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how would i get this baby bird to eat?

so this babybird is hurt pretty bad looks beat up i took it from some kids. i tried feeding it soft cat food and it wont open its mouth ..does that mean its not hungry..idk please help. and i need to know what they can eat..looks like a bird that stays small

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maybe you should try to give him water first. try making him drink from a hamster bottle thing. if he drinks some water then you can try giving him food. look up on the computer to see what foods he likes. maybe some fruits? or some seeds or nuts? and make him feel comfortable, sooth him by petting him gently. no sudden movements.

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cut up a worm and just stuff it in its mouth trust me i know ive done it ;p

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where do u find worms lol
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go dig up some worms(or buy some, whatever) and blend or mash them up. Then get s syringe and force it down its throat. Thats the only way youll get it to eat. It wont(most likely) just open its mouth, ready for food

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does it have to be worms
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yes, thats what they eat in the wild.
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Yes, you here people saying other things, (which i havent tried, and wont, worms mashed up are your best bet) but those will give it the best chance.
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And, you need to feed it every 10-20 minutes all day long (like 15 hours a day) Their diets are very strict and if not fed properly, will die
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Acceptable foods for baby birds:

Moist dog food
Raw liver
Hard boiled eggs
Dog biscuits
Dog or cat kibble
Worms


I just found this. Good luck!!
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And keep in mind if it survives, it may not be able to live on its own. And , if it did, you'd have to keep birfeeders around as it wont most likely be able to hunt on its own.
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Baby birds eat regurgitated food from its mother. You need to contact a wildlife refuge and get the bird to it.

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step 1 find worm

step 2 eat worm

step 4 lean over baby bird

step 5 regurgitate

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what we did when we found a bird was take pieces of bread, put some water on it so it softened, and fed it to the bird with tweezers

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a baby though?
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A dropper of water first and then a piece of worm.

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You can get rice cereal for infants at the grocery store. mix a little up with water and put it in a medicine dropper for babies. Then open its little mouth and put just a little in at a time.

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