On 2/23/07, Angela wrote:
> Both my girls started laying eggs at the same time. They seem
> to set each other's hormones off. One was 2 and the other just
> 1 years old. The one I have left right now wants nothing to do
> with me and is nesting and preparing to lay eggs in the spot
> where my one that died had nested. Both my tiels shared a home
> with a Quaker once and showed no interest in him at all. He
> quite aggressive and had behavior problems due to a lack of
> understanding during his upbringing. Quakers can be fairly
> and I live in an apartment. That's why I was thinking a
> Pyrrhura Conure may be a good idea. But I heard they can be
> territorial. I think unless I get another tiel, which I am
> still not wanting to do, it is going to be a toss up. I just
> want to make an educated decision.
> I truly hope things work out for the best.
My Quaker is quite loud and territorial but for some reason my
Tiel bonded with him, they look forward to playtime together.
I have 8 birds and find my Tiels are the best and easiest to
care for. I enjoy all of them but when someone asks me what
would I suggest for a first bird I always say a Tiel would be a
I don't know much about Conures, except that they are beautiful.
My 4 year old has never laid an egg and I'm terrified about it.
Hope everything goes well. I'm sure you will choose the right
companion for your little one.