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Re: 13 year old Macaw laying eggs

Posted by richard on 3/11/08
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    On 12/10/07, Church Lady wrote:
    > On 12/10/07, Liz wrote:
    >> My 13 y/o Macaw after 13 years just laid two eggs. She
    >> has broken both of them by taking too much care of them. I
    >> understand these eggs would never be fertile because she
    >> has not been mated...is that correct? Please
    >> advise...Thank-You! I did remove the eggs after they fell
    >> through the grate, and SHE does not seem too affected by
    >> them being gone.
    >
    > You are correct, Liz. Unless your bird's name is Mary and a
    > star rose in the east, the eggs will not be fertile. :)
    > It's not unusual for a single hen bird to "surprise" you
    with
    > an egg or two every now and again.
    > Make sure she has a calcium rich diet and nature should take
    > care of the rest.
    > You might see a behavioral change, such as aggression, which
    > might not be normal for her. This too can accompany egg
    > laying. This too shall pass.
    would you like to sell hen i am looking for a hen please let
    me know you are any does, im in texas thank you