found new born on back inside broader area today was crying but couldnt turn over. my wife has her in a make shift nest with a heat lamp on it .. the mother bird has 5 other chicks under her and two more eggs in the nest. what to do with the baby ...... help?
baby bird out of nest in broarder area
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Sometime mother birds reject their young for some reason or maybe the this one just lost its way
I have had a hen hatch several eggs and reject one chick
Can the chick walk/stand by itself?
If you think it is strong enough you can try reintroducing to the mother bird, I would try doing this by placing it under the mother without her noticing ....make sure you keep a close eye on them though
If the chick continues to be rejected you may have to keep it separate and hand raise it
I hope this is of some help