At about five days of age, it had a sealed vent and without constant checking, washing the vent and changing this cage's diet to high carb and low protein, it and one other nest mate would have likely died. (only two nests this season had this problem.)
At first, it just would not feather and then what came in were sparse and light colored. He can eat on his own but prefers to have about three hand feedings a day too.
|One of Baby's Siblings|
|Another sibling - the three nest mates are big and full grown!|
Way to Go Baby, oops I mean Big Bird!