Bridget's Budgies

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Browsing Archive: September, 2012

Getting out of the nest

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Friday, September 28, 2012,
Some of the chicks have already gotten out of the nest during the day. They have no idea how to get back in yet so I have to help them back in. 
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Chicks photos

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Wednesday, September 26, 2012,
Petey and Stella's chicks

Otis and Athena

Dusty and Bell's chicks

Eddy and Alba

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Chicks true colors

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Thursday, September 20, 2012,
The chicks are starting to show their true colors. I'm going to take a guess on what most of the chicks mutations are going to be. 

Pettey and Stella's nest Any ino (albino and lutinos) or cinnamon chicks will be females. But not all females are cinnaon and ino.
#1 Lutino maybe lacewing
#2 Normal, blue violet 
#3 Blue series I can just see that this chick has white pin feathers.
#4 Green series I can see yellow pin feathers.

Athena and Otis
#1 I think their first chick is dominant pied.
#2 and #3 The...

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Seventeen chicks

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Tuesday, September 11, 2012,
I have four chicks with red eyes. I can't tell if any are lacewing or not just yet and I may not be able to tell for a while. Some of them may also be spangled or dominant pied. Both mutations won't have tail cinnamon markings. But heres to hoping.

Athena and Otis's three eggs hatched. The chicks all have had full crops every morning. So I'm glad to say I won't have to worry about rehoming the chicks. At least thats how it looks right now. 

Bell and Dusty have one more egg but I don't think it'...

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Double post

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Thursday, September 6, 2012,

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More chicks less eggs

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Thursday, September 6, 2012,
There are many more chicks then there are eggs now. In all I have 14 chicks and 4 eggs to go. I also have two pairs that haven't started laying eggs yet. I'm not sure why Billy and Annie aren't laying yet. They usually lay with the rest of the flock. I'm waiting to see if Zeus and Willa bond. Sometimes it takes a long time and sometimes you just have to admit defeat. 

Stella and Petey have four chicks. One has red eyes and the other three have dark eyes. All four of their eggs ended up hatchin...

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Up to eleven chicks

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Monday, September 3, 2012,
Bell has four chicks. Alba has four chicks. Three with red eyes and one with dark eyes. Stella has three chicks. Two dark eyes and one red eyes. That's eleven little chick so far. The oldest of Bell's chicks is starting to get it's fluff. 

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