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: June, 2011

Second round of chicks

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Wednesday, June 29, 2011,

The chicks all fifteen of them are growing up nicely. I have had a couple problems with two females pecking their chicks. Violet and Bell started to kick their eldest chicks out of the nest. So I rehomed their chicks with Stella and Ginger. Stella having three chicks of her own and Ginger not having any chicks. Both hens have taken the extra chicks and have been feeding and keeping them warm.

Prince and Stella’s chicks
5/7/2011 - 5/24/2011 Normal, blue, violet
5/9/2011 - 5/26/2011 Normal...

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Round two here comes summer

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Friday, June 17, 2011,
We are well into the second round of chicks during the spring going into summer season.

Violet and Zeus ended up with two female chicks. One albino that I’m keeping. Her name is Ruby and the other chick is a dominant pied, recessive pied, blue violet. Both chicks had to be placed with foster hens because Violet started to peck them as soon as their adult feathers started to grow in.

And they didn’t stop there. They soon laid another clutch of five chicks. And like the first clutch Vio...

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