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Donald Cooke EMP Superior Eggfood is blended with only the highest quality ingredients, including real egg yolk. It has been specially formulated to provide all the vitamins, minerals and other nutritional requirements necessary to support your bird's general health. It has a large particle size, is less powdery, stays fresh longer and is very palatable. EMP Superior Eggfood has been acclaimed by top nutritionists and breeders.
Vitamin A 19,500I.U, Vitamin D3 2,000I.U, Vitamin E 30mg, Vitamin K3 2.2mg, Vitamin B1 12mg, Vitamin B2 38mg, Pantothenic Acid 55mg, Choline Chloride 475mg, Niacin 100mg, Vitamin B6 1.75mg, Vitamin B12 0.075mg, Folic Acid 6.8mg, Biotin 0.38mg, Vitamin C 4mg, Calcium 0.9%, Phosphorous 0.4%, Sodium 0.05%, Magnesium 125mg, Manganese 80mg, Zinc 58mg, Iron 29mg, Cobalt 1.8mg, Copper 5mg, Iodine 1.2mg, DL-Methionine 500mg, L-Lysine 1,150mg, Selenium 0.1mg.
Most Bird Fanciers mix a little water with EMP until a soft, crumbly, pleasant smelling mixture is obtained. Do not use too much water. However, many Fanciers have their own preferred method of feeding EMP e.g. dry or with grated carrot, etc.
EMP should be fed 2 or 3 times a day whilst rearing. During the moulting period feed EMP daily to aid feathering and to bring the birds back into peak condition. For the rest of the year feed EMP every second day to satisfy your birds' nutritional requirements.
EMP should comprise about a quarter of the birds daily feed.
All prices include VAT where applicable.
Under almost all products on our website is an Estimated dispatch time, check this for a delivery prediction specific to the item you are looking to purchase. These badges are updated live based on the stock levels we have and also those of our suppliers - so are usually very accurate, but cannot be guaranteed. In more general terms, we aim to dispatch all orders within 1 working day of receiving payment (and a prescription if required). If we cannot do so within 3 working days we will contact you by email.
For UK delivery, we charge the following:
Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products, such as Insulin, are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.
For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.
We can deliver most items to all around the world, but prices do vary. The majority of light weight orders (less than 1.5kg) can be delivered for a flat rate of £10. For an accurate estimate of the delivery charge, please put the items you require in your basket and use the "Estimate Delivery" system on the shopping basket page (you only need to enter your country and postal/zip code) for a quick quote. For deliveries to the USA you may need to go to the checkout page and enter your full address to get a quote (as some services need your state in order to quote too). For more information on international deliveries, please see our delivery information page.
Due to air freight restrictions aerosols cannot ever be sent abroad by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.
Some products, such as insulin and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.
Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.
To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.
*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.
Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Donald Cooke EMP Superior Egg Food for Birds, including answers from our team.
Is it ok to feed daily to my young budgie. She is 6 months old and has quality seed mix along with vegetables, soaked seeds and other nutritious human foods
I would definitely not recommend this. Budgies are adapted to live in the wild on a very poor sort of diet with extremely low fat levels present. They also take a lot more exercise than pet birds. Once budgies have finished growing then unless they are laying eggs, they do not need any high energy foods. In fact they are bad for them, often causing serious obesity and liver problems. Your desire to give your bird the best possible diet is commendable, but you are in danger of inadvertently causing trouble by trying to be too nice!
The best diet is a mix of good quality millet and canary seeds, along with some regular green food/salad vegetables. Trill is the gold standard seed mix, because of the vitamins and minerals added to it. These do not cause any trouble with increasing the energy content. Budgies are not good at eating greens, but as with children, they are good for them and should be encouraged. If you try to give anything "better" than this, you might well make things worse.