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  1. Late weaning

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello everyone, My tiel is already 3 months and i'm still handfeeding it.. She knows how to eat by herself, i now feed her once or twice a day, but if i feel her chest i can touch the bones so i think she is very skinny. The vet told me that by now she should already eat withouth any...
  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. Help, paralyzed tiel baby

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello ! would appreciate any advice on this: today in the morning I was hanfeeding my baby tiels. (they are partially handfeed once a day) but when I grab one baby,he began to scream like if he was in terrible pain and stress (I was only gently holding him) he was attempting to bite my fingers...
  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. Handfeeding our 4 week old sick baby

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  6. How to introduce new foods to baby cockatiels?

    Training and Bonding
    I have three cockatiel chicks. I have been raising them for almost two months by now because their parents abandoned them (they were 1, 2 and 4 days old when i started raising them). Two of them are ready to start eating "grown up" food. But all they see is me or syringe that i'm feeding them...
  7. 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...
  8. Crying too much?

    Training and Bonding
    Hi there everyone... I am new here. I am also a new mother to a 4 to 5 weeks old teil chick who I named Spam. I am used to handfeeding other birds. Had experience in handfeeding african lovebirds and sun conure but this is my first time to handfeed a teil. Spam is approximately 4 to 5 weeks...