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I have a dove of almost 2 months old but she is not able to eat by herself. I have nursed her since her birth her mother left her in the nest alone..
She tries to wean but the seeds seems to fall off her beak....so i am still handfeeding her but she resists it now..
So is it normal or she should have started eating by now.
 

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If you continue to feed her then she has no reason to learn to eat on her own. Sprinkle some seed down around her and peck at it with your finger, like a beak. Let her practice. Don't feed her in the morning, other than the seed. Wait for her to have time to be hungry. That is her incentive to try to eat. After several hours, you can feed her. But the best time to make her try is in the morning when she is the hungriest. Get a good dove mix. And she needs to learn to drink on her own. Gently dip her beak into a small dish of tepid water, but not over the nostrils, or you can aspirate her. She should learn quickly if you let her get hungry.
 
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