Finch compatibility

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Parrots, Canaries, Finches etc.' started by pheasant24, Jun 2, 2012.

  1. pheasant24

    pheasant24 Songster

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    Can I put Orange weavers with zebras, societies and bronze winged mannikins? and are Java finches ok with them too?
     
  2. Cheese60

    Cheese60 In the Brooder

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    Hi, I'm not to sure about the orange weavers, because I've never kept them, but orange weavers, in fact all weavers are aggressive. Zebra finches are perfect candidates because they won't tolerate bullying and will more than likely ruff up the orange weavers if they cause trouble.
    The javas are also good with both the orange weavers and zebras, at least I keep zebras and javas together- they get on famously, so long as they have a large aviary with plenty of nesting boxes and material ( otherwise the javas nick the other finches nesting material right from the nest).
    I wouldn't keep societies with mannikins, because they will cross breed making sterile babies.
    Good luck with your finches!
     
    Last edited: Jun 26, 2012
  3. pheasant24

    pheasant24 Songster

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    ahh! finally! thanks. ok maybe i will do that. I have some zebras and societies...so maybe i'll put the weavers with just zebras!
     

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