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Re: Re: Re: HELP!! baby not standing yet/JILL

Posted by LauraJ on 12/15/05
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    On 12/15/05, JILL wrote:
    >
    > HI! I DID FIND IT QUITE USFULLY.THE BABY WAS COMMING ALONG NICELY
    > BUT WE HAD A MISHAP WITH ANOTHER BIRD AND HE DIED. IT JUST KILLED
    > ME BUT ALL I COULD DO WAS CRY. I HAVE A COMMUNITY OF BUDGIES AND
    > WHILE I WAS AT WORK ONE OF THE OTHER FEMALES KILLED HIM. THE
    > MOTHER BIRD INFLICKTED HER FAIR SHARE OF PAIN ON THE OTHER BIRD
    > THOUGH. I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY IT HAPPENED BECAUSE I HAVE MANY
    > NEST BOXES. I GUESS THAT PARTICULAR LOCATION IN THE CAGE IS A
    > PRIZE. AT ANY RATE I REMAVED THE OFFENDING BIRD FOR A WEEK IN
    > HOPES THAT HE WOULD RECOVER BUT HE NEVER DID. THANKS THOUGH FOR
    > THE HELP IT WAS APPRECIATED AND I KNOW WHAT TO DO IF I EVER HAVE
    > ANYMORE TROUBLE LIKE THIS,
    > JILL

    I'm sorry the baby died. Years ago I bred budgies but I never had any
    success with colony breeding. There was always 1 or 2 hens that
    wanted someone elses nest box, eggs, babies or mates and it always
    ended with a bloodbath.

    LauraJ