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New Mom - Is this what a 6.5 week old lovebird looks like?

Discussion in 'Lovebird Lane' started by Mrs Featherton, 4/14/18.

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  1. Mrs Featherton

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    Yes... they were pics taken over the past two weeks..... by the day I got him, he was pretty much fully feathered.
     
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    Can we get an updated pic of him? I'm interested to see how that grew in so I know for next time something like this comes up. I googled lots of baby photos trying to investigate for you and none came up like yours so this is a learning opportunity for us all!
     
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    It looked so different, I thought they'd given her a different bird! And I've had baby lovies I had to hand feed before. :hmmm:
     
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    @Mizzely I'm assuming (always dangerous) that the pretty little blue lovie in Mrs. featherton's avatar is her little one. Looks completely different and much, much better than the (older) original photo we were shown.
     
  5. Mrs Featherton

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    My avatar is just a random blue lovebird I found before I picked up Murphy. (His/her name)

    Here he is today.... EB1E6290-7BE1-4AE4-B28C-C7AE6B7A2E0E.jpeg
     
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    Murphy is cute!
     
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    :omg: That first 4-week-old picture is adorable! I mean, they're all cute of course, but :swoon:.

    Oh, and now there's Murphy. Too cute! I have to leave now before I decide we need lovebirds.
     
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    I started looking at lovebirds yesterday. I had a Fischer's many years ago but I love the blue coloration as well as the violet and creamino.
    I'm holding out for a Ruppell's parrot.....:D ;)

     
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    Murphy's is looking very cute - fabies are hard to not love.
     
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  10. Sylvester

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    When googling the topic of when a baby lovebird gets it's feathers, the research points to 4 weeks. They say by a month it should look like an adult. I wonder if they are younger than what the breeder is telling you?

    Sure is one cute bird.
     
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    Now you should start a new thread - I think there's a Nursery forum or the forum for new birds to AA.
     
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    Lordy that is a young baby. How is he eating? He is completely beautiful, though I have a big soft spot for the blue coloured lovies.
     
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    Oh well, that makes quite a bit of difference doesn't it? Now I feel stupid for the way I answered.

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    My reply on the last page stated the same thing. LOL! Been nice to have known.
     
  15. Sylvester

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    Excuse me, but wasn't this you who asked this: "New to lovebirds. Is the sparse feathering normal for this age? 6.5 weeks."
     
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  16. Mrs Featherton

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    This discussion is over. But thanks for nothing.
     
  17. LunaLovebird

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    Relax. You asked questions and you got answers. No one here is out to get you.
     
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  18. Mrs Featherton

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    The discussion was over and his comment was not adding anything helpful - it was only written to criticize.
     
  19. Sylvester

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    Next time learn to word something better and you just might get the answers you were hoping for.
     
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    Congratulations on Murphy, I have a feeling that you two will bond incredibly as it's not easy to ask questions as a newcomer but it is always the best thing to do. Personally, I don't have any birds but I love reading about others, make sure to keep us updated on your new little cutie!
     
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