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egg laying

  1. S

    Cockatiel eggs help!

    So my 8 year old Lutino cockatiel laid eggs for the first time in years. I’m worried she might be caring for the egg too much. I have a camera set up to monitor her. For the past 2 days she hasn’t been eating or drinking. My 2 year old male cockatiel isn’t helping her either. Today I forced her...
  2. JulietRose

    Urgent Budgie possibly getting ready to lay eggs?

    My budgie has as of recently (past day or two) been showing signs that could possibly be her wanting to lay eggs, or her being sick. She’s been sitting in one place more and sleeping a lot, though she’s happily preening as normal. She hasn’t been eating as much even though she usually has a good...
  3. FinchORI

    My finch laid an egg

    This morning one of my zebra finches laid an egg in her chop bowl, I have two females so it is unfertilized. What should I do to discourage this? I removed the egg, but now I’m not sure if that was the right thing to do, any advice is appreciated!
  4. K

    Urgent My Parakeet is constantly tail bobbing after laying eggs

    Hello, please help! My parakeet (Blue) has been laying an egg here or there over the past 2-3 weeks which wasn't an issue then. Recently she has developed a constant slow tail bobbing after the two recent eggs. I checked and she doesn't seem to be egg bound and her behavior is normal. It's just...
  5. B

    Deslorelin Implant Help

    Hi everyone! I am new to this forum and desperate. I have a two year old cockatiel named Pietri who I love dearly. I have been dealing with her being a chronic egg layer and an extremely hormonal female tiel. I am currently going to a CAV near my home who has been aiding me in treating her...
  6. S

    Urgent Egg bound or tumor???

    Hi everyone! My 9 year old female parrotlet has inflated abdomen. I noticed it earlier today when I head a “thump” and went over to her cage to check on her. When I picked her up her abdomen was soft, but swollen. She’s been egg bound before when she was around 4 or 5 and I used humidity...
  7. T


    Hey budgie owners! I hope you and your birds are doing well! I have 1 female and 1 male budgie. I was never planning on breeding the two (in fact, I thought my female was a male until I caught them doing the deed ). My female has laid many eggs in the past few months, but a LOT of them fell down...
  8. honeykat13

    Question about how to handle cockatiels after one lays an egg

    Hello everyone, I'm hoping to get some answers here as my googling hasn't given me any answers yet. One of my cockatiels just laid an egg, and its the first time she's done so. I have a good idea of how to handle her and the egg going forward, but what I don't know is what to do with my other...
  9. S

    Please Help! Lovebird just laid an egg 12days ago and now she has another big bump.

    Please Help! Lovebird just laid an egg 12days ago and now she has another big bump on her belly! Is she pregnant again? She has no male bird around. What should I do? Thank you all Please help.
  10. cricketiel

    Does mating dancing mean eggs?

    Hi everyone! I'm sure I'm just being a hyper-paranoid bird mom right now, but my 2 year old female cockatiel keeps doing a little mating call/dance and I am terrified that it means she is going to lay soon. I took her to the vet last time that she did this and she didn't have any eggs at the...
  11. S

    Lovebird laying egg first time

    Hi all, My lovebird Mossy just about 18 months old. She’s a female and no male bird around. Mossy just randomly laid her egg under my blanket last night (she usually hiding there when I’m not home) I noticed her nesting behavior but didn’t expected the egg. I moved the egg to a nesting box and...
  12. B

    Pigeon laid egg on patio

    Hi, so I have a resident breeding pair of spotted doves. This pair has had two clutches that I know of. The first both died, one as a fledgling to a currawong and the other as a juvenile to a sparrow hawk. The second clutch was abandoned after a week and never hatched. So anyway I was standing...
  13. MarieBux

    Cockatiel plucking after laying eggs

    Hello everyone, I'm a becoming increasingly concerned as my female cockatiel daisy has been plucking on her chest feathers and a bit around the top of her legs. Daisy also laid her first egg on the first of July. She had a cluch of 4 egg which we're fertile. On the 28th of July her first egg...
  14. J

    HELP! I need to switch my cockatiel to another pellet.

    My cockatiel's about a year old. She just laid 3 eggs, I believe she will lay more. (She has no mate, there is no dark places for her to be stimulated) I have seen her mating with a toy, and i thought it was just her hormones (She usually does that when she has her hormones). But when it was a...
  15. P

    Cockatiels are mating. What should I expect/do?

    I have 2 cockatiels, Pikachu (male) and Bean, (female.) They've just recently started breeding, and I've been trying to research what (if anything) I need to do. They never really seemed like a bonded pair to me, though, and it's odd because the person that I adopted Pikachu from was getting rid...
  16. Shanti_P

    Switching nesting boxes?

    I have had 2 cockatiels, a male and a female, for over 6 years. We got a male first and then when we got a female, she was already pregnant and laid an egg but it dropped to the bottom of the cage. For around 4 years, she has started mating with our male cockatiel but they have never had babies...
  17. M

    Single female cockatiel laid one egg three days ago

    Hello, Last year I posted about my cockatiel that started nesting and she ended up laying two eggs. This year, the same thing happened, but she only laid one egg so far. Compared to last year, she laid an egg every 48 hours and I learned they lay in clutches, even if unfertilized. I'm aware...
  18. H

    Cockatiel laying infertiles Eggs but not interested in them

    Hi :) My 2 and a half year old cockatiel lays infertile eggs every 4 months or so. Each time she has laid eggs ( including last night ) she has shown no interest in sitting on them or anything. Can someone please tell me why this is? Thank you !
  19. Chase Hein

    Swollen cloaca

    Hey guys, I have four lovebirds and one has layed 3 clutches in the past four years but the other three are either male or to young I have 2 that are about a year old. Anyway one of the year old birds seems to have something wrong with them, I think she might be about to lay an egg but Im not...
  20. Leih

    To nest or not to nest

    I'm not sure where to post this, but thought this spot was probably best.;) My lovebird, Aoife, turned 2 May 1 and layed one clutch of 5 last year around this time (late August). She's a single lovebird, so they were sterile. I let her brood for the standard incubation period then kicked her...