Feeding them requires a source of food that contains blood. This can be done by giving your baby owl such foods as beef heart, stew meat,cut up steak, and purchasing mice from your local pet shop, You do not want to feed any types of grains or vegetation such as bird seed and lettuce,or any house hold foods. Watch the video on How to re-hydrate and feed a starving owl. Feeding an owlet. Got a couple of questions to ask but a brief little story, After leaving a hospital i spotted a baby owl in the middle of the road so i decided to take it before someone ran it over. Also, keep in mind, it is illegal for you to try and raise this bird on your own. Please contact us for further advice and see below. If you cannot find a nest, get the bird to a local wildlife rehab for it's best chance of survival. If the owl has a solid mass in its stomach, don’t try feeding it. What to feed a casualty owl. The next step is to place it on a stick and offer it to the owl to eat. The best way how to feed an inured baby owl is to cut up very small pieces of meat such as beef. Do not worry about your scent being on the chick as birds have a very poorly developed sense of smell and will not reject a baby that has been touched. With regards to what to feed a baby bird, you will require any of the following foods for your orphan baby bird's diet:. Supplementary feeding a brood of young in a nest in the wild requires extreme caution and has licence implications due to the inherent risk of disturbance. The best possible food for a casualty owl is that which most closely resembles its diet in the wild. Artificially feeding a fully grown (fledged) wild Barn Owl is only practical if it roosts in an enclosed building, a nestbox, or a similarly deep natural cavity. I don't live in north america, im from eastern europe and before someone tells me i should give to some professionals i would but i don't trust them here like i would in the west. Dead small mammals such as mice and young rats are ideal food, although they are rather expensive and for this reason the staple diet of most owls in captivity is dead day-old poultry chicks. If its stomach feels empty but it has plenty of breast muscle, or has produced a pellet or a big watery white and/or black dropping don’t worry too much about feeding it. Pasta for insectivorous birds; Dry food for puppies; Dry cat food; One of these three products will serve as a basis for feeding the baby bird, and that will help provide all …