Finding and preparing Cuttlebone-The benefits for birds

It is necessery throughout the year for birds,especially in females during the breeding season.

Nutrients of the cuttlefish bone
Insoluble acids 1.4%
Moisture content 2.3%
Organic content 8.9%
Calcium 85% calcium carbonate
Magnesium carbonate 0.42%
Potassium 63 mg / kg
Total nitrogen 8,300 mg / kg
Total phosphorus 20 mg / kg
Heavy metals (mg / kg = parts per million)
Zinc 167
Iron 101
Cobalt 19
Copper 11
Manganese 8

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