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Re: Proven vers. Bonded

Posted by Duke on 1/15/10
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    On 1/15/10, GreyLady wrote:
    > My understanding would be that bonded means the birds
    > consider themselves a bonded pair, meaning they mate and
    > maybe have had eggs together. They may or may not have ever
    > actually produced any chicks. Proven means a pair that has
    > actually produced, hatched and raised chicks. If you are
    > thinking of buying a pair, be very careful. The terms can
    > used pretty loosely when someone is trying to make a buck.
    > If they are claiming "proven", the question to me would
    > always be, how do you prove it to me?
    Thank you for the quick reply and answer to my question. I now
    have a much better understanding. I'm new at this and am
    learning so much every day! I very much am greatful for your
    help. Thanks again, Duke