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Re: baby conure

Posted by Meeko's Mom on 11/26/07
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    On 11/25/07, Kathy wrote:
    > On 11/25/07, karen wrote:
    >> On 11/25/07, Kathy wrote:
    >>> I own 2 conure's (part green cheek and part sun)and they
    >>> had a baby about a month and 1/2 ago. i have been hand
    >>> feeding it for about 2 weeks now. my question is when do i
    >>> start introducing it to seed and what kind,and how do i
    >>> get it to start eating the seed instead of the baby bird
    >>> formula.
    >>> thank you to anyone who can help
    >>> Kathy
    >> ??Why seed??
    >> please consider purchasing good quality pellets
    >> get them wet and had feed the soft pellets
    >> Then a little sweet potato, cooked beans, steamed & raw veg
    >> etc. nuts & seeds are for training, not a healthy diet
    >
    >
    > Thank You so much. i just assuned seed because that is a major
    > part of the parents diet (along with fresh fruit and veggies)
    > but i just thought that is what i started the baby on. again
    > thank you soooo much im sure ill be back with more
    > questions....lol
    > Kathy

    Kathy, you should consider converting the parents to pellets as
    well.