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Re: Lovies hatched an egg

Posted by Denise on 5/04/06
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    On 4/30/06, KarenH wrote:
    > On 4/21/06, Denise wrote:
    >> My lovebird pair laid an egg about a month ago. They sat
    >> on the egg and refused to come out of their cage. Which is
    >> very unusual they love to fly around the house,and visit
    >> my other set of birds. The other day I looked in there and
    >> the female lovebird was feeding a baby. Thats all she had
    >> was one baby this is her first time is that normal.
    >>
    >> Thanks Denise
    >
    > They aren't going to want to fly around when they have an
    egg.
    > It's instinctual to them to care for their egg.
    > I have had a few lay only 1 egg but none were fertile. But
    > there really is no set number of eggs. Usually they lay
    around
    > 4 but I had one pair who laid 7 eggs and they all hatched.
    >
    > Good luck with your little guy.
    >
    > Karen
    Thanks for the response. I pulled the baby and started
    handfeeding the little one. I named him (not sure if its a boy
    or girl yet) JOJO. Hes a normal Green Masked Lovie His momma
    is green and his daddy is Blue, as soon as I get pics I will
    post them for all to see.
    Thanks