Re: How come I am having such an issue? More detail
Posted by Kristen on 7/28/05
Well, it's been a month, is she still laying?
On 6/23/05, Stacy wrote:
> That would be all fine and dandy, if I wanted her to lay. I moved her
> to a differnt room, all but the front of the cage is covered, she has
> plenty of light- but is between two windows so she doesn't get hit
> with the light. She just laid another egg, right next to the other
> egg I left in the cage for her to lay on. Neither are fertile. It is
> really bothering me.
> I want her to STOP laying.
> On 6/21/05, Kristen wrote:
>> If she is in front of a window, all she is benefitting from is
>> light unless the window is open...unless you have a special type of
>> window pane, they typically filter out the uv light so your bird
>> does not benefit from the sun at all. I had a tiel that did that
>> and she wasn't even a breeder, she just liked laying eggs and she
>> did it for about 6 months, then just stopped and never did it again.
>> Good Luck,
>> On 6/13/05, Stacy wrote:
>>> No... I can't get her to stop. I pulled the nest, so she has been
>>> laying them on the bars, the eggs are so brittle you can hardly
>>> pick the shells up- they are not rubbery. I even left the last
>>> one on the cage bottom, thinking she would get it out of her
>>> system, and just a couple days ago, she laid another one on the
>>> other side of the cage, ignoring the one she laid about four
>>> weeks ago. She is not even being housed with a male. She just
>>> will not stop laying. Grace-period or not, she is laying like
>>> crazy. She is within the area of a window- where for about two
>>> hours there is direct sunlight within the last half of the cage.
>>> Let's start from the begining:
>>> When I bought her, she had already laid a bad egg. It was cracked
>>> open. I brought it home with me, the nest and her. I put her in
>>> the cage with the nest and the bad egg. She happily sat on the
>>> egg, then a week or so later she laid another, outside the nest,
>>> on the cage bars. I pulled the nest. I knew it wouldn't be good-
>>> she has not seen a male in a very long time. She never laid for
>>> the gentleman who had her before, and he bought her at two; in
>>> fact, she beat up on the males.
>>> So, I left the egg in the cage for four weeks, hoping it would
>>> pop her out of it. It didn't work. She laid another one, where he
>>> nest used to be, on the cage bars.