parakeets babies

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by debdann, Feb 16, 2015.

  1. debdann

    debdann New Egg

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    My parakeet had 3 babies and 2 died.. What do I do with those.. One is alive.. I don't want to disturb the live one or the mom and dad.. Please help.. This is my first hatch
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I would provide some treat to lure the parents out of the nest box, and then I would quickly open the nest box and remove the dead chicks.
     
  3. debdann

    debdann New Egg

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    Ok.. Thank you so much.. I'm so thankful for your help
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    How old is the surviving baby? I'm assuming this is a first brood for these parents? Subsequent broods should have higher survival rates.
     
  5. debdann

    debdann New Egg

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    It is 3 days old.. And yes this is their first
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    If it is 3 days old, they have been feeding it, and it should survive.
     
  7. roseyred

    roseyred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aw pics please!
     
  8. debdann

    debdann New Egg

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    My baby parakeet is now 33 days old and hasn't come out of the nesting box..is this ok?
     

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