Re: i need some help
Posted by tina on 4/12/07
On 2/15/07, Fran wrote:
> On 2/14/07, cait wrote:
>> i have a lovebird thats been alone for about 4 years he
>> never had a mate but could i get a female for him or would
>> he try to hurt her if i put them together i am new to the
>> bird rasing but find a intrest in it so could somebody
> If your lovebird is tame and human imprinted you should not
> get him a mate. How do you know you have a male? How do you
> know that you would be buying a female?
> Do you have an area to quarantine a new bird in for at least
> 60 days? Do you have an extra cage or the money to purchase
> one to let your birds sit beside each other in separate
> cages for up to a couple of months before you introduce them
> in the same cage? Do you have the resources for vet care, do
> you know how to hand feed the babies? And most importantly
> do you know that you have good homes for the babies if you
> ever produce any?
> Maybe you could quench your interest in bird raising by
> voluntering some time at a local rescue or sanctuary.