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

Posted by Kitty.J on 8/21/06
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    On 8/21/06, Popcorn wrote:
    > 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.


    My pair of birds wer enot bonded untill they got use to eachother
    also.. make sure you have a male and female that are in condition
    and of right age, a good size of cage helps too... and placing
    thenets box in certain positions on the cage (like moving it
    around to the females likeing) alo helps. good luck