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Re: lovebird laying too many eggs

Posted by Sensei1996 on 5/17/06
(6) Comments

    On 5/16/06, kim wrote:
    > dont leave them for a week, just leave them until she tires of
    > them, whether it is 3 weeks or 3 months. she will eventually
    > abandon or dispose of them herself. she may sit on them for
    > several months. i had a lovebird that lost its mate she layed a
    > clutch of infertile eggs directly after and sat on them for 4
    > months!
    > As soon as you take them, wether it is a week 2 weeks whatever...
    > she will just lay more to replace them and if she continues like
    > that she will become calcium deficient, which will eventually kill
    > her. in addition, many other health problems will arise from
    > laying to many eggs, one of which could be a proplapsed womb. (the
    > womb falls to the outside of the body)

    Thanks so much for your advise. I was having a hard time trying to
    figure this out and your tip will definetly help. I hope to have a
    happy and healthy 'Sunshine' for many years to come!