Anybody want some ZEBRA finches??

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by seismic wonder2, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. seismic wonder2

    seismic wonder2 I got mad ninja skills

    Feb 3, 2007
    san diego ca
    Mine are breeding like rats!
    I stopped counting at 11.
    I Finally got smart and separated the boys from girls. Duh.
    I don't have the heart to cull them. Cute little buggars.

    I have the two cages separated on either side of the bedroom. It's too funny... some times they "beep" to each other across the room. It's like listening to a tennis match! LOL:p[​IMG]

    The males have a little song they sing in the morning. I guess equivialnt to Crowing for a rooster...anyway, it sounds like a miniature army guy playing Revalie.

    I laugh every day when I get up around 0430. When I turn on the light they get squacking: BEEP, BEEP BEEP BEEP!....(short pause)...Beep! (one guy is a little "Slow" i guess).

    I know they are saying "Hey! Butthead! Cut out that light!"[​IMG]
  2. Badhbh

    Badhbh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 16, 2007
    Southern Indiana
    Awwwww.... I miss my Zebra finches. I had some for several years, and love the noises they made.
  3. dfunnyfarm

    dfunnyfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    I want zebra finches. I have 8 cockateils, and 4 parakeets. Hubby said I can get some in a couple months. I can't wait.
  4. FlightsofFancy

    FlightsofFancy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 22, 2008
    Canton, GA
    We are having the same problem. The little sex maniacs. I have had a great success with the craigeslist in our area. Just sold five in 24 hours. Good luck!![​IMG]
  5. theOEGBman

    theOEGBman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    Central California
    We started with 8 and had 30+ within a few months. They just dont stop! I love the beeping sound they make though!
  6. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

    Jul 5, 2007
    Sevier County, TN
    These guys sound adorable, but I'm not allowed to have any more indoor pets [​IMG]

    But do you think they'd hatch in an incubator? Maybe I could sneak them in as REALLY small banties that need special care?
  7. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 10, 2007
    I would love some....but live too far away...[​IMG] Those little birdies are so adorable!

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