Basic Equipment

Some of the equipment that you will need to raise an orphaned macropod joey include:-

  • Appropriate milk replacer

  • Glucodin powder

  • A selection of glass bottles in different sizes (25ml, 50ml and 100ml bottle)

  • Assorted macropod teats

  • Pouches in an assortment of sizes. These should be made from cotton fabrics only.

  • Electric heat pad or humidicrib

  • Digital thermometer

  • Cane basket and basket liners of thick warm natural fibre, wool or down/feathers; or a hanging bag made from natural fibre (not synthetic).