new parakeet won't eat

by robbie

My new parakeet has not eaten or drank since I got him yesterday. I have him away from foot traffic and keeping my house warm. He is very young, has not grown tail yet. What should I do?

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Oct 25, 2011
New parakeet isn't eating
by: Tracie

Take the bird back to the breeder right away. Many young birds revert back to needing to be hand fed when taken to a new home. Make sure the breeder keeps the bird until it has been eating on it's own, with NO hand feeding for at least a week.

As a side note, if the breeder doesn't take the birds to an avian vet to make sure the birds are healthy, I suggest you find a new breeder. The bird could be sick.

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