Follow us!

Re: Water

Posted by Jennifer on 2/08/06
(13) Comments

    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:
    >> Jennifer,
    >> You are correct that your bird is receiving adequate hydration
    > from
    >> 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
    > worry
    >> 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)