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Re: can i????

Posted by brenda on 4/10/10
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    On 4/10/10, GreenLady wrote:
    > On 4/10/10, brenda wrote:
    >> i have a pair of silver bills in a very large cage. i see
    >> one egg in their nest..
    >> i bought 2 male red cheek cordon bleu males the other day.
    >> i wanted to put them all in the same cage together but now
    >> i'm afraid the silverbills will attack the cordons the
    >> silverbills have been in their cage for 2 years by
    >> themselves.. also... are 2 male redcheek cordon blues ok
    >> together or will they fight?? please help!!
    >
    >
    > Brenda,
    > Mixing just two pairs of birds, especially when one is
    > already nesting is a recipe for disaster. If your birds
    were
    > in a large/aviary/flight with other birds already, it would
    > be much easier to introduce the new Cordons.
    > Personally, I wouldn't do it as it will create tension and
    > completion between the pairs, and the Cordon pair is two
    > males.
    >
    > And yes, male Cordons do get along together if there isn't a
    > female to distract one of them or cause sexual tension.