FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

SAFETY

IS AVINECTAR SAFE?

AviNectar is free from any banned substances and is manufactured in Britain to human food grade standards.

IS AVINECTAR LEGAL IN COMPETITION?

AviNectar contains no substances that are prohibited or require a withdrawal period,


FEEDING INSTRUCTIONS

HOW DO YOU FEED AVINECTAR RACE RECOVERY?

Feed daily at a feed rate 1.25ml per bird per day immediately after racing and for next two or three days.


Ideally given in drinking water as first drink back from racing and then for next two to three days. Should be diluted in drinking water at a rate of 25ml of product per 1000ml of water.

HOW DO YOU FEED AVINECTAR DAILY BOOST?

Feed everyday at a feed rate 1.25ml per bird per day.


Can be diluted in drinking water at a rate of 25ml of product per 1000ml of water or mixed with food at a rate of 1.25ml per bird per day.

WHICH PRODUCT SHOULD I CHOOSE?

During the racing season, choose the product that best fits your needs:

AviNectar Race Recovery

To help your pigeons replenish after racing. AviNectar Race Recovery contains a high concentration of our Enzyme Rich Malt Extract and also contains protein, electrolytes and B-Vitamins. If your first concern is ensuring your birds recover quickly, choose this product.

AviNectar Daily Boost

To help your pigeons maximise nutrition from your existing feed. AviNectar Daily Boost contains a lower concentration of Enzyme Rich Malt Extract and higher concentrations of B-Vitamins. If your first concern is improving your pigeon’s condition, choose this product.


INGREDIENTS

WHAT’S IN AVINECTAR RACE RECOVERY?

  • Our patented Enzyme Rich Malt Extract
  • Water
  • Medium chain triglycerides (from coconut)
  • Electrolytes
  • B-Vitamins
  • Protein (from yeast)

WHAT’S IN AVINECTAR DAILY BOOST?

  • Our patented Enzyme Rich Malt Extract
  • Water
  • Medium chain triglycerides (from coconut)
  • B-Vitamins

WHICH ENZYMES DOES AVINECTAR CONTAIN?

CARBOHYDRASES

(convert starches to sugar)

α-Amylase converts starch and amylopectin to sugars

β-amylase converts starch to sugars eg: maltose

DEBRANCHING ENZYMES

(act further to produce simple sugars eg: glucose)

α-Glucosidase

Translucosylase

Iso-sucrase

Maltase

FRUCTANASES

convert fructans -storage form of sugar in plants – into glucose and fructose

PROTEASES

Convert proteins to absorbable amino acids

POLYSACCHARIDE HYDROLASES

(break down plant cell walls and fibre)

β-glucanase

Cellulase

Xylanase