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    Cockatiel eggs pipping questions please any advice

    I currenting have 5 eggs incubating in a homemade incubator everything that is needed for the eggs have been met as all 5 have life. Now the first egg has started pipping 28 hours ago . It still only has a small hole. I have tried to read and do research on the matter but not much is found. I...
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    The Dangers of Stunting in Handfed Psittacines

    I think this is a great link for anyone looking to raise chicks - Maybe Admins can turn it into a sticky...
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    Help! Green Amazon laid an egg after boarding

    So, I have had to put my green amazon parrot in a bird boarding facility for the first time since I've had her (12 years). She was there for just under 3 weeks and they put her cage open in a larger cage, in between a macaws cage and a couple of cockatoos. They were not in the same cage but were...
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    Female Ringneck is laying eggs at the moment. Needing Advice Please

    Hello everyone. I am brand new to this forum, and hoping to find some fellow animal lovers to help me out. My husband surprised me with a pair of juvenile Indian Ring Necks just over 2 years ago. He was told that they "had not been socialized in awhile" and brought them home knowing I can tame...
  5. Jayson_Black

    Seeking advice for weaning my hand raised Eclectus!

    After finishing this post I will be going up the supermarket to buy Salem's (Our 44 day (6.2 weeks) old Eclectus) First Foods. Am going to give him Cooked Sweet Potato, Corn and peas. Maybe a small amount of Strawberry &/or Kiwi Fruit. But not too much Fruit coz of sugar/fructose. My main...
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    Pet Taxi for Parrot Brooder???

    Hello! While my Green cheek babies are still hatching, I'm brainstorming different ideas for a brooder. I have a small dog pet taxi that I use for my adult birds. Could I use an under-the-tank reptile heater directly on the bottom, or would it melt the plastic? The plastic is definitely thicker...
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    Green-cheeked Conure Hatch Time

    Hello! My beloved pets of a few years (Brazil and Zealand) have decided to pop out some eggs a second year in a row! Last year, all of their chicks died. This year, I am determined to ensure their health. As I was changing out the birds' bedding, they both came out of the nest box. Because of...
  8. beetory

    First Baby Hatched

    Hey everyone, My name is Bee and I've had two conures for about seven years and last month my girl Darling had a swollen belly and of course, I panicked for a while wondering if she was sick but after a lot of research I came to the conclusion she was making eggs. She does live with a male but...
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    Unexpected eggs

    I'm new here and joined hoping to get some help with an unexpected problem with my blue and gold macaws. A bit of history, I inherited these birds from an abuse situation. They have been living in a cage about two and a half feet square and 4 feet tall this winter as they recovered from a...
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    budgie hatched 2 days early

    Just wondering why the first chick hatched 2 days early. First egg was laid April 20th around 8-9am, and hatched a half hour ago. Hatch date wasn't supposed to be until Monday-Wednesday. Is this because the ambient temp in my apartment is warm? Certainly surprised me. Should I also expect the...
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    Any day now Zazu's eggs will hatch..

    I need someone to tell me how to care for these baby birds. I've never bred birds before. I know that patience and time is needed, and I know that the lives of these babies are in my hands. Someone please tell me the next step! Thank you so much! :orange:
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    Please help d:

    Hello! My two green cheeks, Zazu and Bowie, (female and male) have recently started mating. I bought them a nesting box knowing that Zazu with was egg. As the big day approached I tried my best to figure out how to raise these eggs to babies, and so on and so fourth. Since the "pregnancy" timing...
  13. ann

    how could they do this!

    my society finch egg was having trouble hatching, 24 hours later he was still trying. this morning i was going to go help him hatch. I had towels, a heating pad, a mini nest, made the room humid with the shower, everything was ready. i was even going to record it for you guys. when i went to go...