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Re: Cockatoo--Laying eggs

Posted by Carlos on 5/29/09
(8) Comments

    On 5/29/09, Cockatina wrote:
    > On 5/29/09, carlos wrote:
    >> I have a problem with a Cockatoo ,,,she is more than 7 years
    >> and is laying egg on the floor now,,why she is doing that
    >> when she dont have a male.....What i have to do or give to
    >> her so she can stop doing that?????
    > Carlos, a female cockatoo doesn't need a male to lay eggs.
    > The eggs will, of course, not be fertile.
    > Don't remove the eggs;this will only encourage her to lay
    > more.
    > Let her sit on the eggs until she becomes bored with them as
    > they will never hatch.
    > Also, make sure her diet is rich in calcium so as to not
    > become egg bound.

    Thanks for ur response,,,,OK,,,,so what kind of food could i
    give her rich in calcium???