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Re: 6 week old baby sun conure

Posted by Cheryl on 5/29/10
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    On 5/28/10, julie wrote:
    > On 7/31/08, Caitlyn wrote:
    >> Hello I got my baby sun conure 2 weeks so when it was 4
    >> weeks old its name is Indigo because the beautiful blue
    >> under his wings and on his tail feathers...I dont know how
    >> to wean him off the formula I put the supreem pellets in a
    >> bowl in his cage to see if it will eat them he just pees
    >> and poops in the bowl...lol I know its disgusting but it
    >> kind of funny too!!! Please help I dont know when or how
    > to
    >> wean him and the breeder I got him from told me he has fed
    >> baby birds up til 3 months he lets them decide when they
    >> are ready to wean and I was thinking that was really not
    >> right he told me to keep him on 3 handfeedings a day but
    >> then I see breeders post for sale baby on 2 handfeedings a
    >> day am I screwed up or is the breeder I got Indigo from
    >> just not smart?
    >
    >
    >
    > Thats wierd... I named my sun conure Indigo too!!! he is 7
    > weeks old and I am finishing up his hand feeding too.


    WE mix thawed frozen peas and corn into a bright colored pellet
    mix for weaning. I also cook grains and beans for all my birds
    so babies get that too. Try slice of apples, oranges and grape
    halves. He'll start eating when he's ready. How old is he? I
    have baby suns about 5 weeks old now and that is way too early.