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Re: eggs? /no don't moisten shavings.

Posted by Cheri on 1/18/07
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    On 1/18/07, LindaC in OK wrote:
    > nest box is to be dry. humidity is given with daily bath
    > container. The adults get wet and take moisture back to the
    > eggs as needed. They know what to do. In this case it is a
    > mute point anyway.
    > With adults still setting leave the eggs for now. They will
    > abandon about 25'ish days after 'last' one was laid. Sorry
    > they are clear. It does sometimes happen. I had one pair that
    > only had clear and gave then an egg or 2 from other pairs to set
    > on and to hatch and feed a while. They were great foster
    > parents. I do NOT ever switch partners.
    > When you remove these eggs I would take off nb until about mid
    > march for spring babys. That's when breeding season is to me to
    > allow for 2 clutches each pair.
    > After you take off nest box it is possible you will find an egg
    > in time in a food dish. That's happened a couple times here and
    > I put on nb for just that pair. Just going with nature.
    > good luck,
    > LindaC
    Thanks Linda,,, Ok so i will leave them in there for another week
    that will be about 25 days... The cage with the nesting box is
    separate from the HUGE cage my birds are all in.. Can I put them
    back in the HUGE cage until March and then take them out to the
    love nest agian.. when they start up agian.. Oh well maybe better
    luck next time this is there first clutch together... thanks for
    everything agian.. PS I still have not figured the photo bucket
    put some pics on here for you... ??? I sure would like to and you
    wont let me cheat and email you...LOL oh well
    Have a good day!