I raise TAGs and I offer them water when they're around 10 weeks old. They
usually take their first bath at around 11 weeks and wean at around 12-15
I think Sue has no idea what she's is talking about and is a troll, don't
pay any attention to the troll.
On 2/08/06, Jennifer wrote:
> 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)