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Message #7598. This is a followup to #7596.

Name:Bruce Byfield
Date:Tuesday March 13, 2012 12:21:40 pm MDT
Subject:Re: Eggs
Message:krissyt3121 wrote:
> Hello - my nanday laid eggs again this spring. I thought I was doing
> everything rec to not stimulate egg laying. In the bird room I also
> have a male tritan cockatoo. Would he stimulate egg production? His
> cage is always fully covered as the way he likes it.
> my conure has taken this so seriosly and has been on eggs for 2 weeks.
>   i took one out last night and held to light - it almost looked pink
> while laying on floor of cage. i need a brighter light to really see
> if i can see an embryo. Pardon my spelling... she is so serious about
> these eggs for 2 weeks. I talk to her about her babies - how are your
> babies today? your so busy keeping them warm....don't you need a
> break?

Um . . . like humans, parrots reproduce sexually. A young hen may lay eggs, but if she hasn't been having sex with a male of her species, the eggs can't possibly hatch.

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