Properly prepared ABBA Soak. The mixture has been soaked in cold water at room temperature for 8 hours, then drained, and kept moist in a glass jar for an
additional 18 hours, at this point the ABBA Soak is washed thoroughly under running water and stored in the refrigerator. As needed, it is blended with 50% ABBA Green 92 or ABBA Red 93 and
fed to the birds in a small amount at a time fresh everyday, and especially when the parent birds are feeding their youngsters.
Photo by G.A. Abbate