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Can i feed my baby cockatiels vegetables/fruits?

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Hey so i got 1 month and half old babies cockatiels, can i feed em vegetables and fruits?
 

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You can offer some warm mashed veggies on spoon after formula feedings, see if they like it.
Also, chopped up mixed vegetables can be offered, but they might not eat those as readily right now.
I would stay away from fruit for a while until they are a bit older.
 

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You can offer some warm mashed veggies on spoon after formula feedings, see if they like it.
Also, chopped up mixed vegetables can be offered, but they might not eat those as readily right now.
I would stay away from fruit for a while until they are a bit older.
Hey thanks for the response. At what age should i start weaning them?
 

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Besides the mashed veggies you can also soften your choice of pellets with water and start to offer them. They'll probably just play with most foods at this point, but it's important to get them exposed to different foods asap. In general they wean around 10-12 weeks, but every bird is different so just watch and be sure they're eating on their own and not losing weight. Weigh them everyday to be sure their gaining, and if not keep supplementing with hand-feedings.
 

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This site is a good resource for people with baby tiels: Ask Noodles
 
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