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Re: Jill, how are the babies doing?

Posted by jill on 2/12/07
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    good day everyone. sorry i haven't been on. things have been quite
    busy as we are nearing the end of our flip. the babies are doing
    great. mom has finally stopped plocking them. tried taking dad and
    babies away from her and dad screeched and screeched...very loud and
    hard on the ears. the babies are going down to the food dishes. i
    have been feeding other stuff besides just seed. broccoli and sweet
    potatoes....eggs, peppers,little apple,brown rice....some
    oatmeal...seem like they are trying to learn...anyway, my camera is
    on the fritz so when i can i'll get pics...can't tell sexes unless
    you go by attitude....then i think we have one of again

    On 2/03/07, LindaC in OK wrote:
    > Did you try cooked brown rice to entice them to eat? Broccolli?
    > never saw a baby turn down either but the parents are use to
    > eating it too.
    > My late husband originally had a bird room within an old house
    > that was here on the property. I watched the dad bird feed young
    > ones up to 5 1/2 months old. that was awesome but they were also
    > eating all sorts of other foods.
    > I read about the clipping. Not too early. When they fly well,
    > maneuver under doorways and land gracefully I clip 8 feathers on
    > each side.
    > Still busy busy here with puppys and my lower back is giving me
    > fits. Took me much longer this morning to do what needed done and
    > that's it. I'm headed for a rest.
    > ((( )))
    > LindaC