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  1. 4-week old cockatiels won't eat at midnight + nibble a lot.

    Food And Nutrition
    My two cockatiels (I think they're born 1-2 days apart, according to the breeder I bought them from) are now 3 weeks and 6 days old, and they have feathered wings + tails, but there are still pin feathers on their backs, wings, and head. I feed them every 4.5 hours, starting at 6 AM and ending...
  2. Moving Chicks from Brooder to Flight Cage

    Cockatiel Breeding
    I have 3 adorable chicks, about 5 weeks old and have been hand fed for over 4 weeks now. They are all fully feathered and have been doing very well without a heater (took it away about a week ago when they were pretty much fully feathered). All 3 fly and have started to pick at millet and other...
  3. Hand feeding help!

    Cockatiel Breeding
    So just after some advice! I've hand fed wild song birds, crows and an owl in the past but they are very different from cockatiel chicks. I'm using kaytee exact formula I've got syringes, bent spoon, thermometer and bowls and stuff equipment wise. I've done loads of reasearch and watch loads of...
  4. Heating pad: two quick questions

    Your Cockatiels Health
    I need to buy a heating pad for the brooder. There are hundreds of types and basically there are the following types: Pads for pets and Pads for humans Also there are types that switch off after about 90 minutes and others (I haven't seen them yet but I know they exist) that never switch off...
  5. HELP! Brooder Heating Mat Advice!

    Cockatiel Breeding
    Hi Everyone, Im urgently needing some advice on heating mats, there seems to be so many but i dont know what is the best to use. My chicks will hatch in about a week and just in case something happens i want to be ready. Initially i was going to just wait until i was ready to start hand rearing...
  6. Brooder

    Cockatiel Breeding
    Alright so I'm looking into building a brooder since my birds have successfully hatched some of their eggs, and are looking at a clutch of 8. I'm just wondering how I should go about making one. So far I have a 50cm long fish tank, and I've ordered in a heat mat. What I want to know is, what...
  7. New To Cockatiels ! Want To Breed Them HELP :D !

    Cockatiel Breeding
    Hi, I am Totally new New Cockatiels and I Have Kept Budgies as Pets but Cockatiels Seems Better :D!! Here Where I Live We Don't get Hand Raised Birds. So I Decided to Buy a Pair of Cockatiel(Gray Ones) and Breed Them and Then Hand Raised There Babies :D! I Have Researched all About Breeding...
  8. How to be prepared for hand raising babies

    Breeding and Genetics
    Here are the items you will need in case the parents do not take care of their babies and you'll have to hand feed them and raise them. 1st you take a towel and lay it down on a flat surface - Such as a table 2nd You lay the heating Pad on top of the towel 3rd You lay another towel...