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    Two more lovebirds!!

    Today after getting lost for two hours finally was able to buy two more lovebirds. It was worth it. I bought a green masked male and a dilute blue female. I currently have a green peachfaced male and yellow lutino female. She is laying on 5 eggs at this time. Planning to getting a couple of lutino fishers in the fall.

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    Re: Two more lovebirds!!

    Wow. Going knee deep are we?! LOL. Pictures!
    "Questions open the door to knowledge."

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    Re: Two more lovebirds!!

    Woo! I love the masked. Im all up for going knee deep.

    Huge thanks to Sam for the sig...2 Cats, 2 Dogs, 30 Lovebirds, 7 Cockatiel, 5 Greencheeked Conure, 2 Rainbow Loris, and fish. My birds

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    Re: Two more lovebirds!!

    Your family gets bigger and bigger! Are they cuties?I want to see them, photo quick!
    How can you be so sure about their sex? They told me at the pet shop that my lovies were a couple but I ve read that only by DNA test you can be sure.

    Have a nice day!

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    Re: Two more lovebirds!!

    Quote Originally Posted by xenia+marios View Post
    Your family gets bigger and bigger! Are they cuties?I want to see them, photo quick!
    How can you be so sure about their sex? They told me at the pet shop that my lovies were a couple but I ve read that only by DNA test you can be sure.

    Have a nice day!
    Well if they are a proven couple then the one that lays eggs is the girl!
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    Re: Two more lovebirds!!

    there are a few ways, some people can tell by physical examination, there is DNA tests, and there is endoscopy (surgical sexing) Im not sure if you can tell by the colour the babies are in relation to the colour the parents are (if that makes sense)

    Huge thanks to Sam for the sig...2 Cats, 2 Dogs, 30 Lovebirds, 7 Cockatiel, 5 Greencheeked Conure, 2 Rainbow Loris, and fish. My birds

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    Re: Two more lovebirds!!

    Ha ha very clever Brandon!
    Thank you Amanda for taking me seriously!

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    Re: Two more lovebirds!!

    Well in this particular case that is how Christian knew.

    DNA testing is generally considered the easiest and most accurate.
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    Re: Two more lovebirds!!

    Trolly had everyone fooled that did a pelvic test on him, so I'm all for DNA tests! [Everyone thought he was a girl via pelvic head and beak/face shape].

    If the bird is older there are some clues you can observe like tucking behaviors, head and tail shape, and overall flock 'pecking order'.


    In The Aviary........Our Lovebird Gallery [in progress]

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    Re: Two more lovebirds!!

    Tricky Trolly!
    "Questions open the door to knowledge."

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    Re: Two more lovebirds!!

    The pelvic examination worked for George and Iason. Though Peachy confused everyone so we didnt know until Peachy and Iason had eggs and some were fertile.

    Huge thanks to Sam for the sig...2 Cats, 2 Dogs, 30 Lovebirds, 7 Cockatiel, 5 Greencheeked Conure, 2 Rainbow Loris, and fish. My birds

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