5 week old budgie eats too little and sleeps too much

by Ashy

The mother of the baby budgie died and I took it home to raise it. I understand its the weening period so i put some seed in a shallow dish inside his cage. He ate from there but not too much.

When I tried to give him a gravy like mix of oats and bread, he refused to eat them. He pecked at it a bit when its still hot, but refused to eat. He even fell asleep with his beak in the food mix.

He is not energetic, doesnt beg for food and sleeps most of the time. Is this normal? What should I do?