We find that more and more people want to “get started” in baby African Grey Parrot hand-rearing or are persuaded, when making a purchase, by skilled vendors to finish raising unweaned chicks by hand.
However, this practice is far from being a hobby but, on the contrary, requires equipment, experience, and unfailing availability as long as the bird is not weaned and autonomous.
Raising and feeding your baby an African grey parrot by hand cannot be improvised. (Hand Raising) requires time, special care, and important precautions. It is advisable to be well informed before starting.
African Grey Parrot growth Stages
Hand-feeding, hand-rearing, of young birds x is a type of breeding that cannot be improvised and requires a lot of time and attention. Many precautions must be taken so that the chick grows well and does not suffer from behavioral problems. Weaning should be gradual.