On 6/20/05, Robin P. wrote:
> On 6/19/05, Robert E. wrote:
>> My finch parents seem to have stuffed their two babies full
>> with eggfood. The crops are quite engorged. Will the
>> babies be able to swallow and digest all that food or will
>> they choke? Please reply, my fiance is quite concerned with
>> the babies' well-being.
> Generally the parents don't stuff more in the babies than
> they can hold,when you can see the food in there,it's already
> past the point of swallowing,it's in their crop,where it gets
> processed into the digestive system.
> 2 babies is a small clutch for finches,so they're probably
> trying to feed 4 babies.You might cut back a little on the
Thanks for the reassurance. As soon as I noticed I slowed down
the eggfood. The parents seem to be doing well considering they