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
>> 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
>> 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