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Linda <email address not displayed>
Linda wrote on the Nanday Conure Forum message board: > I'm sure everyone knows just how excited we were to have our parrots > become the parents of an egg. > > It meant many excited phone calls and emails. > Frantic calls to the vet. (Frown) None in on Saturday! > > And a hurried trip to town and back to be with her. > > The result was a very hungry mama bird. It seemed every so often she > was hurrying to the food bin, even when I stretched, yawned and went > to bed for the night. > > > Today: it's been slightly different. > P.S. By the way I had to pullover a tums and put in her food. > Today Kiwi still wants Mr. Bird to be available- within view. Letting > him into the cage? I'll have to think about that one. > Is it possible he'll step on the egg? And he also will not leave Kiwi > alone. > So for the time being he's into the wide open of the house, but Kiwi's > cage door remains shut. > > Kiwi seems to sit on the egg for extended periods of time, and is > brooding, moving the nesting material anywhere she wants to have it. > She's getting some sleep this way it seems, and the two of us are > snoozing too. > > So I think she'll be fine. > > However, now I'm wondering if the egg is even viable because of the > two shrilled prune like eggs she dropped prior to dropping the egg > she's sitting on. > > Can anyone tell me about that? > > Cuz I don't want to take that egg away from her if there is a live > baby inside it. Do I just let her sit on it for 21 days and go from > there? > > any advice, thoughts or whatever would be helpful for me. > > Thanks: > Linda E.
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