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    i just got my baby 2 days ago. its my first time. Can anyone assess my Kiseki.. thank you so much. 1. I handfeed Kiseki with syringe 2. I put Kiseki in a carton box with incandescent light 3. Kiseki has something in his nose 4. The last time I fed Kiseki, he sneezed. I did something different...
  2. Help with cockatiel chick

    Your Cockatiels Health
    I was hoping for somebody's input on what to do with my "sick" cockatiel chick. We weren't able to visit a vet due to the virus, and any help would be greatly appreciated. The chick is one of 3 in a clutch that hatched around 3 weeks ago, and he's the youngest at around 10 days old. As a 3-4 day...
  3. Stunted baby

    Cockatiel Breeding
    I’ve come across my first ever stunted baby and I’ve been successfully breeding cockatiels for 3/4 years. The baby is now 8 weeks old and isn’t far behind her older brother now. She just has shorter feathers than him. BUT I think she might have something wrong with her brain? She’s doesn’t fly...
  4. what would it grow into

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Hi Guys, I have a chick, could someone help me id the chick and what would he/she will grow into Parent - male: Normal grey / Female: Fawn Thanks!!
  5. Help chick vomiting

    Cockatiel Breeding
    I accidentally overfed my one chick before I headed to work, I wasn't being careful :( . (Was at work for 5 hours, I feed through the night to compensate) When I looked into the nest I saw that it has been vomiting, and I'm very concerned! Its skin also does appear red, and has appeared red the...
  6. Dark Shades over Crop of 4 day Old Baby

    Cockatiel Breeding
    My cockateil pair with hen cinnamon pearl and male pied laid another clutch of 4 out of which 2 have hatched. The first baby is 4 days old now and yesterday when he was 3 days old, I had noticed black shades over his crop. Today on day 4, they are very prominent so I have taken clear photographs...
  7. What color/type is my baby? Gender?

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Hello! I was wondering if any of you could already tell what color my cockatiel baby is, or possibly the gender from the parents! First image is of the parents. Baby also has white feathers on its wings, and speckled white on its tail.
  8. Stunted Chick

    Cockatiel Breeding
    Hi all, I'm new to the forum and to cockatiel breeding. We were given 2 tiels and they have decided to mate and lay, so here I am with 4 babies. I've spent the last few weeks reading up on everything chick related. They are being fed by the parents and the two oldest are doing well, the third...
  9. Rejected baby

    Cockatiel Breeding
    GUYS!!! (and girls) I need some advice, as quick as anyone can manage. My cockatiels have successfully bred 4 babies, fortunately, the first three are fine (at the moment). Baby #4 hatched just this afternoon, with a bit of help from myself (the egg had been pushed out of the nest and was...
  10. Bad dad?

    Cockatiel Breeding
    My mama cockatiel has 2 babies that are 4 weeks old. She is so loving with her babies. Papa cockatiel is also caring for his babies when it comes to feeding and protecting them. But papa cockatiel sometimes goes inside the nest and plucks a few tiny feathers under the chick. This rarely happens...
  11. Cockateil wont eat HELP!!!!

    Your Cockatiels Health
    My 5 to 6 weeks old cockateil chick wont eat :( Today is the second day and he wont eat. He has gotten thin, and lighter. I could feel his breast bone. He has been sleeping alot too. I have been trying to feed him every two hours, what he does is he only takes one gulp then flies to my...
  12. Dwarfism among cockatiels?

    Cockatiel Breeding
    Stunted cockatiels? The first one is developing fine, normal weight, starting to fly, eating millet. It's a pearl cockatiel. The second chick is on track also, slightly a bit smaller than it's older sibling but weight charts aren't off by too much and it's also starting to fly. This one's a...
  13. Anything I can do for my cockatiels

    Cockatiel Breeding
    My cockatiels are laying eggs and they are due to hatch in about 1-2 weeks, is there anything I could do to help my cockatiel mommy and daddy? Like food, nutrition for babies, what stores sell chick food, how to wean them.