Hand Feeding Equipment

Gavage/Crop tubes

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Gavage/Crop tubes for dosing or feeding of small animals and birds

Available in curved or straight in a variety of sizes.

Our standard stock sizes are:

SizeLength (approximate)
8g 15cm
10g 12.5cm
12g 10.5cm
14g 9cm
16g 9cm
18g 6cm

Please contact us if you require other sizes or lengths.

A guideline to sizes for use with birds:

  • 8g (approx 15cm long) - for Harris hawks, large macaws, large cockatoos
  • 10g (approx 12.5cm long) - for small macaws, small cockatoos
  • 12g (approx 10.5cm long) - for African greys, Amazons, most falcons
  • 14g (approx 9cm long) - for cockatiels, budgerigars and small parakeets, plus small raptors
  • 16g (approx 9cm long) - for finches and canaries
  • 18g (approx 6cm long) - for waxbills and other small birds

Handfeeding Spoons

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Stainless steel, sterilsable spoons offering an easy alternative to gavage tubes.

Attach to syringes for dispensing a measured amount.

Ideal for feeding small parrots, finches and canaries.

Handfeeding Syringes

Syringe to Handfeed birds

Plastic, 3-piece hand feeding syringes

For use with gavage/crop tubes, feeding spoons and/or for direct feeding

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