On 7/03/06, LindaC in OK wrote:
> He could be pulling feathers to make a nest as quakers do.
> Provide him with soft sticks like the ends from millet spray
> for building. If you are breeding them that is. If not
> intentional a male/female in a cage will mate anyway with
> probable subsequent fertile eggs and babys to follow.
> I would give them a bath container every morning to see if
> her getting a good soak he might be discouraged. You can
> put 1/3 aloe juice (available at Walmart) / 2/3 water for a
> bit of comfort and healing.
> photo is a typical building situation in the wire
> surrounding the nest box. It's amazing what they can get in
> there and how they weave the pieces of SAFE grasses and
> millet stems.
> If you are breeding them I hope they are both close to 2
> years old so they are mature enough to know what to do. If
> you want more info sing out and I will check back later.
> happy thoughts,
what would unsafe grasses be?