Kaytee's Exact handfeeding formula was one of the first instant baby bird formulas on the market
Hand-fed baby birds simply make wonderful, loving and affectionate companions. The act of hand-feeding helps create a bond between the baby bird and people. When purchasing a companion bird, always ask if the bird was hand-fed.
If you have never been formally trained in hand-feeding a baby bird, it is best to purchase a baby bird that has been weaned and is eating on its own. If you are interested in hand-feeding babies, it is important to receive training from someone who is experienced. Hand-feeding of baby birds has certain risks to the animal if not properly administered and should only be done by competent individuals.
KAYTEE exact Hand-Feeding Formula is a nutritious diet for hand-feeding baby birds. Exact's high nutrition formula helps baby birds grow faster, wean earlier and develop better, brighter plumage.
If you find a baby bird, before handling or feeding, contact your local wildlife center or veterinarian for advice.
Feeding Baby Bird with Syringe
Hand-Feeding Information for Breeders
It is extremely important to follow the directions completely and thoroughly.
KAYTEE exact Hand-Feeding Formula is mixed with hot, clean water to a desired consistency.
Feed the hungry baby with a special hand-feeding syringe.
Hatchlings must be fed about every two hours.
The number of feedings decrease and the amount of food increases as the baby grows.
Baby birds require 10-12 percent of their body weight per feeding.
Use fresh formula at each feeding.
Use proper hygiene.
Monitor babies daily for growth and health.
Depending on species, most birds wean between the ages of 8 and 12 weeks.
Exact Handfeeding Formula|
Kaytee exact Hand Feeding Formula was one of the first "instant" formulas available and is one of the most researched and respected products used by professional breeders, veterinarians and conservation programs throughout the world. exact food's high-nutrient formula promotes growth, weaning, development and bright plumage. When used properly, exact food will support a healthy crop. exact Hand Feeding Formula contains probiotics to encourage a healthy population of intestinal microorganisms. The selected species have been chosen specifically for their vitality, stability, and overall benefits to a bird's system.