Quiko Special Red Egg Food Supplement contains Canthaxathin for color, real egg for protein, vitamins for conditioning. A varied diet is the key to having a healthy bird. Seed diets are relatively low in protein and lack many essential vitamns. Pelleted and extruded diets don't offer variety and are many times poorly accepted by the birds. Adding egg food to any of these diets increases the protein and vitamin levels of the overall diet. Because most birds readily eat the egg food before anything else, it is the perfect means to introduce vitamins or medication when necessary.