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Post: no babies wanted

Posted by Pat on 9/05/06

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    We thought it was a good idea to get a male Zebra Finch for
    the songs and a female for company. She has been dropping
    eggs all summer. We were told if we didn't want baby birds
    to simply not provide nesting materials so we haven't. I
    have noticed the male plucking her feathers and playing with
    them. Now I realize he may be trying to make a nest using
    her feathers. She now has most of her tail feathers missing
    and some off of her underside. What should we do? Provide
    a nest or nesting materials so he will stop plucking at her
    and remove the eggs? Maybe we should have gotten 2 females.



Posts on this thread, including this one
  • no babies wanted, 9/05/06, by Pat.
  • Re: no babies wanted, 9/07/06, by Kitty.J.
  • Re: no babies wanted, 9/07/06, by Kitty.J.