Question category: Breeding

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Sorry i didnt really mean that! The real thing is that the nest boxs that she has now is a bit tiny, im not sure how she is going to feed her babys since she has 5 eggs! And that nestbox is like a box for those bleu tiny birds, i really want to transfer […]


Can i replace the eggs to a new budgie house so the mother can sit on the new house? Because the old one is kinda broken and not so safe.

unfertlized eggs.

Hello, I have 2 Beautiful Zebra finches. My female finch lays eggs but their unfertilized. ISs there a reason why my male Finch is not fertilizing eggs?

Gouldian Finch incubate Eggs only during the Day

Saturday 6th August 2022 Dear Sir/Md My Gouldian Finch lay her Final 4th Eggs. I noticed that she only incubate her Eggs during Day Time. At Night she stay away from her 4 Eggs. Will the 4 Eggs be able to Hatch by 12 to 16 Days? Thanks in Advance. Regards, Neoh

Zebra finches

I had 2 pairs of healthy zebra finches, i provided them with 1 nest and eco-friendly nest materials, they soon hatched 5 eggs and had 4 babies survived out of it, after some time one out of 4 babies just died and was thrown out, now all the babies were almost adult with feathers but […]

Love birds eggs

I have one male and two female love birds in a single cage , I saw two female love birds laid separate eggs on each of their pots . One pot have 5 eggs and one pot have 4 eggs, I don’t know how they mated and I don’t know what to do? One male […]


Hello I have a canary who has layed eggs. Now she has stopped but she uses the nest for resting. Can I leave the nest or do I have to remove it? Thank you

Female white finch fighting with new mate

I bought 1 pair zebra finch 1 month ago.male was black breasted yellow beak.both were fought erly when i got them to my house.then they both got well bonding.i put nest including metarial.they spent thir most of time there.only come out for food.then 26 july my male finch died.then the female were very sad for […]


Will a female attack his pair when breeding


My female just laid her first egg. Do I need to take the male out of the cage?

Accidental male/female budgie pets

I found out that my two budgies are male/female. I’m not interested in breeding them, but love them and don’t want to give either of them up for adoption. I got the male budgie a few months ago. The were recently introduced in the same cage, after months of casual introductions. The next day, I […]

Lovebirds egg laying

Hi my lovebird is shy of a year and she laid her first egg last night. The egg is at the bottom of the cage and not in the nesting box she’s been working on. What do I do?

How to breed my cockatoos

I have a male cockatoo that was a breeder bird and a female cockatoo that was not how do I get them to breed

Mama and babies

Once the babies are eating on their own, can I remove them and Mama and put in a separate cage? We don’t want more babies. If babies are all girls, can they live with Mama?

Cockatiel laid an egg

Hi I have two cockatiels I thought were both girls, I saw them mating a couple of times and I provided a nest box for them but they only have one egg. They’re both doing their jobs sitting on the egg and guarding it. My question is, is it normal for the hen to lay […]


My female parakeet laid. 5 eggs the male is always around her disturbing her should I separate the male from the female?.

My bird is not laying eggs even they are in there breeding age ?

I bought a male coctail that was lalready paired but I only buy male and than I bought female from some where else that was also breeder and had a breed recently after coming back to my home I put them in one cage and attach a breeding box now almost 2 years past they […]


How long do male cocktail nest for?

Bonded Conures displaying mating behavior

I have a 2 1/2 year old black capped conure and a 1 1/2 year old green cheek conure who have recently bonded. They are caged separately and groom and feed each other and are displaying mating behavior. I do not want her to lay eggs or to raise chicks. I want them to be […]

Mated female cockatiel

My female has laid egg no4 2 days ago and now today. But she and the male both aren’t sitting on them since I moved them to a cage of their own

Lovebird Mating 2

Hi there, thanks for answering my previous questions. Just to check when exactly do I remove the infertile eggs.. After her Incubation period is over or now. And also do I remove it all at one go or one by one so she doesn’t notice it? You also mentioned that the male and female should […]


Hi, Iam VIGNESHWARAN and i bought a cockatiel at 17 Dec 2020 adult pair . 15month’s later it has layed 7 eggs and no one hatches from it. Still now they didn’t lay egg . What I want to do for breeding ?

Lovebirds Mating

Hi there, I have a pair of lovebirds which recently mated. The female around 10 mths now has laid about 6 eggs. The eggs are infertile as of now. Do we throw it or keep it in the cage. The female has been sitting on the eggs most of the time when she’s in the […]

Time duration for a female to sit on the eggs

My lovebird’s pair is almost 5 years old. Last year they hatched 3 eggs and then after a few months 2 more. They all died. This year in February she laid 5 eggs out of which 4 chicks came to. Unfortunately, 2 died soon d 2 are still alive. They are healthy and playful. Now […]

Baby canary

We had a baby canary in its parents’ cage. The baby is flying, and seemed to be eating on its own. Its been 5 weeks. However, the father, and sometimes the mom, would pick on it, plucking feathers or beating it around. It started to lose feathers near its eye and ear. I removed the […]

Male budgie is breaking eggs..?

There is only 1 pair in the cage. Just the 2 of them. However the male keeps breaking the egg and eating the egg yolk. Why is he doing this? Is it some kind of a habit? I found that it could be a calcium deficiency but he has got a cuttlebone.

Canary Nest

My canary made a nest and raised a chick in her food bowl. I removed the food and gave her a different bowl for the food. She’s due for her third clutch very soon. How can I encourage her to build the nest in the designated nesting bowl??


My female is still laying eggs and the parents is still looking after a 2 week old baby . What can I do to stop her from laying ? I am new with this and these are first time parents . I wasn’t even prepared for the first hatch. These birds were given to me […]

cockatiel male

my male cockatiel is laying on the first clutch of 2 eggs but he does not eat and i am worried. i have bought so much different variety of foods to encourage him to eat, but he doesn’t . is this normal . please give me advice, i am worried he might loose weight, and […]

Hormonal pineapple conure. #3

Hi. Ty for your information. She is 4 and started laying eggs at 3. Last Christmas she had 3. Last month 2. They seem fine now, male likes to stay in his cage. She is a sweetheart, him he likes to bite us humans for no reason…trying to work on correcting biting behavior, is fine […]


Hello,How many eggs does a budgie layes without mating,My budgie layed on egg without mating And I broked it will they breed after this because they might be angry because of I broke there egg

Hormonal male conure

Thank you for your response. I have already did what you suggested. They are otherwise compatible, for they share the same food and water bowls , they sit together and groom. Each other. Is this the beginning of a violent mating season? She has laid eggs, to no avail. They have mated many times before, […]

Will the Gouldian finches’ eggs hatch?

I have a pair of Gouldian finches. When I first checked the nest box on Wednesday, June 22, there were 2 eggs. Then when I checked again today, Sunday, June 26, there were 2 more eggs. The cock usually stays in the nest box during daytime. Sometimes the hen also goes inside and out the […]

Hormonal male

Hi. I have a Male and female conure who get along just fine. Last week his hormones went wild as he attacked the female with such force I thought he would kill her. I separated them for a good week, and gradually reintroduced them again, and now it seems like old times. I have never […]

Male cockatiel 8 months

Hello, I have a two years old female cockatiel and a male of 8 months old. Recently I have noticed that the male is trying to mate with the female. I am a bit worried if he is not too young?

breeding months

I have read in every blog that February is when Conures breed. But that they can have 3-4 clutches per year. I have not found one single article on which other months they breed. Assuming every six months to pair them up again?

Weird noise, cockateil

My female cockateil is laying on her, dummie eggs all night. ( male sits on them in the day) During the night she makes just one sound like maybe pain? Only once a night. No more eggs. ALL seems fine other than that NOISE ONCE A NIGHT. Should I be concerned? She is no longer […]

Gri jako African Grey

Slm.ben türkiyeden yazıyorum. 2 ay önce bir çift gri jako papagan aldım daha önce yavru vermiş Ben şu an yumurta alamadım erkek dişiyi besliyor birbirlerine kur yapıyorlar ama çiftleşmiyorlar yavru alabilmem için ne yapmalıyım. Slm. I am writing from Turkey. I bought a pair of gray jaco parrots 2 months ago, they gave offspring before […]

My Quaker laid and egg

I was terrified! I woke up in the morning, she was setting there making some noises that scared the hell out of me! And she laid the egg! Just yesterday! I don’t know what to do now She does not have a partner but I know it’s normal for them to do it even if […]

nesting material

What is, if any, a good material for parakeets to use to construct a nest? I hvae a breeding box which she uses to go in and rest, and she is young and laid her first eggs, and we suspect she is getting ready to ovulate again. But, whatever material (e.g. pine shavings) we try […]

I’m clueless

My daughter gave me her female green cheek conure who is at least 5 years old. The bird rarely got out of the cage because of pet dogs. She’s never had a mate and I let her have pretty much free flight around the house, spending a lot of time in my shoulder or cuddling […]

Grey behavior

I have an African Grey who loves to imitate the sound of the smoke detector alarm. Staff in the apartment I’m in checks these alarms twice a year, so there’s no chance for her to forget it. What can I do to stop the behavior? I currently cover the cage, which stops the noise until […]

New Baby Finches

My Zebra Finches just had a litter of 4 eggs, 3 have hatched. this is their first time as parents and they didn’t seem to be helping the chicks like I hoped. The second day I was worried the chicks were dead, so I carefully removed them from the nest to see if I needed […]

After 2 hatched cockiteals

Is it best to keep parent cockiteals locked in cage or can you allow them out for exercise ? This is first hatched babies and the parents don’t seem to be bothering with them much . These babies are just 1 day old .

preventing breeding

how long should I leave the dummy eggs for my green cheek conure? she had a cluch of 9 (dummy) and I took after 5 weeks and my male was upset and started trying to mate which my female is laying again. they get 14 hrs of sleep and an organic diet including tops pellets. […]

Hormonal conures

I have 2 greencheek females. Left them dark for 14hrs. Worked good last year…now it is not. I have replacement eggs to put I place. This makes me crazy

Removed nest but still laying eggs

Good Morning Brenda, I wanted to give you an update on my finches since taking out their nest. I removed it, put the grate back on the bottom and have pet safe bedding underneath. A very small amount. Just enough to cover the bottom to help with cleaning. The female is now laying eggs on […]

Canary Chick

A canary egg just hatched and the mother is still sitting on it, is this okay? I heard that the first couple days, the chick still lives from it’s egg sack. How do I make the egg food for the mother to feed the chick?

Sun conure

Can I buy a fertilized egg and replace it with one that isn’t fertilized will she be able to raise it?

My cockatiels

So I have a male and a female cockatiel since 6 years and they never mate! They fight sometimes but they never breed. Since 2 years my female cockatiel is laying eggs without breeding and my male cockatiel never sits on the eggs also as soon as my female cockatiels lays eggs she starts attacking […]

What to feed cockatiel parents?

I’ve been searching everywhere for a concise list, however what is the ideal food to give to cockatiel parents in order to support their babies? My pair are on a mix of good quality pellets, vegetables and some seeds, however when it’s just this food in the cage they don’t seem to feed the babies. […]

What should i feed my cockatiels

Hi I’m sivan. Can you tell me a good balanced diet for my cockatiels and fruits and greens i want to know what is good for them I bought them a sea moffin i heard it was rich in calcium if you have any suggestion please let me know

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