Posted by brenda on 4/11/10
On 4/11/10, GreenLady wrote:
> On 4/10/10, brenda wrote:
>> thank you so very much for responding....
>> they seem to be doing well in their own seperate cages...
>> i just checked on the silver bills egg... it is still
>> there although she is not sitting on it.... i love
>> watching all of them.. the cordons every once in awhile
>> make a loud singing call... one dances with nest material
>> in it's mouth... they both have red cheeks so i can only
>> assume they are both males.... i hope the mom of the
>> silverbill egg will continue to sit on it again... what
>> do you think??? again.. thankyou so very much!
> You're welcome, Brenda.
> Most finches wait until they have several eggs before
> tight in the nest. She may lay more and if she does, you'll
> probably see her start incubating.
> Often times if they sit only one egg and it hatches, they
> lose interest in feeding the baby until it's old enough to
> fledge. I hope you do get more eggs.
> Good luck and enjoy your finches. They are fun birds and
> be very entertaining.