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.

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The gender tests are in

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Tuesday, May 5, 2009, In : Weaning 
The normal olive green baby is a boy. The clear flight olive green baby is a girl. Just like I thought some people can tell by the babies head shape but I can tell by personality. I have moved the babies into the big cage with the other birds. They both seem to be doing fine.

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Jazz and Grace's Babies are now weaned

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Sunday, May 3, 2009, In : Weaning 
The babies are now officially weaned. They still think mom and dads food is so much better but Jazz and Grace have stopped feeding them. They are starting to sit on the perches and act like big birds. I sent out a gender test last Tuesday. The results should be in by Wednesday. Both babies like jumping on your finger and getting out of the cage. They will be ready to go to their new homes around the 23rd.

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More baby photos

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Monday, April 20, 2009, In : Weaning 

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New baby photos

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Monday, April 13, 2009, In : Weaning 
These where taken a couple days ago. They are bigger now. It's amazing how fast they grow.

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Time to start the feeding

Posted by Bridget Wheeler on Wednesday, April 8, 2009, In : Weaning 
I start hand feeding the babies when they open their eyes. This is about the same time you start seeing their colors. I wait this long to start feeding the babies because this is also the time they have all of their baby down. This allows me to take them from their parents with out worrying about lowering their body temp to much. They are also big enough to eat from the feeding syringe. After I feed the babies I place them back with their parents. This will go on until they are weaned. After ...

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