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Re: my love bird layed eggs!

Posted by Mickie on 7/09/08
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    On 7/08/08, ms lovebird wrote:
    > On 7/08/08, Courtney wrote:
    >> Hey, I bought 2 lovebirds about 2 months ago 1 male and 1
    >> female. They were guaranteed to have babies. Well the girl
    >> layed 2 eggs today! ... I was so excited.
    >> When I bought the birds the previous owner told me that the
    >> female has already laid eggs 4 times 3 of the times the
    >> eggs hatched and were suggessful ... but the 4th time the
    >> eggs were not fertile...she also told me to remove the male
    >> bird when the female lays the eggs because the male will
    >> kill the eggs if they are fertile. but i do not know how
    >> true this is?
    >
    > well courtney there's a few holes in your story that don't
    > jive.
    > a female lovebird cannot lay two eggs in one day. they lay
    > ONE egg every TWO days until they have a clutch. if you
    have
    > two eggs in one day you have two females. that's a fact.
    >
    > you NEVER remove the male when they are nesting. he feeds
    > the hen while she sits on the eggs and when she has babies.
    > most males will not "kill" the eggs. that's another load of
    > caca.
    >
    > good thing the woman sold these birds as she's dumber than a
    > box of rocks when it comes to lovebird breeding.
    >
    > hope you do more research as you really need to know a lot
    > more to be a successful lovebird breeder.


    Courtney, please go to this link and you'll have all the
    information you need. That's what I did.
    Mickie

    http://www.parrotparrot.com/lovebirds/breeding.htm