Category Archives: Linnies

Eggstatic!

Spring is HERE!  Linnies Heidi and Nigel have eggs… two, so far.  Hooray!  This pair produced lots of lovely chicks, last year, including a lutino hen.  I am hoping for several little surprises in several weeks from now. Happy Easter!  Enjoy your weekend with family and friends.

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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 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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Just Weaned!

This is the time my heart begins to break.  My July Linnie chicks are eating and drinking well all on their own, as their feathers continue to unfurl.  My husband, daughter, and I handle all of them, several times each day, so they become accustomed to different people and voices.  They endure many, many kisses! […]

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It’s a Boy!

I have the DNA gender test results for the first round of 2014 Linnies… five males and one female!  Lutino is a sex-linked gene, so I knew she was going to be a she, but I am surprised the other five chicks all are boys!  The Lutino gal and a Marine boy are staying here […]

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Nursery Update!

Chicks are growing!  Six lovely Linnies are getting bigger by the hour!  I am thrilled to have my first Lutino girl… “Suzie” is bright yellow with red eyes… very cool!  I will be keeping her to breed in future. Her siblings are blue combinations of cobalt and marine, with more feathers opening by the minute!  The […]

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Linnies have Hatched!

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Linnie chicks have arrived!  There are three healthy babies in two separate clutches.  I am so thrilled and relieved!  Everybirdy is growing rapidly and appear to be well fed by their parents.  I can hear the raspy tweets coming from the nestboxes; they sound so different from the demanding “peep peep peep peep…!” of baby […]

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