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  1. my 6 week cockatiel wont eat formula. what should i do?

    Your Cockatiels Health
    My bird is 2 months old and have to hand feed for 13 more days but recently he accidently shallowed the rubber pipe and had to bring him to the vet i thought they were gonna remover it but they gave him a medicine to feed him for 15 days. 3 drops a day. and in the 1 - 2day my bird got more sick...
  2. 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...
  3. Possibly weaned at 6 weeks?

    Cockatiel Talk
    So, one of my babies has been refusing formula. She's a little over 6 weeks, which I know is young, but is it possible she's weaned/weaning? I know babies will get kinda hard to feed when they start learning to fly, but I think she's past that now. She had been eating just fine, but now she runs...
  4. Babies refusing to eat!

    Cockatiel Talk
    I know this is a common problem, especially around this age (4-5 weeks). I'm just so worried they're not getting enough food. They never want to eat formula, so I have to hold them firmly and give them the food. They eat it a bit, but continue to struggle a lot. I can never get them to eat it...
  5. Messy formula!!

    Cockatiel Breeding
    OK so what the trick to the formula being so messy? Babies are bobbing nicely but they sure are messy !! Heads are bobbing and turning and dripping this yukky stuff and its hard to wiipe off !! Darn formula sticks everywhere!!