Bogena Intensief red colorant is a water-soluble powder, which promotes red color in feathers.
Intensive Red for colored birds. Intensive Red is a specially prepared color-food for improving the red color for birds such as canaries, linnets, goldfinches, cardinals etc. Intensively colors all feathers and is best used during moult.
How to Use: Do not mix with seed. Intensief may be added to Beaphar Fortified Egg Food or Beaphar Universal food. As a general rule a mixture of 10 gram of Intensief with 1 kg of rearing food is recommended. Give fresh twice a day, during the moult and during breeding up to a maximum of 4 times a day. Results will only be obtained by feeding Intensief during the moulting season, starting at least one week before the moult. However, many canary breeders offer Intensief daily throughout the year.
Intensief may also be added to the drinking water by dissolving 10g in 1 litre of water (1 full teaspoon is approximately 2g). Both solution and feed mixture have to be prepared fresh daily. Please note: both solution and feed mixture will colour red after mixing with Intensief.
Size: 50g OR 500g
All birds have differing absorption rates, you should not see any red coloring in the droppings of your birds. If you do, then you will need to decrease the amount of powder to water ratio, until the red color disappears from the droppings.
*Note: A Canthophyll food dye, containing 10% Canthophyllis and canthaxanthadine is potentially liver toxic to birds and must always be used in accordance with dosages calculated by experienced canary breeders.