On 10/31/05, shirley wrote:
> oatmeal for bedding? sounds like a recipie for sick birds to
> me... if they are producing young in this type of bedding.. the
> young will mess in it...birds eat mess....resulting in sick
> birds due to eating their own or feaces in the case of the
> babies.. or in the case of the parents eating their offspring
> feaces whilst eating the oatmeal. nice dinner!!! oatmeal and
> poo!! yum yum! i think i will stick toother forms of bedding.
You dont want to use food of any kind
as a bedding,Howard Voren showed me
a trick, Use fine mesh to cover
whatever so the feces travels through
and absorbed but baby cant get to it.
Howard tried all those tricks already