Joplin D. Boid's
"See how big I am?" Page
Date
Days
Old
Feeding Time
Feeding Weight
Comments
Before After

03/17/03
20
3:00 pm
171g n/a @ Oceanside Vet Hospital - Dr. Geoff Smith
03/20/03
23
3:30 pm
6:00 pm
9:40 pm
209g
211g
214g
217g
224g
221g
"I was diving at the spoon while my food was being mixed this afternoon."
03/21/03
24
2:00 am
6:00 am

10:20 am
2:00 pm
6:00 pm
9:45 pm
209 g
212 g

211 g
208 g
215 g
215 g
224 g
222 g

219 g
224 g
224 g
228 g
"I'm becoming more interested in exploring than eating, but Bird Daddy says his will is stronger than mine... we'll see about that!"
Harder to feed... he's very (ADD?) distracted! Likes to cry (listen).
Mixed runnier to get more in while he will eat!
Another more liquid mix - full crop
Ate til full; cleared rt nostril w/damp QTip - had cereal in it.
03/22/03
25
1:45 am
5:45 am


11:00 am
2:00 pm
5:30 pm
10:00 pm
missed
219 g


215 g
221 g
227 g
222 g
228 g
224 g


227 g
231 g
241 g
242 g
Quick, easy feeding
Reasonable amount but only wanted to explore. Now routinely returns to the cage and flaps his wings, then lies down with his neck extended -- as if tired from the exercise!
Quickly full. Back in box standing up playing w/hanging toy.
He was full, crop 3/4 - more interested in exploring.
Full up - very restless on scale - wants to jump (tilt fwd) off
Played before, so very attentive
03/23/03
26
2:00 am
6:00 am
10:00 am
2:00 pm
6:00 pm
10:00 pm
222 g
224 g
224 g
227 g
222 g
228 g
237 g
239 g
237 g
235 g
236 g
240 g
18 cc; I am so tired!
"Birds just wanna have fun!"
"Let's play, Bird Daddy, not eat." Pecking at hang toy in pen.
Ate until full and refused more. Hates the scale.
Started anxiously, then increasingly resistant; temp ck OK
18 cc; head pinfeathers now sticking up instead of flat; now strong enough to be fed standing up, not lying.
03/24/03
27
2:00 am
6:00 am
10:20 am
1:10 pm
6:00 pm
10:00 pm
228 g
232 g
241 g (?)
234 g
233 g
missed
241 g
238 g
247 g
242 g
242 g
244 g
13 cc; Hard work! Standing up, wants to explore.
21 cc; Egads! Has discovered his SQUAWK!
12 cc; A fight all the way.. has mind of his (her?) own!
15 cc - a bit easier this time. (36.8% weight gain in 1 week!)
21 cc - much easier
15 cc - HUGE FIGHT the whole way. Temp ckd okay.
03/25/03
28
2:00 am
6:00 am
9:45 am

2:00 pm
5:00 pm
9:00 pm
234 g
235 g
234 g

232 g
237 g
237 g
245 g
245 g
244 g

242 g
247 g
242 g
21 cc; Tons of work. He/she is so distracted.
18 cc; lots of work again. Too much visual stimulation
We need a less-stimulating feeding environment. Maybe plain white?
He is more curious about "the world" than he is interested in eating!
18 cc - much easier. Dogs barking made him squwak!
18 cc; easier
12 cc; not too interested; temp ok
03/26/03
29
12:45 am
5:45 am
9:20 am
1:20 pm

4:50 pm
9:00 pm
240 g
235 g
237 g
234 g

231 g
235 g
248 g
245 g
245 g
244 g

248 g
252 g
15 cc; all okay except sleepy Bird Daddy!
21 cc; all okay
12 cc; rush job; active play with his toys in the cage
21 cc; ok; red feathers now appearing; he is subvocalizing in cage and pushing wooden ball around.
21 cc; easy feeding; ZooGen DNA report: HE'S A MALE... yes!
21 cc; very cooperative; lots more red apparent
03/27/03
30
1:15 am
4:150 am
8:15 am
12:00 pm
4:00 pm
9:00 pm
242 g
245 g
237 g
241 g
242 g
missed
254 g
250 g
251 g
254 g
255 g
249 g
21 cc; 2 colors of green now very apparent
12 cc; (was probably too watery)
21 cc til full; somewhat thicker. Cooperative
18 cc; fairly easy; extremely playful back in his cage
18 cc; lotta work!
15 cc
03/28/03
31
1:00 am
5:00 am
9:15 am
2:15 pm
5:45 pm
10:00 pm
239 g
241 g
241 g
244 g
244 g
248 g
250 g
252 g
255 g
250 g
257 g
256 g
18 cc
15 cc
18 cc
18 cc; distracted
21 cc; very aware of dogs presence
18 cc; LONG time to eat this time
03/29/03
32
2:00 am
6:00 am
10:00 am
2:20 pm
6:00 pm
10:00 pm
246 g
243 g
241 g
245 g
253 g
259 g
253 g
251 g
255 g
263 g
263 g
261 g
15 cc; reluctant eater
15 cc; lots of work
20 cc syringe; lots of work; extremely curious/clingy
24 cc; slow but sure. Looking around a lot.
21 cc
15 cc; slow. He definitely has a mind of his own!
03/30/03
33
2:00 am
6:00 am
10:00 am
2:00 pm
6:00 pm
9:45 pm
251 g
247 g
242 g
247 g
247 g
250 g
258 g
258 g
258 g
252 g
258 g
262 g
21 cc; cooperative; big poop during feeding
18 cc; lotta work - green on head more prominent
18 cc; distracted; huge poop during feeding
21 cc; much easier; big poop during feeding
18 cc; big poop during; playing w/beads in cage after
18 cc; ready for bed; lots of "kissy" play tonight with much subvocalization by Joplin. He is a very loving little guy. Equally open to Margie as to Bird Daddy.
03/31/03
34
2:00 am
6:00 am
10:00 am
2:10 pm
6:30 pm
10:00 pm
248 g
248 g
249 g
247 g
251 g
253 g
258 g
261 g
256 g
263 g
263 g
264 g
21 cc; huge poop during feeding; green on back filled in now
21 cc; very distracted - looking around; it's morning, why not?
18 cc; fight all the way; big poop during feeding.
24 cc; easy! Big poop during feeding. (12.4% weight gain this week)
24 cc; easy but slow
21 cc; easy; he's so cute!
04/01/03
35
2:00 am
6:00 am
12:00 am
5:20 pm
11:00 pm
252 g
255 g
245 g
245 g
251 g
263 g
257 g
257 g
262 g
258 g
18 cc; lotta work this time
18 cc; long time to feed; HUGE poop during feeding
20 cc; late getting home for feeding
21 cc; easy but sleepy while eating; out this afternoon to DDS w/me
15 cc; he's very tired--falling asleep while eating; lots of excitement this afternoon + play tonight; tried to remove button from my shirt!
04/02/03
36
3:00 am
7:00 am
11:00 am
4:00 pm
9:00 pm
248 g
254 g
252 g
247 g
252 g
261 g
265 g
266 g
261 g
260 g
24 cc; sleepy--one eye closed while eating
18 cc; very slow; first feeding of the daytime seems most difficult
21 cc; very messy! Active play w/toys in cage; wants to explore.
21 cc; ok
18 cc; messy! HUGE poop during feeding; he's very distracted
04/03/03
37
1:30 am
5:00 am
9:45 am
2:00 pm

6:15 pm
9:45 pm
249 g
2548 g
248 g
257 g

257 g
263 g
265 g
263 g
265 g
270 g

273 g
273 g
21 cc; ok (I'm very sleepy now!)
18 cc; messy! BIG poop during feeding; Green head looks like feathers!
21 cc; likes runnier/warmer this morning.
24 cc; active eater; HUGE poop and LOTS of urine during feeding;
he's starting to stand on one foot in his cage!
24 cc; big poop during "halftime"
24 cc; messy! Lg poop during feeding - lots of urine.
04/04/03
38
2:00 am
6:00 am
10:15 am
2:00 pm
6:00 pm
10:40 pm
257 g
260 g
254 g
254 g
254 g
258 g
269 g
267 g
263 g
267 g
268 g
273 g
18 cc; SLOW
18 cc; very slow; distracted by crows; big poop during feeding
18 cc; HUGE poop during feeding
18 cc; He heard a frog outside... kept turning his head!
22 cc; Dogs were really distracting to him
21 cc; slow; lots of play with Bird Daddy & Mommie tonight!
04/05/03
39
4:00 am
8:00 am
12:30 pm
257 g
259 g
255 g
268 g
270 g
268 g
16 cc; Not too interested in eating; temp okay
16 cc; Hard to feed with dogs around - too distracted
22 cc; very slow

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