How Do i feed baby birds?

Discussion in 'Quail' started by mooSa, Oct 17, 2009.

  1. mooSa

    mooSa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I was told that new born birds need their parent to be fed. I heard that they cannot eat on their own in the beginning. Is this true? and if so how do you feed them?
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Depends upon the type of bird. It's very tricky and I did a lot of time learning how to do wildlife rescue before attempting any birds.

    I suggest finding a rescue/rehab group to teach you.
     
  3. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
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    Ummmmm first off what kind of bird you have?second, how did you get it?
     
  4. mooSa

    mooSa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i was thinking of hatching alot of birds, but if they each need to be hand fed.... it wont work out well. Are there some type of birds that can eat on their own like new born chickens?
     
  5. pringle

    pringle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2009
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    There are plenty of birds you dont have to handfeed,ducks,quail,pheasents,chukar,geese basicly all the birds on this forum.
     
  6. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

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    If your gonna do quail, just grind up their food real fine. That helps alot! Really baby birds that need non to feed them are like parrots, wild birds etc.
    Chickens, quail, chukar and more they feed them selves.
     

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