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MEGAMIX 30ml - WATER CLEANSER FOR BIRDS

MEGAMIX 30ml - WATER CLEANSER FOR BIRDS

(Normally £7.95)

water cleanser
Prevents E.coli, Mold & Fungal germs
from multiplying in the crop and gut

Acid Fearing Germs multiply
Megamix is a mixture of organic acids that protects birds from the damaging effects of wet weather and high humidity over 65%. Megamix prevents e-coli, mold and fungal germs from multiplying in the crop and gut.
Sudden fluctuations in temperature & high humidity cause restlessness in finches and other seed eating birds resulting in alkaline changes in the crop and bowel. Adding Megamix in the drinking water does not damage the bowel in any way, but does prevent the acid fearing germs, notably e.coli, mold and fungal (Thrush) from multiplying. This occurs because high moisture in the air is accompanied by an increased bowel germ count (e.coli and thrush) which causes “gut ache”, loose droppings. Megamix lowers the germ count and immediately protects the health of the birds. Best results come when Megamix is used at the first signs of change in the droppings

For Pet Birds

For Pigeons

Young birds and molting
Young chicks are highly susceptible to health problems during wet weather. Megimix given at a dose of 10mls per litre controls most young bird health problems without affecting their developing natural resistance.

Yeast Infections in Baby Birds
Megamix can be added to hand-feeding formula to help prevent yeast infections in baby birds. Using Megimix rather than Nystatin (anti-fungal medication) you will help the chicks to develop a stronger immune system.

Sudden fluctuations in temperature & high humidity cause restlessness in finches and other seed eating birds resulting in alkaline changes in the crop and bowel. The increase acidity does not damage the bowel in any way, but does prevent the acid fearing germs, notably E.coli, mould and fungal (Thrush) from multiplying. This occurs because high moisture in the air is accompanied by an increased bowel germ count (E.coli and thrush) which causes “gut ache” and green, loose droppings. The birds also have the possibility of ingesting these toxins which may have settled on their food and into their drinking water. Yeast Infections in Baby Birds Megamix can be added to hand-feeding formula to help prevent yeast infections in baby birds. Using Megimix rather than Nystatin (anti-fungal medication) you will help the chicks to develop a stronger immune system.

City Tap Water- The amount of Megamix used will vary from aviary to aviary based upon the alkalinity of the local water. Normal city tap water has a pH of about 7.5 when it is full of chloramines. The pH will rise with the more chloramines added. Therefore city tap water predisposes a bird to bacterial, mold and Thrush growth on food and water ingested into the crop. With the addition of a water softener, the problem can be exaggerated even more.

Normal Bird Crop- has a pH of 4; the proventriculus about 2; intestines around 6.5-7 and the cloaca a pH of 6.5-7. Megamix in normal tap water lowers the pH to 5.3-5.4. Therefore if the normal drinking water has an even higher pH than 7.5, the addition of more Megamix will be necessary to bring the pH into the 5.3-5.4 range. The amount of Megamix needed can be determined by observation of the droppings which should be tight and well formed with just a mall amount of water.

Megamix has no effect on the continuing immunity of birds. It is not absorbed into the blood stream. It may be used every day with no ill-effect. It may be mixed with any of my products, except KD Powder.

Megamix for all Birds including: Budgies, Canaries, Finches and Aviary Birds

Sudden fluctuations in temperature & high humidity cause restlessness in finches and other seed eating birds resulting in alkaline changes in the crop and bowel. The increase acidity does not damage the bowel in any way, but does prevent the acid fearing germs, notably E.coli, mould and fungal (Thrush) from multiplying. This occurs because high moisture in the air is accompanied by an increased bowel germ count (E.coli and thrush) which causes “gut ache” and green, loose droppings. The birds also have the possibility of ingesting these toxins which may have settled on their food and into their drinking water. Yeast Infections in Baby Birds Megamix can be added to hand-feeding formula to help prevent yeast infections in baby birds. Using Megimix rather than Nystatin (anti-fungal medication) you will help the chicks to develop a stronger immune system.
City Tap Water- The amount of Megamix used will vary from aviary to aviary based upon the alkalinity of the local water. Normal city tap water has a pH of about 7.5 when it is full of chloramines. The pH will rise with the more chloramines added. Therefore city tap water predisposes a bird to bacterial, mold and Thrush growth on food and water ingested into the crop. With the addition of a water softener, the problem can be exaggerated even more.
Normal Bird Crop- has a pH of 4; the proventriculus about 2; intestines around 6.5-7 and the cloaca a pH of 6.5-7. Megamix in normal tap water lowers the pH to 5.3-5.4. Therefore if the normal drinking water has an even higher pH than 7.5, the addition of more Megamix will be necessary to bring the pH into the 5.3-5.4 range. The amount of Megamix needed can be determined by observation of the droppings which should be tight and well formed with just a mall amount of water.
Megamix has no effect on the continuing immunity of birds. It is not absorbed into the blood stream. It may be used every day with no ill-effect. It may be mixed with any of my products, except KD Powder.
Megamix for all Birds including: Budgies, Canaries, Finches and Aviary Birds
Megamix
Megamix is Dr. Marshall's first drinking water additive that prevents bacteria, mold and fungus (Thrush) from reproducing in the bird's drinking water. With Megamix this is accomplished by lowering the pH of the water into a range where these harmful organisms do not like to exist. An added benefit is that the drinkers remain free of sludge and sparkling clean.
The main benefit, however, is that it cleanses everything the bird ingests into the crop, thus decreasing direct contamination through the food and water and preventing fermentation of foods fed to chicks until it can be absorbed by the digestive tract. The rest of the digestive tract is pH adjusted into the acidic range where it should naturally be, which also protects the bird.
One huge benefit of using Megamix occurs when our pet birds are housed in very humid conditions on a daily basis. This will happen if they were housed outdoors in the southeastern US where I live, or near coastal waters, where the humidity can be in the 85%-90% range year round. It could also occur if your birds are housed in the basement of your home where humidity levels are usually higher than desired. A desirable range for pet birds would be 50%-55%.

When birds are living in high humidity, the pH of their digestive tract raises into an unhealthy alkaline range which leaves them open to infection. The normal acidic state of a bird's gut is not a habitable condition for things like bacteria, fungus, mould and coccidian organisms. If these organisms are ingested by the bird, they simply pass on through without causing any problems. Once the gut begins to turn alkaline these foreign organisms can cause serious illness in birds that have not developed an innate resistance to these "wet environment" diseases. This would include any species that has it's origins in dry, arid environments.
Illness in the birds happens because bacteria (E.coli and Strep), mould, fungus (Thrush) and coccidia thrive in humid conditions. The birds have the possibility of ingesting these airborne toxins, which may have settled on their food and into their drinking water or simply by spending time on the ground where these organisms can live. Even in indoor aviaries and cages it is especially important to prevent water drinkers from leaking and causing damp places on the ground and cage floors because any moisture will provide excellent conditions for the colonies to multiply.
The higher humidity also predisposes them to drink more water which will make their droppings watery and poorly formed.
The amount of Megamix used will vary from aviary to aviary based upon the alkalinity of the local water. Normal city tap water has a pH of about 7.5 when it is full of chloramines. The pH will rise with more chloramines added. Therefore, city tap water predisposes a bird to bacterial, mould and Thrush growth on food and water ingested into the crop. With the addition of a water softener, the problem can be exaggerated even more. I have found that my normal tap water has a pH of 8.5 so I use the Megamix in the drinking water on all days that the KD Water Cleanser isn't being used.
The normal crop of a bird has a pH of 4; the proventriculus about 2; intestines and cloacae around 6.5-7. Megamix in normal tap water lowers the pH to 5.3-5.4. Therefore, if the normal drinking water has an even higher pH than 7.5, the addition of more Megamix will be necessary to bring the pH into the 5.3-5.4 range. The amount of Megamix needed can be determined by observation of the droppings which should be tight and well formed with just a small amount of water ring around them. Dr. Marshall recommends starting with 3ml of Megamix per liter of water. Observe the droppings for several days and adjust the amount of Megamix up in 2ml increments until the droppings are normal.
I am using the Megamix for the 5 days each week when I do not use the KD Water Cleanser. It is totally compatible with the DufoPlus and Ioford. I also use it with the S76 when treating for air-sac mites and worms each month. Megamix can and should be used with some drug cocktails discussed by Dr. Marshall in his books, but it will cause some of them to precipitate, so it can't be used with others.
KD Water Cleanser Megamix and its sister product, KD Water Cleanser, are health products designed to maintain flock health by decreasing direct contamination through the ingested food and water. This in turn produces a dropping that has fewer germs; therefore, the environment is also kept cleaner. A clean environment is of great benefit when there are fledged juveniles who are just learning to eat on their own. As any bird breeder knows, chicks will hunt and peck around on the floor of their cage eating whatever may look like food. To them, droppings could be just as edible as seed. At this critical stage they have a very immature immune system so they do not need to be stressed by intake of harmful organisms that may be contained in these droppings. In this way, both Megamix and KD allow the immune system of the young birds to develop naturally without constant medications.

INGREDIENTS: Citric acid 1g/L

ADMINISTRATION:
Canaries, Finches, Pigeons & Poultry: Add 2-10mls into 1 litre of drinking water.
Budgerigars & Parrots: Add 2-5 mls into 1 litre of drinking water.
Pet Birds & Lorikeets: Add 12 drops into 1 litre of drinking water.
Perfect Droppings
Small, tight droppings are an
important sign of good health.
Changes from such dropping
character indicates an early
change in health rather than
illness. MEGAMIX in Hand Feeding Formula
Megamix should be added to a liter/quart of water at a rate of 3ml per liter/quart. This water should then be used to make up the hand-feeding formula. Additional Mixing Rates
3ml Megamix to 1 litre/ quart of water
1.5ml Megamix to 500ml/ 2cups of water
.75ml Megamix to 250ml/ 1cup of water
.38ml Megamix to 125ml/ 4ounces of water
.19ml Megamix to 62ml/ 2ounces of water

1. Water pre-mixed with Megamix can be stored for 3 days.
2. It doesn’t matter if Megamix is added before or after the water is heated to mix hand-feeding formula

MEGAMIX for Wet Weather, E.coli & Coccidiosis the first choice water cleanser for a strong, healthy aviary. the first choice medicine for aviaries with a moisture problem. safe to use for one day or continuously for all birds. safe to give to breeding birds and to parents feeding young babies.

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MEGAMIX 30ml - WATER CLEANSER FOR BIRDS

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