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Re: Need to know a few things

Posted by Kitty.J on 6/21/05
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    On 6/20/05, Kitty.J wrote:
    > Hello all
    > Yes it is me typing againļ, but I truly want to be
    > prepared for my bird¡¦s sake, so I need to ask a few
    > questions. Some may say if you take proper care of your
    > birds nothing will happen but what if something did
    > happen? Or if I volunteer at this bird rescue and some
    > thing happens or whatever, I just want to know, its
    > knowledge I am interested in knowing. So what exactly
    > should I do if a bird gets sour crop? I heard applesauce
    > and pineapple juice work, how much should I feed and how
    > should I feed it? And also if I were to hand feed baby
    > birds shouldn¡¦t I add applesauce and pineapple juice to
    > their formula so nothing happens? Also is it the same with
    > slow crop? Also I did some research on splay legs, I read
    > somewhere you should tie something around the legs and
    > keep them in place and of course pull the baby so whatever
    > I tied around the baby¡¦s legs doesn¡¦t strangle the other
    > chicks. How long should I leave that ¡§tied thing¡¨ on the
    > baby bird? Thanks for reading this. Its just that I really
    > do wish to have this al down before I hand feed and I
    > already found a good information about hand feeding in my
    > cockatiel book, so that should help a lot too and my
    > knowledge on hand feeding finches. Sorry if I am becoming
    > a nuisance, it¡¦s just that I am seeking information and I
    > want to do what is right. And I want to seek advice from
    > experts rather than reading from an article or a book. Yes
    > the internet really does help and work. A lot of you have
    > some very good information to give others, that¡¦s why I
    > want to know. Thanks for reading all of this.
    > ~Kitty


    Never mind, I just got a lot of information, thanks though :)