21. Parrots

  1. Laurie J. Gage DVM1 and
  2. Rebecca S. Duerr DVM2
  1. Brian Speer

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376393.ch21

Hand-Rearing Birds

Hand-Rearing Birds

How to Cite

Gage, L. J. and Duerr, R. S. (2008) Parrots, in Hand-Rearing Birds, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470376393.ch21

Author Information

  1. 1

    Served as the Director of Veterinary Services for Six Flags Marine World in Vallejo, California

  2. 2

    Received her BS in Marine Biology from San Francisco State University and her DVM from the University of California Davis

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813806662

Online ISBN: 9780470376393

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Keywords:

  • parrots;
  • psittaciformes;
  • egg development;
  • development of embryo;
  • nursery

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Natural History

  • The Developing Egg and Embryo

  • The Nursery

  • Artificial Incubation

  • Hatching

  • Brooders

  • Diets

  • Hand-Feeding Technique

  • Expected Weight Gain

  • Hand-Feeding Equipment

  • Chick Housing Within the Brooder Environment

  • Weaning and Fledging

  • Pediatric Problems

  • Acknowledgments

  • Sources for Products

  • References