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Re: 6 month old macaw baby still begs for formula

Posted by Glenda on 10/21/09
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    I would suggest you have this baby seen by an avian vet. It
    sounds like he night have a bacterial infection or yeast
    that is preventing him from weaning.

    Glenda

    On 10/20/09, Marianne wrote:
    > This baby doesn't take a interest in solid or soft foods.
    > He began picking a little at pellets and seed and apple,
    > but spends most of his day grunting and flapping his wing
    > like he wants formula. After he's fed he continues to beg.
    > I tapered him to once a day, but his weight fell. Now he
    > needs 2-3 feedings/day to keep his weight up. Any
    > suggestions?