Emergency Help Pleeeeeeez

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by calico041, Apr 4, 2011.

  1. calico041

    calico041 Out Of The Brooder

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    I found 2 sparrow eggs in a nest that had been attacked. All the rest were cracked,and the mom is nowhere to be found. they are in my incubator, but i dont Know what to feed them, or how to rear them and 1 of them has a small crack. Help pleez!
     
  2. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    I guess start digging worms? You will have to mince them.
     
  3. Sunshyne276

    Sunshyne276 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. welsummerchicks

    welsummerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know if this is really the right thing to do but we have actually raised up a couple baby birds by feeding them moistened dry dog food.

    Not sure an expert would recommend that but the new baby birds we found did survive and grow up to 'spread their wings'.

    I had one that we named 'Peck'. He was a really cool starling.
     
  5. Rammy

    Rammy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Use rounded tweezers to feed them when they hatch. Minimal handling is best. The dog food is a good idea, but worms and grubs are best. Mince them like the other poster said. You could also call places that handle wildlife and they can help you with contacting the appropriate agencies or give you helpful ideas on raising the babies. Good luck!!

    Rammy
     

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