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RE: Sick redfoot?

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Posted by: allegraf at Mon Apr 21 12:49:36 2008  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by allegraf ]  
   

The easiest thing you can do if you have a yard is plant a few hibiscus plants. Mine love the flowers and the leaves. I am very liberal with my feeding schedule for the adults. Usually they get fed fruit every two or three feedings, they get fed everyday and they get fed alot (they are quite greedy little buggers). If I am out of fruits then they get 3-4 days of greens. I am a firm believer in variety. Who wants to eat the same thing everyday? The hatchlings I am a bit more strict and on schedule. I feed them every day. Three feedings of greens to one of fruit. They are also loving the hibiscus and flowers. Surprisingly they also like the cactus and the cactus fruit.

Everyone has different opinions of what to feed and how often. I feel as though they should get fed daily. If they were in the wild they would eat when they are hungry and stop when they are not. I do know that I am lucky in that I keep mine outside almost all year round and the weather is suitable for the redfoots (i.e. high humdity and heat). It is alot easier to clean outdoor pens than indoor ones!






   

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