Weaning your baby Lovebirds
You actually start the weaning process as soon as you see the baby picking at it's or others feet. Once the baby starts to move around in the brooder and starts to pick at things it's time to put human foods on the brooder bottom.
The bottom covering and the food must be changed at each feeding. The soft foods will spoil due to the heating pad still being on and the brooder bottom being warm. I feed everything my adult birds get during the day. In the mornings I put in the vegetable mix, which is frozen (defrosted) corn and peas mixed with grated fresh vegetables. Three different type of anything I have in my refrigerator at the time.
At the afternoon feeding I give them corn bread or some sort of bread product and little chunks of greens. In the evening I give them millet and ground up pellets.
They usually start picking at their feet when they are about 3 weeks of age. At this time they will not eat any of the food you've put in there but they will play with it. They will