A breeding pie adapted to all chicks. Egg based, it is very nutritious and well balanced for the growth of young people. This must be served to the parents either dry or moistened. Before laying, she will provide the female with what she needs to make her eggs. A few days before hatching, give the female the value of one teaspoon each, in addition to her usual food.
During the whole breeding period, parents must have some pâté at their disposal which must be renewed every day. When the young people will have 3 to 4 weeks, gradually reduce the daily quantity so that they feed only seeds. It can also be given all the year regularly in limited quantities to provide proteins and vitamins and to habituate the birds to this food before reproduction.