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Old 10-27-2014, 08:02 PM
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I'm trying not to get my hopes up again, just in case.

Bandit and Tango have fallen in love, and it looks like Bandit will lay an egg in a day or two. Her bum is getting larger and she has the classic bald spot.

This will be the first clutch of chicks for both of them. It will also be my first clutch of chicks without the guidance and superior knowledge of my dad.

Here is the happy couple!
Bandit - Violet Cinnamon Rec. Pied
Tango - Cobalt Goldenface Opaline Spangle
(Any guesses to chick outcome?)






I also learned today how incredibly hard it is to take a picture of a budgie bum! LOL

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Old 10-27-2014, 08:09 PM
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How very exciting. Hopefully all goes well and soon you will have a nestbox full of fertile eggs.
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Yay!! They are going to have beautiful pinkies!!! Hope you get all fertile eggs and they are healthy Michelle
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Congrats on the upcoming big event!!! Keep us posted!!!
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thanks guys!

I haven't actually seen them mating or caught them in the act. However, they do have all day to do it while i'm at work and not spying on them.

Tango has tried mating with one of my previous hens, but that was uneventful, she never did lay any eggs.

Hopefully I'll be able to start a Breeding Journal soon. (Not going to do that until there's a real egg!)
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You know what's really funny? In all my years of helping my dad with his breeding projects, I never once saw the famous MASSIVE POOP right before egg laying.

Until this morning...... When I was feeding them, bandit poped out of her box, and dropped the biggest poop I have EVER seen. I swear my jaw hit the floor! I stood there in amazement, thinking about how good that probably felt for her. LOL.

It was then that I decided to check the nest box, since she was already out.

THERE'S AN EGG! ! ! !

So if you'll excuse me, I get to go start my official breeding journal. *Edit* Looks like my thread got moved here for me. Thanks!
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And for the record, my very first egg!

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YAY CONGRATULATIONS!!!, I'm excited for you, and Tango is ABSOLUTELY gorgeous!!!
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Congratulations! Did ya ever think a little, bitty egg could be so wonderful???
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Congratulations on eggie #1 Michelle!
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