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Bird Cuttlebones

What on Earth is a cuttlebone? Great question! Unless you’re an experienced avian (another fancy word!), you may not be familiar with the word, “cuttlebone,” so let’s find out what this is because if you have recently brought home a pet bird or are considering adding a feathered friend to your family, then you will want to know what these things are because they’re very helpful to our avian companions. By the way, “avian” is a word used to refer to anything having to do with birds. Ok, now that English class is over, let’s get to the product at hand—cuttlebones, which you can find right here on the Zen Pet Supplies online store. Our friends at Wikipedia define cuttlebone as follows: the flattened oval internal skeleton of the cuttlefish, which is made of white, lightweight, chalky material. This is a dietary supplement that is also a beak sharpener and trimmer. Let’s take a more in-depth look at some of the many benefits of putting cuttlebone in your bird’s cage.
Calcium carbonate is the main component of cuttlebone; it’s made up of about 85% calcium. And what’s calcium good for? You guessed it! We all know that calcium helps build strong bones, but did you know it’s important for birds, too, because it helps birds with bone formation and blood clotting. Cuttlebone is an inexpensive source of calcium carbonate (you’ll find it here for under $5) and other trace minerals for your bird. It’s a natural product free of toxins and contaminants, so it’s 100% safe for all types of birds.

Calcium carbonate is the main component of cuttlebone; it’s made up of about 85% calcium. And what’s calcium good for? You guessed it! We all know that calcium helps build strong bones, but did you know it’s important for birds, too, because it helps birds with bone formation and blood clotting. Cuttlebone is an inexpensive source of calcium carbonate (you’ll find it here for under $5) and other trace minerals for your bird. It’s a natural product free of toxins and contaminants, so it’s 100% safe for all types of birds.

Other trace elements are necessary for both people and birds, and there are a number of these trace elements in the cuttlebones available here on our website. One of these elements is iron, which aids in the creation and function of red blood cells. Potassium, another trace element in cuttlebone, helps your bird maintain normal heart and muscle activity, and zinc boasts your bird’s immune system. Finally, copper helps birds with circulation and healing just as it does for humans. As you can see, the health benefits of cuttlebone are numerous, so you may want to keep this product on hand if you have a pet bird. Not only is cuttlebone a wonderful dietary supplement, but also its rough exterior acts as a tool to help support beak strength. Birds will use a cuttlebone to sharpen their beaks and keep them trimmed. You can hang the cuttlebone in your bird’s cage using a cuttlebone holder, another item you can find right here for a super low price. You’ll find cuttlebones come in different sizes including 4"-5”, 6"-8” and 8"-10.” Birds of all sizes can enjoy the cuttlebones available today at Zen Pet Supplies.