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