Question category: Breeding

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Cockatiels not mating

Hi.i have two cockatiels male is grey and female is white I assume they have bonded cause they sit side by side and scratch each others head gently .i installed a nest box and I provide food and water and corn and boiled eggs and vitamin (in their water)but i have not seen them mate […]

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Color change

How do Vasa Parrots change color without molting?

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Picking her skin

I have a 16 yr old female sun conures and a 17 yr old Male. They live in separate houses which are huge. They are allowed 3-4 hrs out of there house to interact with each other. The last 4 yrs my female has been ripping/tearing her stomach a part too the point of bleeding […]

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egg

We have a Moluccan and she is everything you talk about. She loves me and is jealous of my wife. She is 23 now. She lays eggs every 3 to 4 months, 2 or3. About when do they stop laying?

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Can my cockatiel get a mate and have babies?

So my cockatiel is almost about a year old now and I would love it if she could have a family of her own so she wouldn’t be lonely but the thing is she is a special needs bird she only has half of the top of her beak so I’m worried this might affect […]

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No eggs

It’s more than a year now when I bought my love birds. But they are not laying eggs.l am not disturbing them giving them full privacy.

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Egg laying

What should I do when my sun conure lays unfertilized eggs?

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Frisky Male Lovebird

Spring is here and my male lovebird is now wriggling himself on soft “protruding” surfaces. This goes on for a while until he chirps, stops, and then pants heavily for a few minutes. He may repeat another one or two times in a row. Is it okay to leave him alone and let him continue […]

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cocktiels

I have two pairs of cocktails in a single cage . 1 pair laid one egg but they are not incubating it what should i do??

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How do I make my Parrotlet stop laying eggs?

I have a 4 year old Parrotlet, Booboo, that shares her cage with a 5 year old male Budgie named Tonto. They are very good friends. About 2 months ago my Parrotlet, Booboo, started sitting on the cage floor laying eggs. She’s laid about 7 eggs so far. I’ve taken away any type of nesting […]

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Dove pair

I have an outside aviary with multiple pairs of doves and canaries. I am moving and now I have to sell most of them because I’m moving in a smaller apartment and I can only keep a pair. The pair I want to keep are two female fawn diamond doves. My question is how will […]

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Cockatiel friend

I have a 18 month old male cockatiel, I am thinking of getting him a play mate, would this be ok?

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Cockatiel

I have 2 cockatiel I was told I have a male and female. They have not been mating but one of them sits in the nest box all the time my question is why do they do that

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Cage mates and breeding parakeets.

I have a large cage with two pairs of parakeets. One pair has bonded and are now breeding. They have not laid yet. I’m wondering if I should remove the other pair and leave the mating pair alone. There has been a few minor scuffles at times but at other times they all seem fine […]

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Eggs and actions

Laverne and Shirley are my 2 blue parakeets , Thought they were females , I got them pretty young Shirley’s nose is white and Laverne gray . Well every time I come in the room Laverne is mounted on Shirley. There are now 6-7 eggs in the cloth cage . I finally separated them , […]

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Lovebirds not laying eggs

My lovebirds mated for the first time 10 days ago and then mated for two more days after that. The female started nesting. During this time I often moved their cage not knowing it would discourage egg laying. It is the tenth day today and it still did not lay eggs but comes to bite […]

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Sitting in food disb

My cockiteal is 4 or 5 yrs old and he sits in his food dish I thought maybe he is nesting I thought it’s cute but he is doing it more and more should I be concerned

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Sex of birds

I bought 2 what were supposed to be 2 females , Laverne n Shirley , I sent a picture to a friend who told me they were actually Tom n Jerry . Well Laverne hopped on Shirley and there is an egg in they’re nest . Shirley has a white nose piece and Laverne is […]

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Regarding my Zebra Finch

Dear friend Please help me with my Zebra Finch. I am in India and had bought a pair of Zebra finch of around 2 months old. The finch started laying eggs in next two months but on cage’s floor not in the wooden nest attached to their cage. Due to this eggs broke and didn’t […]

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cockatoo eggs

I have a 29 year old Sulphur Crested Cockatoo and in the last week she has laid 2 fairly large eggs. Before these it was a year ago that she laid one and before that it was about 12 years ago when she laid her first one. These last 2 were much bigger that the […]

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