Greetings From Hawaii

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MrsO, Dec 30, 2014.

  1. MrsO

    MrsO New Egg

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    Aloha Everyone,

    Just wanted to do a quick introduction. My family and I recently moved to the island of Oahu, and I'm loving it here!

    I stumbled onto this forum while researching zebra doves. Found a nestling the other day and I'm trying to raise it till it's old enough to go back to the wild. Hoping to find lots of info on this page!

    Have a wonderful evening!
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Aloha, and welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. We live in Hawaii as well, and we've raised a number of young Zebra Doves over the years that have fallen from their nests. We used an eye dropper to feed them baby bird food until they were old enough to eat more solid food. They are such sweet little birds. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your Zebra Dove.
     
  3. MrsO

    MrsO New Egg

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    Thank you so much! I just posted a (rather verbose) thread over in the pigeons/doves forum. I would absolutely appreciate any advice you'd be willing to share on caring for the little guy!
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome. The first time we ended up rescuing a baby Zebra Dove, we googled the information on how to feed him. There is a good article on feeding baby birds at http://www.wildbirdrehabhaven.org/Information/how_to_feed_birds.html. For the dove, be sure and use a baby bird food formulated for seed eaters (like Harrison Juvenile Hand Feeding Mix). You can get it from a pet store or a veterinarian.
     
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  5. CrazyChookz

    CrazyChookz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC and have a Happy New Year! [​IMG] Good luck with the Zebra Dove!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Mahalo, for joining the BYC flock- always room for more. Hope you are successful raising the zebra dove baby.
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  8. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

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  9. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

    Mahalo for joining our wonderful flock!!
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     

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