My Zebra Finches Are Back At It!! **W/ PICS***

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by BirdBoy88, Dec 6, 2008.

  1. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    I have about 12 zebra finches among with all my other finches..but anyways

    out of my 12 Zebra finches i have this one pair that loves to raise babies... i haven't had any nest boxes or anything in the aviary for a few months now and this pair has been going crazy since then..trying to build a nest in the food dish and once the water and then once they try to build one in the fake plant so i gave in last week and i didn't have a nest for them at the time so i took and old wicker nest and cut the bottom out and took bread ties and tied it to the side of the cage and within a week they have build there nest in it and there are already 2 eggs in the nest! [​IMG]

    here are some pics

    here's the nest



    Here's the Male sitting on the eggs



    And here are the 2 eggs [​IMG]

  2. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

    Apr 10, 2008
    Washington, PA
    Cool pictures! Thanks for sharing....
  3. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    That's awesome! I want house birds!!!
  4. mrsengeseth

    mrsengeseth Chillin' With My Peeps

    that's cute, they are so tiny. I had some that were in the babymaking department. I had them lay eggs in the food dishes too. and in a nest i'd made them. Are you gonna let them hatch these?
  5. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Quote:lol Zebra finches are baby freaks..

    i call them Tiny Silkies LOL

    Yup i am gonna let them hatches this batch out since i haven't let them hatch any out for almost a year...most the time i would wait until spring but these 2 were really annoying me about
  6. Kanchii

    Kanchii Chillin' With My Peeps

    awww i love them!
  7. key west chick

    key west chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2008
    Gainesville, GA
    I have a large flight cage. I thought about filling it with different kinds of finches. Then I saw how much the ones I wanted were. Think I'll stick to my chickens.
  8. amyquilt

    amyquilt Serama Mama

    May 17, 2008
    Amarillo, TX
  9. mamaKate

    mamaKate Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 9, 2008
    SE MO
    Great picture! I had Zebras long ago. I only let them hatch one clutch, but the babies were snow white. [​IMG]
  10. BirdBoy88

    BirdBoy88 Angel Egg

    Dec 26, 2007
    Quote:I know what you mean.. but there's a place here call ( chris critters ) i call it the Bird house because it has nothing but birds.. i buy all my birds from there they are really cheap... you can get a pair of zebra finches for $15

    if you go to any other pet store 1 zebra alone will cost you $20 or more so i love love the Bird house.. [​IMG]

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