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Re: Nest Box Removal

Posted by Sarah on 1/03/06
(3) Comments

    On 1/03/06, Michael L wrote:
    > On 1/01/06, Sarah wrote:
    > "Would it be too
    >> weird to take the box out of their cage now, and then
    >> replace it in a few months? They have had it for 1 week,
    >> and my female has been spending a lot of time in it. Any
    >> help is much appreciated! ~Sarah~
    > Well let's see...there aren't any breeders that I know that
    > use words like "weird" when describing taking a box from a
    > bird that's been encouraged to go to nest by it's
    > owner/breeder. Questions such as "would it be appropriate?"
    > or "would it be cruel?", but not "would it be weird?"
    > If she's gone into breeding mode there is a very good chance
    > that you will have eggs with or without the box. Don't
    > worry, Sarah, many a baby budgie has been brought into the
    > world having it's mother lay and incubate her eggs on the
    > bottom of a cage floor. If they don't make it, not a
    > problem. They'll be happy to give you more babies when you
    > feel the time is right to give them a nest box.
    > Good luck! :)
    > Michael L

    Im sorry, im not quite sure that i understand your reply.Was it supposed to be
    sarcastic? If my hen lays eggs on the cage floor, i know they wouldn't survive. So it
    would be okay to take it out, learn more, then replace it?
    I'm sorry for the mis-communication.