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December 27, 2021

Egg quary

I touched my birds one of the egg she just layed it passed 1 min will my egg dont survive ? And will she sit on that egg ?


Hi Afsha,

Touching an egg does not hurt it. But if the pair feels like their nest is in danger, they might abandon the nest. It has nothing to do with touching the egg, it has to do with their instincts to only raise chicks if their nest is safe from predators. So generally it is best to give them privacy, especially if this is their first time laying eggs.

Thank you for asking Lafeber,


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