When switching to Purina Garden Recipe Parakeet Diet it is a good idea to allow 7-10 days for the transition. Gradually add more Purina Garden Recipe Parakeet Diet and less of the previous food to your bird's dish each day until the transition is complete. For best results discard any uneaten portion each day and clean the food dish before the next feeding. Fresh water should be available at all times.Daily Feeding Amount - 1 to 2 Tablespoons Per Parakeet, Lovebird or Small ConureThe food intake required to maintain good body condition will vary. Adjust the portions accordingly to maintain proper weight.To keep fresh, store in a cool, dry location. Reseal between each use.