Re: Nest Box Removal
Posted by Sarah on 1/03/06
On 1/03/06, Michael L wrote:
> On 1/01/06, Sarah wrote:
> "Would it be too
>> weird to take the box out of their cage now, and then
>> replace it in a few months? They have had it for 1 week,
>> and my female has been spending a lot of time in it. Any
>> help is much appreciated! ~Sarah~
> Well let's see...there aren't any breeders that I know that
> use words like "weird" when describing taking a box from a
> bird that's been encouraged to go to nest by it's
> owner/breeder. Questions such as "would it be appropriate?"
> or "would it be cruel?", but not "would it be weird?"
> If she's gone into breeding mode there is a very good chance
> that you will have eggs with or without the box. Don't
> worry, Sarah, many a baby budgie has been brought into the
> world having it's mother lay and incubate her eggs on the
> bottom of a cage floor. If they don't make it, not a
> problem. They'll be happy to give you more babies when you
> feel the time is right to give them a nest box.
> Good luck! :)
> Michael L
Im sorry, im not quite sure that i understand your reply.Was it supposed to be
sarcastic? If my hen lays eggs on the cage floor, i know they wouldn't survive. So it
would be okay to take it out, learn more, then replace it?
I'm sorry for the mis-communication.