Hello from NW Oklahoma!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 6wfamily, Jul 25, 2011.

  1. 6wfamily

    6wfamily New Egg

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    Hello, I've been reading all kinds of material on raising baby birds. Yesterday we had a storm come up and saw a nest blow across our yard. My son noticed baby birds on the ground, so I went out in the pooring rain to get these birds. 4 of them, however we've lost all but one and he seem very very healthly!!! We are using Nutrena chicken crumbles mixed with water and seems to really love it! Its a Sparrow so we named him Jack Sparrow...hahaha! [​IMG]

    Anyway, a lil about us: well go here: www.6wfamily.blogspot.com that tells ya a lil about what we do and how we live. By the way, is it a bad thing to not want to let Jack go when he gets older? Do I have too let him go??

    *Here is a picture of 3 of the 4 birds. I'll try to take a picture of Jack tonight*

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  2. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    A big Texas-sized [​IMG]

    [​IMG] I think I would contact a wildlife group. Baby birds are a different ballgame.. need lotsa protein and such. Good luck!

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  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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  5. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

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  6. 6wfamily

    6wfamily New Egg

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    Quote:Thank you! [​IMG] the chicken crumbles has 18% protein. Figured it would be better to use chick starter than dog or cat food since chickens are birds. We have juvenile chicks running around:jumpy so we have an plenty of crumbles. [​IMG] Jack is growing so fast! Just blows my mind how baby chicks grow but WOW that sparrow will be flying around in 13 days or so!

    Thanks for all the welcomes! I'm so excited to talk to other chicken owners [​IMG]
     
  7. what's kickin' chicken

    what's kickin' chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Hi [​IMG]
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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  9. CMTSMWC

    CMTSMWC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Indiana!!! [​IMG]
    and good luck with the baby birds!
     
  10. Hillbilly Hen

    Hillbilly Hen Overrun With Chickens

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