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Questions....New food?

So when I got Luna, my brown headed poi, she has been weaned on Caitec Baked Food. I've never heard of this food and no little to nothing about it. Does anyone else use it? Have you heard good or bad things about it?

Since she is just weaned and still begging for formula sometimes, I dont want to change her diet yet, i dont want to worsen the issue. This is a good idea right? Any advice would be helpful!!!!
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Never heard of it until now but it looks nice
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I would keep giving her that but offer other foods too. Now is the best time to get her to eat other things.\
You are hand feeding still right? Sometimes babies regress when they go to a new home so you need to know how to hand fed. Let her decide when she is ready to wean is better for them.

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No I haven't started hand feeding yet, because she is maintaining weight. She has a vet appointment next week too, so I was gonna ask then. She is just still begging for the food. I wasn't sure whether it was good food or not, or i should try to get her on something else.
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I know I mentioned my cockatiel still begging after a year, but the yellow streaked lory who is at least 10 years old I got last night still begs!
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Do you give in and Hand feed, or do you just ignore it?
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I just let him go crazy with my fingers My cockatiel still gets hand fed
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I would be worried if she is just weaned and begging. I would keep offering her handfeeding until she rejects it. Do you know how to handfeed? I would also be offering seeds, pellets, and fresh food.
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Since I abundant wean I feed my birds till they stop asking. It also helps babies feel more secure. That is why some regress when they go to a new home and need it for a few days.

If you don't know how to hand-fed you can offer warm foods like mash sweet potatoes or baby food from a spoon no more then 103 degrees. Get low or no salt and sugar.

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I use the caitec baked goods only as treats though you have to add pellets and fruit and veggies etc. Have not heard of one feeding that only as a main food. I might have to check the package when i reorder
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