Posted by Jennifer on 2/08/06
That's what I'm doing myself. I give him weaning pellets (soaked) in
addition to his formula. He loves those things...;)
On 2/08/06, MKay wrote:
>> You are correct that your bird is receiving adequate hydration
>> the hand feeding formula.
>> While you are weaning the bird, he will eventually try water along
>> with the new foods he's trying. Birds are smart. They know what
>> water is and when they feel they need it. Offer it but don't
>> if he's not taking it and you are still hand feeding.
>> Michael L
> Jennifer, just wanted to add that as you offer fresh vegetables and
> fruits, the baby will be taking in water from those foods as well.
> When we weaned a Greenwing for a friend, I used to also soak weaning
> pellets in addition to the foods we offered. I can honestly say, it
> wasn't very often that I saw that baby actually drinking water
> before it left us at 16wks (not fully weaned)