Posted by Lenny on 12/11/07
I appreciated your advice and I do have them in the Garage
but prepared for this I have built a wall section and removed
everything that was in there I only go in there once a day to
feed and only there 4 ft x 4 ft x 4 ft cages are in there I have
4 pair. I have witnessed one pair mating so I guess I am doing
something right! it is funny how people give unwanted beliefs
and feelings when a novice breeder is just looking for a little
On 12/10/07, Rick wrote:
> On 12/10/07, Diana wrote:
>> Housing a bird away from the family is horrible. NO to the
>> Garage, NO to a spare room unless they get let out of there
>> and allowed to socialize with the rest of the hooman family.
>> I say yes to the living room and most soacialized family
>> room where MOST of the actiity is. If the activity goes on
>> throughout the night, a spare nighttime cage in another room
>> is called for.
> Diana, Please read the entire posting before posting. It makes
> you seem inadequate in comprehension.
> As for the breeding, best to keep them out of line of the
> traffic thoroughfare in the house. They need their privacy,
> but not in the garage with the many, many undesirable scents
> in the air that can harm them. An extra room, bedroom, etc.
> would be the best for you in this breeding situation. Too much
> activity can upset the breeding pairs and can be unsuccessful.
> I do not breed also, but have contacts that do and all, if not
> most of their breeders are out of sight and in an area where
> they have little contact with the outside world other than
> their caretakers. This seems to be the key to success. I'm
> sure others will have more info for you.