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Re: breeding lady gouldian

Posted by winnie on 3/14/06
(5) Comments

    On 3/09/06, Kitty.J wrote:
    > They should be breed no earlier than two years old. Gouldian
    > finches are known as bad parents and they are likely to
    > abandon eggs and chicks. This is not to discourage you but to
    > inform you. Also it is wise to have a pair of society finches
    > on hand just incase trouble rises. Now it depends on the bird
    > but from what i have read they need time to adjust to the food
    > and may take their time to try knew foods. But just keep
    > feeding them the yummy foods like greens and chopped carrots
    > occassionally some chopped fruits and nuts and egg food. Also
    > if you supply the nest with the material already inside they
    > will like that and will kick out the stuff they do not need.
    > They seem to prefer half opened nest box lined with fine
    > grasses. My finches personally like green and white material
    > and sometimes cotton, toilet paper and alfalfa and some others
    > i can't think of. Well good luck!

    thank you guys so much for replying
    thanks again