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  1. 10 Fertile Eggs Laid - Need Advice

    Cockatiel Breeding
    I recently purchased a beautiful pair, healthy sweet and experienced breeders. They were sitting on 4 eggs when I brought them home, they have a wonderful environment and diet and are well loved. So far, the hen has stopped at 10 EGGS :wacko: We have 2 perfect babies hatched, all eggs seem fine...
  2. How long can a chick go without food?

    Cockatiel Breeding
    I have a 4 day old chick that it’s parents abandoned. I go back to work tomorrow and I want to know how long can the chick go without eating? I’m planning on feeding before I go to work and will come home for lunch. But by the time I come for lunch, the chick will be without food for 4 hours. I...
  3. Baby dead while hand feeding

    Cockatiel Breeding
    Hi i am writing this so my horrible mistake can be learned by someone and maybe releave some of my guilt helping someone to avoid to repeating it. I had a two babies clutch, two days ago the parents somehow flew away. I was not at home so when i came at night i had to handfeed de babies...
  4. Buying 7 week old Baby Cockatiels, and Hand Feeding

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hi! It's been a while since posting here. There are two baby cockatiels (:grey tiel: :lutino: ) that I have fallen in love with, and the breeder said they would be ready after June 5. From my phone conversation (although the line was a little muffled), I learned they are not hand fed but are...
  5. Cockatiel chicks being fed - with subtitles

    Cockatiel Videos
    Hi all, I have just finished editing this video of my husband feeding a couple of our cockatiel chicks. Hope you all enjoy it.
  6. 5 week olds don't seem to be eating much??

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hi.. I have handraised 2 cockatiels from 1 week old. They have been doing great! Growing well and just started flying in the past week. They are currently being fed by me at 8am, 1pm & 8pm.. however In the past several days they have barely eaten their formula at all.. i am spoon feeding and...
  7. Hand feeding utensils

    Cockatiel Breeding
    The wide variety of utensils available to use for hand feeding babies can be overwhelming. here is a new article that illustrates various syringes and other means of feeding babies:
  8. 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...
  9. Chick Help

    Cockatiel Breeding
    Okay, yikes where to start? My name is Asha and I am totally obsessed with these birds might be a good introduction. And, like I mean it's a dangerous obsession. I draw them constantly, research them all the time and visit the pet store to see them every day I work. After years and years of...
  10. Spoiled and mimicking?

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hi :) Here is something new from Skye and Sam...i started noticing this few days ago. They have all sorts of fresh food+seeds in the cage and they still scream for something....guess what? They want me to hand feed them...with the same food that is already in the cage like dark leafy veggies or...
  11. Taming help

    Training and Bonding
    Hi All, Hope ye can help, I Kenny my new tiel a week and i started today the taming process i have had succes of getting him to eat off my finger im just wondering could you tell me if my methods are ok i found the method on: Heres the...
  12. hand feed

    Cockatiel Talk
    hi, my cockatiel has 3 months old and she only eat by hand. there is any way to make her eat alone?
  13. Weaned by parents early?

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Our cinnamon female does not make the screeching "feed me" noise, but she wasn't hand fed until we got her at 4 weeks.She doesn't bob her head but very gently picks the formula off the tip of the syringe when I squeeze it out. She never eats much when hand feeding but never calls out when she is...
  14. Food for 6 week old

    Food And Nutrition
    Hey, we've got a 6 week old cockatiel we bought 3 days ago. We were told it can eat on its own but it doesn't eat unless we feed it seeds off our hands, and it doesn't drink water on it's own. I haven't hand feed a bird, I know it can hurt the bird so I don't feel comfortable doing it unless...
  15. 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...