Category Archives: Conures

Happy Mother’s Day!

My momma-birds are busy little hens! Roxie is busy in her nestbox, once again.  It is so cute to see her big eyes peek out!  I just hope Ricky gets the hint, this round! Clare is laying eggs!  Unfortunately, one was outside the nestbox, and broke.  The second egg was outside the nestbox and didn’t […]

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Dusky-headed Conure

My feathered family has grown!  I am currently handfeeding a Dusky Conure!  The feather colours of multiple shades of neon green are just making their debut.  I can’t wait to get to know this fat little one.  Dusky’s are sweet, laid-back, easygoing and fun!  I am awaiting DNA gender test results to find out if […]

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Conures Continued…

Ricky and Roxie have been honeymooning, again!  Egg #1 has been laid!  (Yay!!)

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Conure Eggs

One of the main things bird breeding has taught me, is the art of PATIENCE.  After excitedly anticipating the arrival of Roxie’s six chicks, I am disappointed to report that the eggs are infertile.  While this is not surprising, given it’s her first clutch, it is nevertheless a bit sad.  However, I am very encouraged […]

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Eggcellent News!

The days are longer and brighter and my birds know it! Roxie and Ricky are very proud of their three Conure eggs!  Yellowside/Cinnamon chicks are expected. Clair and Nathan keep peeking out of their nestbox to brag to the rest of the Linnie crew about their big plans for a big family.  Cobalt and marine […]

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The Tipping Point

I have just rearranged a few cages to make way for the new kids moving in, this Thursday!  Tula and Lola, my opaline (a.k.a. pallid) blue Quaker babies will soon be meeting their future husbands Thomas and Levi (blue Quaker babies). Baby Casey (pineapple green cheek Conure) will be arriving from Sunshine Aviaries in Woodstock.  […]

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The Name Game

Let me count:  I have 30 birds, currently (I think!) and each is named.  My daughter has four pet rabbits.  We have two dogs.  Around our house, we constantly play The Name Game! Like most games, it is getting more challenging as the stakes get bigger.  Our pets are family, and we have a “thing” (for […]

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Conure Update!

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Ricky and Roxie have roommates!  Becky and Bernie just arrived on the scene:  he is a pineapple/turquoise Green Cheek and she is turquoise.  They will be ready to start their family in early 2015.  As soon as I can pin down my busy photographer/daughter, I will get photos up so you can imagine the potential […]

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