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Nine eggs is a very large clutch.
It may be the angle of the picture, but the three eggs at the bottom look particularly oversized.

Have you candled the eggs to see which may be viable?

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Ya earlier also she laid nine eggs but other Pair broke their 4 eggs so I separated that pair. While babies are still is the box she started laying eggs again n I am surprised that she again laid 9 eggs. Though I am having birds as hobby and not a professional breeder. Thanx a lot for reply. I didn't candle eggs as it is assumed in India that birds will not feed babies so didn't touch eggs even
 

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Budgies and other birds don't mind, humans briefly being around the nest or eggs but may abandon nest if continually disturbed.
 

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This forum does not recommend colony breeding due to the inherent risks and dangers.

http://www.talkbudgies.com/budgie-breeding/106210-cage-colony-breeding-differences-dangers.html

Your hen double-clutched because you left her in the cage after the babies reached 3 1/2 weeks old.
Double clutching can be very hard on a hen - especially when she's had a big clutch the first time around.

It is crucial that you give the hen calcium supplements in addition to her cuttlebone and mineral block.
Hopefully you are feeding the adults a healthy diet to include a high quality seed mix, pellets, vegetables and egg food?

Candling the eggs to determine which are fertile and which can be disposed of at this point in time is important.

From your posts, it sounds as if this may be your first time breeding budgies.
How much research have you done prior to this undertaking?
How old are the budgies you which bred?
Do you know if they are related?
What conditioning diet have you been providing them?

An individual needs to have a good background in basic budgie care and then do extensive research into the proper breeding practices prior to making the decision to accept the responsibility of the commitment required for breeding responsibly and ethically.

For the health and well-being of your adult birds and any potential hatchlings, please be sure you review all of the stickies in the Budgie Breeding Section of the forum.

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Thanks a lot for reply. I studied the links that were attached. My budgies pair was more than a year when they started mating. I made a big cage only after they laid egg in the small cage itself and it was destroy as there was no nest box. I used to give fresh spinach, carrot coriander etc...
 

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Congratulations on the first chick.

Just to clarify, you have only the Dad & Mom in the cage with the nest box containing the eggs, is that correct?

Please be sure to keep feeding them a very healthy diet.
 

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Ya I should n I tried the same in the morning but was very disheartening as I pick one of the egg thrown by mother. But when I just picked it was broken n something fluid like material was on my hand. When I saw, it was underdeveloped baby.... Whole day was very tense as I saw that in the morning.... Plz suggest why should it happened....?
 

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Sometimes eggs are not incubated properly or sometimes a chick will be completely formed and yet DIS (Dead in Shell) I can't give you the reason why - there are many factors that can and do come into play just as there are with development of any animal before it is born.

Leaving the unhatched eggs in the nest-box at this point isn't a good idea, they will begin to rot and the bacteria can affect both the parents and the surviving chicks.

I strongly recommend you remove any additional eggs that should have already hatched by now and dispose of them right away.
 

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I removed eggs from cage as they r all thrown by mother herself from nestbox... One more thing in our earlier discussion, You asked me to stop birds from breeding but how it's possible as both Parents were feeding babies and during that they mated again. Now since they are again feeding so I am afraid that they may not mate again
 

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You need to remove the hen from the cage when the babies reach 3 weeks of age.
Put her into a cage by herself away from the Dad an the chicks.
The Dad will finish weaning the babies himself.

If you do not follow the advice for stopping breeding of these budgies, then you are risking both their health and their lives.

If the hen starts laying again, you must remove the eggs immediately and dispose of them. They are not viable until incubated for several days so you are not "killing" anything.
It is like an egg from the grocery store when first laid.

Once the hen is removed into a separate cage, start limiting her daylight hours to no more than 8 hours per day. Ensure you rearrange everything in the cage every other day to help throw her out of condition.

Please re-read the information in these threads:

A Heartfelt Plea to All Members
When We Don't Want Eggs
Guidance regarding Breeding Advice Threads

Have you taken the time to read the Budgie Articles and the stickies at the top of each section of the forum yet? It's imperative you learn as much about budgies and how to care for them in order to follow best practices and be a responsible pet owner.
 

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Last baby will be of 21 days on 12 so will shift mother in another cage. Even cere of mother almost changed from brown color to white.
 

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Even if the cere of the mother shifts from brown to white, it is best to remove her from the cage with the Dad and chicks on the 12th to prevent another clutch.
 

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Thanku....
Ya I'll keep all the four out of two are out of box... Suggest beautiful names for both of the babies....
 
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