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Re: B&G Bonding with Scarlet

Posted by JKCASWELL on 12/04/07
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    On 11/05/07, OMG wrote:
    > On 10/03/07, KJ wrote:
    >> Can anyone tell me if this is bad?
    >> should I just let them stay bonded or split
    >> them up to keep them as pets?
    >
    > First of all you have a Female Scarlet? This is very rare and
    > you should not squander her role in the Macaw Species for a
    > B&G pairing. She is royality, she is a Queen of Macaws do not
    > let her be degraded in anyway!
    >
    > Now I'm not totally against Hybrids but only for Male
    > Scarlets because the females are so rare. If you own a male
    > Scarlet and can not find a female then a suitable substitute
    > would be a hybrid combination. But this only works the other
    > way around then what you have. Look male Scarlets are very
    > plentiful. Keep the breed together and don't listen to those
    > who say you can not split them up, Macaws DO NOT MATE for
    > LIFE! You can seperate them and I suggest heavily to do so,
    > IMMEDIATLY!

    I have a DNA sexed Scarlet Macaw Female. I had no idea that
    females were rare! I do know that she is a Queen, and I have
    no plans on ever breeding her, she absolutely hates other
    birds, but I did find this interesting! Now I can tell my
    husband that she REALLY IS SPECIAL!