As the body of juveniles is not yet Mature, the products must be selected such that they are easily digested. If you can not prepare balanced food, veterinarians recommend the use of baby food, such as mashed potatoes or porridge. The main condition is the lack of salt and sugar.
Because ravens are omnivorous, Chicks in addition to vegetables, you need to give meat. It can be in the form of a paste (the same baby food), or meat. Chicken by-products can be served cut into small pieces.
We should not forget about cereals (grains) because they contain valuable minerals and vitamins. This product can be pre-boiled or steamed hot water. Very young Chicks it is better to give cereal. Of recommended crops can be called oats, wheat, barley, rye.
In addition, as an additive in food to the young ravens give low-fat cottage cheese and a boiled egg. And, of course, do not forget that the crow should be regularly to clean fresh water.
How to feed baby crows
While the chick is not used to humans, he will be very reluctant to take food. So you have to try to get out of the situation. For example, lay the food directly into the beak so called swallowing reflex. After some time, the crow itself is a joy to eat.
If the chick refuses to take food from the hands, and thus he is weakened, in order to avoid injuries of the beak food lay with a syringe with a rubber tip. Even if the bird will not sit quietly, she will not be injuries.
It is worth remembering that food should be warm, about body temperature, i.e., 36-37 o C. In addition, it should not be kept long in the fridge. Best of all, each time prepare a new mixture.
Trying to fledge, do not forget that not all the foods that eats people, useful for birds and animals. To grow a healthy individual, you need to avoid giving the chick fried, smoked and dried. Also it is contraindicated salty and sweet foods, including confectionery. Sausage and canned food, foods containing preservatives – all this, in any case should not be in the poultry diet.
Caring for the chick is not just a hassle but also a great responsibility. In order not to harm him, it is better to consult with your veterinarian.