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Hello, our budgie is sitting on a clutch of 5 eggs on the bottom of her cage, one month after she laid them. She is feeding OK and returning to them. What can we/should we do?
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If this happens to me, I let her sit on the eggs and after some time I take one and one until nothing is left, that often works fine.
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ok, thanks, will chance my fingers when next she leaves the eggs for a feed!

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it'd be a total of 40 days before they all would hatch.

So I agree you could start taking them out, I'd suggest that if you can to take them out in the same order they were laid.
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I forgot to ask, is she alone or with a mate?
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Are they fertile? Did you candle them (assuming she has a mate)? Why did you let her brood them on the cage floor?
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Yes definitely remove the eggs read through the stickies in the breeding section for future help and reference to discourage her laying in the future.
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