopped, and has new feathers just in
    > the few weeks I've had her.
    >
    > On 3/31/06, Michael L wrote:
    >> On 3/31/06, Meeko's Mom wrote:
    >>> Hi. Can someone please tell me where I can find Vitamin S ?
    >>> I just purchased a pair of Double Yellow Head Amazons. The
    >>> female is completely plucked. Someone told me to use
    >>> Vitamin S for her.
    >>
    >> You're not going to find Vitamin S in any food or supplement
    >> because it isn't a real vitamin.
    >> It is a slang term for speed-amphetamins or steroids.
    >> Without going into the VERY complicated
    > explantion...steroids
    >> are lipids. Lipids are essential for the structure and
    >> function of all living cells. Lipids, among many plant
    >> foods, can be found in algae and fungi. Algae and sea weed
    >> include Spirulina. Spirulina ia a natural supplement that
    > is
    >> composed of nutritionally valuable microorganisms containing
    >> vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, and antioxidants.
    >> Spirulina are grown in tanks and harvested to be made into
    >> nutritional supplements and are included in many bird
    >> supplements and food.
    >> Bottom line...the closest you'll come to Vitamin "S" that is
    >> going to be readily available is Spirulina.
    >>
    >> Michael L