You will need
- - pipette
- - disposable syringes
- - tweezers
- - food for juveniles
Food for Chicks may be liquid or solid. Recently valuewise from the egg. the mother of the goitre spits up partially digested food that you can replace a semi-liquid porridge. Just do not cook semolina or rice, look in trade a special powder that must be diluted in accordance with instructions.
Wash your hands thoroughly. Type the mess into a syringe, put it next the pipette filled with water.
If the bird sits in the nest, wiggle it slightly, mimicking flown mother. In response to the wet behind the ears widely opened his beak, in which you will just have to pour the feed. Ensure that the tip of the syringe looked right in the throat and not under the tongue. After feeding pour in the beak a few drops of water to wash away his uneaten food.
Chicks feeding on larvae or worms, you should feed with tweezers. If Chicks do not open the beak in good faith, will have to help them. Take her in a fist. Gently, but gently lock it.
Your other hand's open beak, insert the index finger holding hands, nestling feeding ready. Take the food with tweezers, put it deep in the bird's mouth and immediately sprinkle water from the pipette, to trigger the swallowing reflex.
Make sure that the chick was not lying on his back, otherwise he will choke. No need to force feed the bird as soon as you feel the fullness of goiter, feeding can be stopped. Acting carefully, you will be able to grow Chicks until when he will be able to eat the offered food.
Advice 2: How to feed baby birds parrots
Their newborn Chicks , the female parrot feeds the thymus milk. Survivor same females during the first days of life babies, as a rule, is the parrot-dad. Sometimes young females parrots refuse to feed their babies with milk. In this case, caring for the kids falls squarely on the shoulders of their owners.
Feed newborn Chicks needed every 2-3 hours from 6 am to 11 PM. At night, the kids have to sleep. Prepare for feeding Chicks of parrots of liquid semolina or wheat porridge, boiled in milk. Add a bit of sugar, dried up shell of chicken eggs, pounded into powder, and fish oil (1 drop per teaspoon of cereal).
The first 3-4 days of life the Chicks feed them better from ordinary medical syringe, of course, without a needle. One cub is enough 3-5 ml of porridge for one feeding.
To dopisivati Chicks water in the first days of their lives not necessarily because porridge, which they eat, contains a sufficient amount of liquid. Although it is sometimes possible to treat kids fruit or vegetable juice.
Next, start to teach kids giving a regular teaspoon. The first time the Chicks usually take cereal from a spoon rather reluctantly. But I got used to this method of feeding, they begin to open his mouth at the sight of a spoon.
Do not rush to transfer Chicks of parrots on grain feed. Doing this is recommended only when the babies will learn to sit on the hand of its master.
To teach young parrots to the grain feed should gradually. For this familiar cook for them porridge thicker. When the Chicks get used to this food and will learn to eat thick porridge yourself, start to pour into their feeders a small amount of grain mixture. Thus, the parakeets gradually get used to the grain, peculiar to these birds food. Remember, Chicks parrots on grain feed in the cage next to the feeder must use a Cup with water.
Be sure to put on the bottom of the cage with Chicks of parrots a jar filled with mineral food. He needed the kids for the proper development and growth of their skeleton. As a mineral additive use powdered shells of chicken eggs.
Do not pick up-fledged Chicks in the grass in may or June. They do not fall out of the nest and made his first solo flight. They are called fledglings. Parents are not left to the flying chick and continued to feed him, but you him for his unnecessary help only hurt.