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Re: HELP!!!!!!(pleaseeeeeeeee)

Posted by Popcorn on 8/21/06
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    On 8/20/06, sebastian wrote:
    > On 8/18/06, Kitty.J wrote:
    >> On 8/08/06, sebastian wrote:
    >>> ok. so i have 2 budgies a male and a female and i put a
    >>> nesting box in. and she'll go in and out, but only when
    >>> she sees me coming. they havent started mating
    >>> sooooooooo...... i would really really appreciate it if
    >>> someone could tell me how i can get them in the mood.
    >>
    >>
    >> Well you cannot really force them to breed.. My females will
    >> love to check out my nest boxes and they wont even be in
    >> condition. All you can do though is make sure its warm in
    >> the room not freezing like the dead of winter, proper
    >> humidity, make sure she has a deep chocolate brown cere,
    >> they are both over 1 yr old. Make sure you have a male and
    >> female and give them veggies and all sorts of goodies for
    >> your bird everyday of the yr, and I mean that. Also the
    >> right size and location of nest box wil help. And ofcourse
    >> the right size of a cage. Make sure its no shorter than 2 ft
    >> long and a foot wide at the very least! Any more questions
    >> please ask.. I usually respond here but I havent been on as
    >> much as I used to, but I will get back to you as soon as I
    >> can :)
    >
    > well i have done everything u just mensioned. and still
    > nothing. should i just wait? because i've been trying since
    > april and i don't know what else 2 do. when i bought them i
    > wasn't planing on breeding i was planing on taming them so i
    > didn't buy a bonded pair. so that might be the problem. should
    > i get another pair thats already bonded? or just another male?

    It may just take a while to get to the point where they will
    mate. They are still younger and may not like each other that
    much just yet. Either wait it out with this pair or get another
    pair that is already bonded. I would not get another male only
    because the female may not bond with him quickly either.