Budgie BreedingBefore breeding any species, it is important to learn as much about the animals, their personalities and the best practices to follow for responsible and ethical breeding prior to making the commitment to take on the responsibility.
He has been hand fed for two weeks. Not sure the dad will still take them back?
He ate a fair amount at the last feeding I offered. I might have been feeding the older chicks to often. There are 7 of them, and they are 12 days apart. I fed all of them on the youngest birds' required schedule.
Major rapid growth has lessened, so depending how much he's been taking, he's likely just filling up less frequently, as he begins exploring other foods. If he seems otherwise healthy, I'd just keep an eye on him.