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Old 04-26-04, 02:09 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally posted by ohh_kristina
No, you're right - he is basically completely helpless. In the wild he wouldn't leave the nest for many more weeks. However, my breeder (and many others that I have spoken to) likes to sell her birds and have the new owners hand feed/rear them. We have him set up on a low heat pad and he gets hand feed every two or three hours. It is a HUGE task, one definitely not for the non-commital type.
Thanks for explaining. Well, good for you for taking on that commitment. Good luck with him!
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