The best recipe for your Lory

Reading time: ± 2 minutes Lorys are a popular feathered friend for many bird lovers due to their...

Which recipe for a successful breeding season?

Reading time: ± 2 minutes The breeding season, it seems a very natural thing, but it is often...

Do’s and don’ts when feeding carnivors

For all animals that are under human care, it is important that their diet is as similar as...

How do you keep your parrot at a healthy weight?

You may not realise it right away, but just like us humans, birds also need to control their...

5 practical tips for the breeding season

It is breeding season! The time we most look forward to but at the same time the most...

Why a low iron diet for your softbill?

Iron storage Iron storage disease occurs when too much iron is accumulates in the liver. In the wild,...

How do birds get their most beautiful colours?

Bright colours Everyone prefers to see a bird with beautiful and bright colours. That’s why some people wonder...

The importance of good veterinary care

Sickness It is common sense that birds can fall sick as every other living being. In that case,...

Why do we keep records about our animals?

Recording the data Record keeping is crucial for animal care. As the habitats in the wild for many...

The perfect time to change your bird diet!

Time to change your bird diet Many people ask when it will be the best time to change...

The importance of natural ingredients in pellets

Not only in animal nutrition but also in human food as well, it’s in our days common to talk about protein and fat values. It’s something that’s much more in our minds than some decades ago.

Why are planted aviaries so important for birds in captivity?

When we decide to plant an aviary the main question that rises: which plants should we use? This subject will be enough for some pages, so in this article I would like to explain why, in my opinion, it’s so important to have vegetation in aviaries with birds.

Vlog: Handrearing owls @Wisbroek with Wisbroek Carnipro

In onze nieuwste vlog legt Tiago Nabiço, Manager Operations bij Wisbroek, uit hoe wij onze jonge uilen grootbrengen. Dit doen wij met onder andere ons product Wisbroek CarniPro.

How can our pellets be used as a supplement?

It’s a fact that some species of birds don’t like te eat pellets due to their feeding strategy. When this is the case, we need to use supplements to fulfill the gap of nutrients that the other foods present.

Wisbroek Ibis-Flamingo Floating: Why we don’t have a Breeder and a Maintenance variant

We are regularly asked why we do not have a Maintenance and Breeder variant of Wisbroek Ibis-Flamingo Floating.

Vlog: Which feed is best for which duck?

In this new vlog Tiago Nabiço, Manager Operations at Wisbroek, explains the difference between Wisbroek Sea Duck Floating and Wisbroek Waterfowl Floating and describes the differences between birds and their nutritional needs.

Preparing for the breeding season

The breeding season is the time of the year when birds mate and breed. In the wild, this normally happens in the spring. At that moment the temperature begins to increase and food becomes the most abundant.

Wisbroek Micro 22 and Micro 40: what’s the difference?

One of the most asked questions we normally get is what the difference is between Wisbroek Micro 22 and Wisbroek Micro 40? Why do we have one feed with 22% protein and the other with 40%? With the support of our nutritionist, Ben Lamberigts, we hope we can clarify this subject:

Introducing Wisbroek CarniPro

Usual preys The usual preys of a carnivore are normally other vertebrates. Their carcasses are generally similar between...

Wisbroek’s new range of Parrot feeds

Developing new nutrition Wisbroek has a lot of experience in developing bird feeds. Over the last years we...

Nutrition of “wild” animals in captivity

Nutrition of wild animals The nutrition of wild animals in captivity represents an incredible challenge. There are hundreds...

Wisbroek Ibis-Flamingo Floating – Role played in Scarlet Ibis nutrition

Immune system As many scientific articles of our days mention, the carotenoids present in the egg yolk will...

Weaning birds after a hand feeding process

Hornbill Weaning is the process of gradually introducing a baby bird to what will be its adult diet...

Mealworm nutrition – How important this can be for the health of the birds

Mealworms Mealworms are an excellent source of protein for your birds. Live mealworms are packed with protein and...