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    Re: Moustached Parakeet (Red breasted parakeet)

    I am bummed they were not fertile Maybe next time they will be fertile and we can watch these beautiful birds babies grow up.
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    Next time soon, the started to mate again.

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    I'll be watching for the great news of more eggs!!

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    One new egg today, I hope this time at least one will be fertile.

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    Yaaay!! I'll be watching for updates!

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    Re: Moustached Parakeet (Red breasted parakeet)

    All eggs were infertile.
    They're now molting. They're ugly as you can't imagine I even thought they were sick.
    Some FB friends relieved me by posting pics of their molting birds, 3 weeks of anxiety, I hate molt

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    Hopefully, you will get some babies the next time around. My two budgies are molting too! Both are having a hard molt. We must be going to have a cold, cold winter here this year!!! Ugh

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    Cold there too?
    My concern is that my male is young (3yo) and my female 8.
    My Orange mask lovies are molting too and became beautiful I will send pics soon!

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    Re: Moustached Parakeet (Red breasted parakeet)

    Here is a link I found about older cockatiels breeding. This comes from Cockatiel cottage, a website I trust and have used it many times.

    https://www.cockatielcottage.net/breeding.html

    Even though this article is about tiels, I think it could also apply to all parrot species.

    And here is another link about moustached parakeets

    http://parrotfeather.com/asiatics/moustachedparakeet/
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    After 6 months passed in their 36" cage and as the temperatures are "hot" for a winter (50F) the pair has just rejoined the aviary



    I wish this year will be a year with fertile eggs, even if it's just 1

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    Re: Moustached Parakeet (Red breasted parakeet)

    They are so beautiful!! I just love how all your birds get along so well in your big aviary. I too hope you have it least one baby from them because it would be so awesome to watch them grow up.
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    Re: Moustached Parakeet (Red breasted parakeet)

    Aw how sweet! I like how many different species are together in that aviary. No one fights over the nest box? They are all so cute and beautiful birds!

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    Re: Moustached Parakeet (Red breasted parakeet)

    No, the Moustached always defend the nest but the lovebirds have their own nests on the opposite side of the aviary.

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    Re: Moustached Parakeet (Red breasted parakeet)

    Oh thats good, I'm glad they do not fight!

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    Re: Moustached Parakeet (Red breasted parakeet)

    Awww!! They are s beautiful! Did the cockatiels ever get eggs started?

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