On 2/16/07, Curley wrote:
> On 2/16/07, Pauljr wrote:
>> I live my life off this base!
>> 1 God
>> 2 People
>> 3 Animals
>> 4 Money
>> When I decided to breed Parrots I went to the source who
>> is the most successful Howard Voren and Gail Worth.
>> I had to prove Howards theory to be correct which it is.
>> Pulling eggs from parrots has no ill affect on the parents
>> assuming they are healthy to start with and you meet the
>> birds nutritional requirements on eggs being pulled.
>> Parrots use a muscle when you use the muscle you must feed
>> it and it will get stronger...you can also burn the muscle
>> out by over using it and not meeting the muscle
>> requirements to get stronger...
>> My Diet
>> I based my diet is same as Gail Worth the only diff I use
>> Kaytee Fiesta as my dry and liquid calcium instead of
>> powder. The base of course is sprouted grains china praire.
>> lots of fresh veggies blue berries everyday I hold nothing
>> back when it comes to parrot diet. My mom always makes
>> comments these birds eat better then we do...lol
>> I pull first clutch and let parents try second clutch not
>> because im worried about parents cause day 1 is alot of
>> work so we split the duties..lol The money that is made
>> from the birds goes into a bird account which is used to
>> buy more birds and build a bigger aviary. This account is
>> in the red and pauls been feeding it....hahaha
>> Paul Jr
> Thats cool, and I agree with all you say. My only concern
> was that he babies do much better by letting the parents
> feed them for a couple of weeks. I'm not so worried about
> the parent birds cuz nature will cause them not overbreed
> 99&37; of the time. I leave my nestboxes up all the time.
> pairs will give me 2 clutches a year average. Some will give
> 3 or 4 but I feed a great diet also and there are no ill
> effects. I live in a colder climate and my facilities is
> entirely indoors so my birds are not seasonal. That leaves
> me with a huge advantage as far as sales is concerned. Rick
> and Howard are by far the most experianced at incubating and
> handfeeding from day one. Oh, and btw, you had better love
> breeding birds cuz its dam hard to make a profit considering
> all the time and effort we put into it. I think you will do
> fine cuz you have your priorities right [as you first
> stated], an open mind, and are trying to learn as much as
> possible. now where the hell is that darn smiley icon?
When you live your life off my 4 base principles the money
just comes and youll never have to worry or even think about
it...dont think I didnt learn the hardway before ever
fiquring this out...Ill give you a hint when you put money
first youll lose it all...ask saddam
I ever need money I just call my broker send me 150 thousand
please. Today i dont owe anybody creditors are all paid,
shop is paid for, birds are paid for,...lol I have a good
redtail black cockatoos im holding nothing back lets go for it