Young birds are small, resistance is very weak. Moreover, the body is still not fully mature. So how to care for young birds is different from adult birds. Care is required very carefully
1. Processing food for young birds
Food processing is important to decide whether or not a bird can adapt to industrial food. Especially young birds. Based on the needs of growth and development, the feed for young birds is processed in proportion: 50% gold millet, 10% green bean flour, 10% chicken egg, 20% green vegetable, 10% bone meal.
2. Notice the ambient temperature
The first week when young birds leave their parents, the best way to care for young birds is to keep them warm. Young birds are pre-haired, their bodies are still immature. They still cannot regulate body temperature. When breeding artificial young birds, the ambient temperature should not be lower than 35 ° C.
Attention should be paid to the dryness of bird cages, bird nest and environment. When cleaning cages, it is usually not necessary to use water. Bird cages should be exposed to the sun regularly. The environment needs to be well ventilated, especially with the need to remain dry every rainy season. If the birds’ habitat is too moist, they will grow slowly. Moreover, it is easy to get parasitic diseases and other diseases.
Attention should be paid to daily hygiene, especially paying attention to the freshness of the food. In addition, need to clean the eat, eat and drink snacks. Cages and eating utensils must be cleaned every day. Do not let feces, urine mix into the drink. Maintain and ensure cleanliness. Only improved hygiene and clean environment can benefit healthy young chicks.
3. How to care for young birds when sick and treated
– Kite cyst diarrhea
Symptoms: diarrhea, poor spirit, no appetite. The song is weak, the hair is frayed, the body has no strength. The parts will appear as strange mouth smells. Touching the kite found in kites has hard objects or it is already over 24 hours but the food is still unable to digest.
First, stop feeding the bird first. If there is still food left in the kite, carefully use the long cylinder, inject a small amount of physiological saline into the kite. Gently massage the kite to soften the food. Then use a syringe to suck food out.
– The skin is bleeding
If the skin is bleeding, catch the young bird, check the condition of the wound. If the blood flow is low, the bleeding can be simple. Usually 2-3 days will be fully recovered. If bleeding is near the eye part or the parts are quite important, then pay more attention, do not let the wound become inflamed.
4. How to care for young birds when falling
When young birds learn to fly or play, there will often be situations of falling and bumping. At this point, please lift the bird first, carefully check the pressure parts gently to see if there is a twist or a fracture.
If there is a fracture or fracture, it should be based on the way of treating foreign trade to deal with scars and fractures. If the young bird reacts slowly, but there is no obvious foreign trade, it may be a shocking collision. The bird should be put in the cage first, keeping warm to allow them to rest for a while and then observe.
5. How to care for young birds when mosquito bites
Apply some eye ointment to the bite site. A small amount may not be processed, the owner can only go to a veterinarian for help. Must have measures to prevent mosquitoes for young birds. As long as the burn is not an eye and there is no inflammation, 2 – 4 days will disappear. Taking care of young birds is not too complicated if you understand their characteristics and development process. Not only are you aware of how to raise breeding birds, you also need to know how to take care of their children.
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