Oropharma Can-Tax is a red colorant based on canthaxanthine. This dietary supplement colours red canaries, intensifies the red colour in other birds and ensures a beautiful even red colour. As feathers consist of dead cells and are consequently not fed by the metabolism, they absorb the colour when they are formed. On average, the plumage is changed once a year. However not in one go. The moulting of the old feathers is stimulated by the formation of new ones and this is a gradual process so that the bird keeps a full plumage. When adding Can-Tax to the food canthaxanthine is transported to the place where the feather is growing and it is given the more intense red colour. Beta-apo-8’-carotenal ensures even better absorption of canthaxanthine. The feather formed retains its colour until the formation of a new feather.
Directions for use
Use Packs of 20 g and 150 g: 1 level measure (= 1 g) per 100 g Orlux eggfood or per 200 ml of drinking water. Pot of 500 g: 1 level measure (= 5 g) per 500 g Orlux eggfood or per 1 litre of drinking water. # During the breeding season: 2 weeks before laying the first egg. # During the moulting: daily for the entire period. Doubling the dose is recommended during the moult. # Show birds: daily, all year round. Formula For the detailed list of all components, see the information leaflet in the packing. Ingredients Canthaxanthine Beta-apo-8´-carotenal Vitamin E Iron oxide