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What to feed baby doves?

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  1. Odin

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    ok, so my doves (sent by a cancer stricken woman to my rescue) had babies. I was not expecting the eggs to be fertile, but hey they were. I have two babies, Joey and Chandler, one is very big, and by all of my research is growing "normally" and Joey is quite small compared to Chandler.
    I read that I can feed them, but I don't know what to feed.
    Any help, links with legitimate information and support is very welcome!~
     
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    As doves also are seed eaters you can give them the same as parrots. So formula, oat porridge e.t.c depending on his age.
     
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    Just human porrage?
     
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    Yes human oat porridge without salt and sugar. But only if the bird is old enough.
     
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    Is mom feeding them?
     
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    You can feed them baby bird formula, Exact or Kaytee ,, whatever you have, doves can eat from a spoon, if your really experienced,,,tube feed..or a " tube" of glass or plastic,,with vet wrap over the end, with hole, stick the beak into it so they can suck it out,, kinda like mom regurgitating to them.. Screenshot_20181206-200555_Gallery.jpg Screenshot_20181206-200555_Gallery.jpg
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    Sory for the funky blackness,,,not sure what that is
     
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