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: November, 2012

6 chicks and one egg

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Sunday, November 25, 2012,
I have put my new hen Aura in with Eddy hoping for some lacewings. I just bought Aura maybe a month or so ago. I wasn't expecting the pair to bond so quickly. A couple days ago Aura started to get in and out of the nest. I thought she was just checking it out maybe not ever seeing a nest before. But I was wrong she was getting ready to lay her first clutch. She has laid one egg and Eddy has started feeding her. 

As for Billy and Annies chicks. The oldest chick is starting to get out of he nest...

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Hand feeding starts

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Thursday, November 22, 2012,
Billy and Annie's chicks are old enough to be taken out of the nest now. They are starting to look like big birds. 
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Six chicks one egg

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Tuesday, November 13, 2012,
Well Stella only laid one egg and decided it wan't any good. She pushed it out of the nest. Bell and Dusty have two little pink chicks and one egg. Annie and Billy have four chicks. 
I'm going to take a stab at their color mutations.
#1 Dominant pied, violet
#2 Cinnamon, yellow face
#3 Dominant pied, yellow face
#4 Normal, yellow face

Looks like their will be some pretty nice color.

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Second brood

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Friday, November 9, 2012,
Billy and Annie finely decided to lay eggs and now have four chicks. Dusty and Bell have started their second clutch and have three eggs. 

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