Question category: Breeding

Cockatiel breeding

Hello Dear Brenda, Finally my cockatiel pair got their first egg hatched and have a cute chick! I guess there are another 1-2 unhatched eggs… How often/much should I feed my cockatiels now? Should be more or less than ordinary feeding behavior? Is it ok if I hand feed one of the chicks if they […]

Budgies egg hatching

My birdie was having trouble giving so we looked up how to help Now the egg is soft and she’s not sitting on them Will it even hatch?

Make is attacking female, but won’t stop screaming

I have two tame cockatiels and they’ve laid a lot of eggs and they have hatched many times but every time the male always ends up attacking the female and chasing her out of the nest box. I have separated them and I put the male cockatiel in another cage with the rest of my […]


Is there any chance of matting of two male cockatiels

My female cockatiel Laid an egg

Hi my question today is my female cockatiel laid an egg it is her first time ever laying them I bought them as babies and we didn’t know if they were male or female we’ve had him for about three years now and I’m wondering on how many eggs she can hatch so far she’s […]

Are budgies ready to mate?

I have 2 pairs of budgies who are over a year old and should be the right age to mate. I have put both pairs in one breeding cage (was this my first mistake?) and added two nest boxes (was it too soon?). However, birds don’t seem to be bonding at all. The females seem […]

Cockatiel Dilemma

I got a male cockatiel to be the boyfriend of my female. He is in a small cage and I want him in her larger cage. I put the two cages together and the female walks up to his cage and goes inside. But the male won’t come out of his cage. He’s younger. About […]

Growth of cockatiel Chick is very slow

i have Cockatiel Chick 10 days old, parents of the chick are taking good care of it. it is the only alive chick of the clutch of 6 eggs. it was the first clutch of the pair. my concern is that the chick is 10 days old, still its eyes are not completely open, no […]

Over feeding chicks

I’ve cockatiel pair and it’s their first time to hv chicks, the hen laid 6 eggs out of which only one chick survived, the parents are taking good care of chick but sometimes it seems like they are overfeeding it. The chick is 8 days old.

Female budge sits very little on her 3 eggs

I have a pair of budgie. The female started laying eggs and now has 3 eggs layed in the nest box. But she sits very little on the eggs, she comes out frequently. The weather here is not too hot n humid that she would not like to sit on the eggs. So, my question […]

Love bird

My love bird lays egg four times in a can I discourage them?

African Grey breeding couple

Hi. I already asked about a 4 years old male and 10 years old female greys. I already have all the requirements you mentioned and a great diet but i am confused about them getting along. I don’t mind not having him as a pet if he bonds and become capable of breeding. Given that […]

What kind of diet should I offer my breeding Cockatiels?

Hello Dear Lafebar Team, My cockatiels are already in a breeding phase, the Hen laid 2 eggs so far, All they eat is either Millet or seeds, and green leaves of carrots. I am afraid if they have their eggs hatched and still feed their chicks with this diet! Or it is healthy&normaldiet and I […]

African Grey breeding couple

Hi. I have a 4 years old African grey that has beed very sexual/hormonal in the past two months so i have decided to get him a female so that he might bond with her. I know it might never happen but i dont mind trying. The female is 10 years old. Is this age […]

will they have eggs

Hello Dears, I have a coupled cockatiel pair, the Cock is 8 months old and the Hen is 6 years old, they have been mating since a week, is it possible not to get eggs while the male is immature? Or as long as they mate she will get eggs? Otherwise he couldnt do the […]


I have a blue female and green male Quakers they are a year old they mate every day for about 2 months no eggs yet but they have become very mean and they were very tame before they started matting I don’t know if I should keep them apart or just let them stay together.

Will my female lorikeet bond with a new male lorikeet?

Hi, I have had an ornate lorikeet since July 2019. I wasn’t sure of her sex while getting her but eventually I tried out the pendulum test on her and I was quite convinced that my bird is female. I would say she has bonded very well with me but she is quite aggressive towards […]


My lovebirds led eggs at once after some time they through them down from then thex do not laying eggs

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