WTB eggs - exotic

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  1. saranbensmom

    saranbensmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My bators will be empty in a couple of weeks (whew!) and I am looking for eggs - exotic, bird (ie: parrot) or reptile. PM me with what you have or will have and prices.

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  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could try Jacob. ButtonQuailBoy. He offered me some parrot eggs last night, he may have some for you.
     
  3. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    woah! i'd love to hatch a parrot or two depending on the species! [​IMG]
     
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    The hatching is the easy part. parrot feed their babies on crop milk for the first 7 days. Without the knowledge of hand feeling, most will die!!!!!
     
  5. glenda

    glenda Out Of The Brooder

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    I've hand feed 2 africans gray ,1 congo and 1 timney and it takes a lot long then 7 days and the temp of the food has to be exact or you'll burn they little crows out they are not easy have to start at ever 3 hours around the clock for atleast a week them go to 4 hours... 5 hours...so on I'd never do it again just sharing my oppion
     
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  6. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Quote:YES they take longer than 7 days that is how long they feed crop milk. Thats why most breeders wait untill 10 days before pulling them to hand feed. then depend on bird breed, you still will have 4 or 5 weeks longer.

    Have cocktiel and breeding pair of African Congo. Would not think of pulling babies before 10 days.

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