On 7/24/07, Wake UP! wrote:
> I sit here and just have to laugh over the concern of a
> bird's gender.
> You put so much money into the purchase price of this bird
> and the supplies and food, yet you won't spend a stinking
> $20 to find out what gender of bird you have.
> Knowing this would solve a multitude of problems for you,
> but still you balk at doing the test.
> Personally, I don't think a bird should be permitted to be
> sold without knowing this in advance.
> Come on folks, spend the $20 and make half your problems
I don't know if laughing is going to help much, other than
for self gratification.
For those of us who acquire a bird and then possibly another
of the same species for strictly companionship, with no
intention of breeding in mind, sexing is not a major
As in my case, I was told I had 2 males and then I started
noticing some courting traits and mating behaviour, then the
concern became relivent.
Now, as I stated, I will have them DNA'd.....no reason to
If birds had definite signs of sexing, such as dogs, there
would no need for topics such as this.
Thanks for posting.