On 1/20/07, LindaC in OK wrote:
> you are here to learn Jill. Rude people chased off Robin. She just
> couldn't take it anymore. She's one of the best breeders I know and
> I miss her here. We didn't do things exactly alike but respected
> each others slight differences.
> Did you look at the kaytee feeding video? There are some good
> basics there to see even if it is a younger baby.
> Is the dad feeding the babys still? trying to remember. They
> usually do the most of the feeding and often times the moms sit and
> watch them work. hahaha As much as I don't like to seperate pairs I
> would take out the mom and let the dad finish feeding them out.
> Awwww with you handeling babys of course they are friendly. When I
> kept babys 2 years ago I seperated male/females into cages when they
> were 5 months old so they didn't attempt to mate. A lady soon took 2
> and I have the 2 guys here in with Sunny my 14 year old. He
> tolerates them and they are out so much it's okay.
> Wish you did know a breeder to get hands on experience. I've had
> people come here to learn. With babys in the house after taking
> from the aviary I didn't have problems with worrying about bacterias
> being brought in. I don't let people go in the aviary. When the
> birds are outside we can take a good look at them though. It's a
> good learning place. Go to www.avianbiotech.com. Look for breeders
> in your area to check. Also ask your avian vet if he knows a
> Have to say I saw a lady feed a baby quaker one time only before
> babys were hatched here. Having had 5 kids myself I felt confident
> and that's a lot of the situation. That and using logic. When you
> do hand feed you will do great.
> Time to feed puppys and call it a night soon.
> nite all,
I hope when I'm old, I have the good sense to know when to stop giving
one-sided, have-to-do-it-my-way opinions.
I've read your posts for quite a while Linda and I have to say that you
have enough knowledge to get by, but you do have a way of implying that
it has to be done your way without any other options. And when YOU
disagree with someone else's methods, you find a way to put a dig in
for something not being "natural" or the way it's done in that god-
forsaken state of Oklahoma.
Oh, and by the way, I find it so amusing that when asked a genetics
question you dance around and squirm without an answer. Seems to me
that a quality "breeder" would know what happens when you mix black and