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weaning baby birds

  1. General Discussions
    Hello! About 2 weeks ago I rescued a pigeon squab from the grasps of a clumsy, glutton of a crow. I watched the squab roll down the roof, so having a successful rescue of the bird seemed slim at the time. The bird appeared not to be injured and in the few days passing we learned as much as...
  2. General Discussions
    Hi- I swear I looked around on here and couldn't find the answer.....My first ever batch of babies are now 4 week old Moose's that are starting to dwarf their mama; and yet they are still happily in the nest, feeding off of the parents at meal time. Yesterday I put some layer crumble in the nest...
  3. General Discussions
    When it comes time to wean should you start them on anything to get them through the stress of being on their own?
  4. General Discussions
    if anybody here can help me i would appreciate it. 3 weeks ago i found a baby pigeon, he was around week old when i found him. well everything was great, all tho his leg was swollen, i took him to the doc and she said aint nothin broken. so that was a good news. my question is.. he is about a...
  5. Wild or 'Feral' Pigeons
    Hi everybody, I need some help again with my "feral". To make the long story short: a pair of ferals nested for about 4 months on my balcony but were unable to produce any eggs, I have brought them 2 homing pigeon eggs, one baby hatched, they raised her for about 3-4 weeks, then they tried to...
  6. Wood Pigeons & Others Not Native To North America
    I am trying to wean the two baby Woodies off the Kaytee formula now. They have just started to pick up seeds today, so I wasn't sure how much I should hand feed them now. They both weigh 225gms. I only gave them three feeds today and they picked up a few seeds while I was around, so are...
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