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: August, 2013

Back to two pairs

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Friday, August 30, 2013,
Quartz and Echo ended up laying 6 eggs. None of them where fertile. It was their first time breeding so this is usually expected. But Quartz is going to be a great hen. She sat on the eggs 24/7 starting the day she laid her first egg. Pete and Henna along with Athena and Otis are in there breeding cages. I'm hoping they will start laying soon. 
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Quartz and Echo starting the fall breeding season

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Thursday, August 8, 2013,
Quartz is my very first American English mix lacewing female from Aura and Eddy. I bought a beautiful cinnamon violet male Echo for her mate. I wanted them to bond so I placed them into a breeding cage without a nest. They bonded very quickly and a couple days ago I found an egg on the bottom of the cage. Well that was their way of telling me it was time for a nest box. They now have four eggs. I will be keeping any normal males from them for my lacewing breeding program. If they need any ass...
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