Re: 13 year old Macaw laying eggs
Posted by richard on 3/11/08
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
> 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