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Re: my cockatiels layed 2 eggs are they finished laying?

Posted by Dave on 2/27/07
(8) Comments

    On 2/27/07, Kar wrote:
    > My cockatiel hen has layed 2 eggs thus far. They were
    > layed every other day. which means that she should have
    > layed another yesterday. so is it safe to say that she is
    > finished laying? If so, is this clutch what I can always
    > expect from her? I have checked on the pair alot since
    > they started laying eggs. Is it possible that i
    > interupted them and that is why she only layed 2 eggs?
    > They are incubating the eggs fulltime now.

    Yes, you shouldn't be constantly checking on her all the
    Yes, you could have interupted her egg laying cycle by doing
    that. You're lucky she didn't turn around and destroy the
    eggs. It's possible that she will have another egg. maybe,
    maybe not.

    No, you can't be guaranteed that she'll only lay 2 eggs in
    future clutches unless that particular species is known to
    only lay a certain amount of eggs per clutch and I would
    advise you to find literature that tells you about that
    subject. Make sure the reading material only deals with