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mosad sayed amer - 2013-03-21
Hi after long time (nearly 3 years) with trial of changing a couple of lutino peach face love bird and with coup and high luck we git babies of my love bird, the hen put 5 eggs and i get 4 babies and i feel happiness (all my trial with what i have all ready and i am not buy any additional birds). .good-by.

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dibya - 2013-03-21
i had pair of black masked love bird but few days before one of them was died and now i want to introduce another black masked with him is it right to do this if yes then how should i do this pls if any one there rply me

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  • Jasmine Brough Hinesley - 2013-03-23
    Lovebirds can get lonely and it is usually best to keep them as pairs. However, because your lovebird is an adult, you may want to introduce a new bird slowly. I would start by keeping them in separate cages and putting the cages right next to each other. This way they can get to know each other without the danger of fighting.
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Cris - 2010-07-10
Hi, I have a Dutch blue and a black masked lovebird, I want to know how many eggs they lay and when/how to hatch them; please reply me.

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  • Wayne and Loraine King - 2010-08-03
    They lay 3-6 eggs. If they hatch (assuming the male and female have successfully mated), the eggs will hatch in about 18-20 days. If one of these birds is a male and the other a female, and they have mated, the eggs may or may not be fertile as these are two different species. We do not recommend mating across species as you end up with hybrids which are neither Peach Face nor Black Masked and, often the colors are not as desirable as either parent.
  • catrine meem - 2010-08-12
    The dutch blue must be sooo cute.
  • Gemma - 2010-11-21
    Cris, I would recommend that you not breed your birds. First of all, laying eggs can be very dangerous for birds. We had a wonderful, healthy, friendly goose called Daisy - one day a egg broke inside her and she died in two hours. The same can happen with Lovebirds. Secondly, I would ask that you only breed Lovebirds of the same type (Dutch Blue w/ Dutch Blue, Black Masked w/ Black Masked, etc) to keep the species pure. And lastly - thousands of birds are homeless because there simply isn't enough good homes for all of them. Please be responsible and don't breed.
  • Cris - 2013-03-17
    Thank you for your replies but they turned out to be both females and they had large variety off eggs. Also, Gemma my grandmother gave me this pair like that, one night we saw the pair bieng private & they turned out to be laying eggs. UNFORTUNATELY THEY BOTH PASSED AWAY THE FOLLOWING MONTHS........ PS. THE EGGS NEVER HATCHED AS THEY WERE POSSIBLY NEVER FERTILIZED BY A MALE
  • Cris - 2013-03-17
    CAN SOMEBODY LIST A GOOD LOVEBIRD PAIR UP TO BREED???? If so then which pairs would make good combination??? NOTE: I DON'T WANT TO MAKE INTENTIONAL BREEDING, I JUST WANT TO KNOW FOR FUTURE REFERENCE...... THNX. IT WOULD HELP ALOT... :)
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Maryann - 2013-02-26
My husband just bought me a pair of peach faced lovebirds for my birthday. He asked for a male and female. I'm not sure of their age, but how can i tell when they're ready for nesting? We bought asoft 4x4 area that they can can hang out in. I don't believe it's a suitable nesting box. From what I'm reading, it says to buy 2 simialr nesting boxes...one for sleeping and one for nesting. They use the sof furry one for sleeping, so can i just buy another box (not the same kind) for nesting? And being that they both have to be placed high in the cage, how do i keep the babies safe once they're born? I don't want them to fal and get hurt.

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  • Ernesto - 2013-02-27
    They are ready at six months, but you should wait until they are one year old. Let me know if you need help setting them up for breeding.
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ananya roy - 2013-02-27
hi,can i house a pair of fischer's lovebirds with a pair of black masked lovebirds.? i have housed a pair of lutino lovebirds with a pair of blue masked lovebirds with their separate nest boxes and all are doing fine.they never interfere in each others business.so can i do the same with fischer's and black masks? thank you.

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najib - 2013-02-22
i have a pair of Lutino Lovebird and i'm in a third place country(no way to detect the gender by a DNA test...)any way i hope to find a way to know if i bought a male and a female !!!

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Anonymous - 2013-02-18
My peach faced lovebird just passed away and now I'm looking at buying a Dutch Blue or the Fischer.. I have only had one love bird at a time, but was considering buying a pair. Can anyone tell me if I get a pair, will they still be as affectionate and friendly towards me as One bird has been? My last bird Sonny was very close to me, he was 'my' bird. Thanks

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sunbug - 2010-11-23
I've had a male lutino for 3 years. About 2 weeks ago I rescued a male blue and a female lutino from the back of a horse trailer at a flea market.
The male blue has bald patches around neck and under wings and on belly.
He sits with ruffled feathers and has started a very odd behaviour of stuffing seed shells into his feathers. Other than this, he eats well, bathes, moves around normal, etc. Any suggestions as to what is wrong with him?
Also, I want to start them on a pellet diet but don't know which one to choose. I especially want a good one for him to get him healthy again.

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  • TheoDee - 2010-12-13
    I've got news for you, sunbug. Your bird is a female! I just discovered this myself. I adopted my bird-friend lola about 2 months ago from a neighbor. She had been in the cage most of 5 years. I let her out, treat her to nice seeds, apple, banana and whisper sweet nothings to her! She also started stuffing papers and twigs into her feathers, on her back. She has just laid an egg! And there are more to come, by the looks of it! Good luck!
  • Michelle C - 2011-01-02
    We have a lovebird and we have noticed that she is also stuffing seed shells into her feathers. Does anyone know why they do this?
  • Nicole B - 2013-02-15
    Nesting! They are gathering materials for the nest. Do you have children? If so, you must remember the 'nesting' phase where you frantically gather, store, make sure everything is right for your baby to be!
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CAROLYN WILLIAMS - 2013-02-07
I have had two lovebirds for almost two years..they recently started getting into some really bad fights, and yesterday the male was sounded so badly that he died. Should I get another one right away, or will she accept another male? Right now she is running around the cage looking for him and calling for him. I talk to her with whistles and kisses, and she comes up and talks to me, but I canot handle her...

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  • Jasmine Brough Hinesley - 2013-02-08
    Lovebirds do get lonely and often do better in pairs. What you could do is get another one and keep it in a separate cage. Put the cages next to each other so that they can get to know each other. This way they would each have a companion but you wouldn't have to worry about them getting into physical fights. Eventually you could try putting them together.
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Roberta - 2013-02-06
I am looking for a pair of black masked lovebirds to breed. Any suggestions on where to find them?

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