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Re: Cockatoo--Laying eggs

Posted by Judi on 5/08/10
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    On 9/29/09, Randy wrote:
    > On 5/29/09, Cockatina wrote:
    >> On 5/29/09, carlos wrote:
    >>> I have a problem with a Cockatoo ,,,she is more than 7 years
    >>> and is laying egg on the floor now,,why she is doing that
    >>> when she dont have a male.....What i have to do or give to
    >>> her so she can stop doing that?????
    >>
    >>
    >> Carlos, a female cockatoo doesn't need a male to lay eggs.
    >> The eggs will, of course, not be fertile.
    >> Don't remove the eggs;this will only encourage her to lay
    >> more.
    >> Let her sit on the eggs until she becomes bored with them as
    >> they will never hatch.
    >> Also, make sure her diet is rich in calcium so as to not
    >> become egg bound.
    > just wondering if ALL females lay eggs..i have a mollucan that
    > i "thought" was a female because of the eyes have never sexed
    > her...i "thought" in time she would lay eggs even if they
    > wernt fertil....but now after 10 years NO eggs....maybe i have
    > a male???lol pleaseee help....