Bridget's Budgies

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This blog is used to update any interested buyers about the progress of breeding. There will be updates on breeding, hatching, chicks, weaning etc. Please feel free to browse through the blog and see what is new at the aviary.

Browsing Archive: December, 2009

New Update

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Wednesday, December 30, 2009,
Wow so a lot has happened at the aviary. Stella laid eggs on the 14th 16th 18th 20th. Grace laid her first on the 19th and second on the 23rd. Storm and Willows chicks hatched the 25th 26th 28th and the last one today. as of now we have four chicks and many more eggs to hatch.

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Eggs galore

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Monday, December 14, 2009,
If anyone wants to know the exact date of when each egg way laid here are the dates. Dec. 4th Storm laid her first egg. Dec. 5th Violet laid her first egg. Dec. 6th Storm laid her second egg. Dec. 8th Storm laid her third egg and Violet laid her second and third. Dec. 10th Storm and Violet laid their 4th egg. Dec. 12th storm and violet laid their 5th egg and Stella laid her 1st egg. I'm expecting Grace and Apollo to start laying eggs soon.

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Update on breeding pairs

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Friday, December 11, 2009,
Willow and Storm have 4 eggs. Storm has been sitting on the eggs, only getting off the eggs when she needs to. Zeus and Violet also have 4 eggs. Violet hardly even gets out of the nest and Zeus sits outside the nest box talking to her. Dusty and Stella have been flirting a lot. Stella is starting to clean one of the corners of the cage. She is refusing to spend time in the nest box. The same goes for Grace and Apollo. Grace is also refusing to get into her nest box. Diego and La fiesta have c...
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Another round of breeding

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Monday, December 7, 2009,
The second round of breeding has started here at the aviary. Many of my pairs have either started to lay or are showing strong signs of breeding. Storm and Willow are going for another round. Storm laid her first egg on the 4th and the second today the 6th. Zeus and Violet have one egg in the nest. It was laid the 5th. Diego and La fiesta laid two eggs last week but she hasn't been sitting on them. She doesn't know what to do with eggs just yet. I'm hoping she will start to lay more eggs soon...

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Gender testing the chicks

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Friday, December 4, 2009,
I will be giving a couple chicks their gender tests the beginning of next week. I will probably get the results back at the end of next week. Then the chicks will be ready to go to their new homes. It always amazes me how fast they grow up. 
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