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Re: Cockatoo--Laying eggs

Posted by Randy on 9/29/09
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    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.
    just wondering if ALL females lay eggs..i have a mollucan that
    i "thought" was a female because of the eyes have never sexed
    her...i "thought" in time she would lay eggs even if they
    wernt fertil....but now after 10 years NO eggs....maybe i have
    a male???lol pleaseee help....