roxy culver· Premium Member
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So I've lost most of the clutch of Hershey's and Snowball's. Not really sure what is going on this time. New boxes, different (kaytee bedding) bedding this year, FSL lighting and cuttlebone, good diet (same diet from first time.) All the eggs hatched. That's what's getting me. So I'm wandering...is Hershey a bad mother? The first time they had the help of Fuzzy so I'm thinking, did Hershey actually do anything? Are these babies starving because Snowball is trusting her to do her job? I checked her droppings...they are normal (I compared them to srtiels site). So now I'm lost. I've been assist feeding, but last night I got home later then usual and I think that's why I lost the 3rd baby. Any ideas? All the babies look totally healthy (great intestines, chirping, everything) til I find them gone. Their beaks are bruised which I know means they were weak and mom/dad got frustrated and tried to feed them anyways. So confused...