Animal Stories - Peach-faced Lovebird


Animal-World Information about: Peach-faced Lovebird

   The Peach-faced Lovebird is a beautiful 'pocket parrot'. They come in a variety of colors and are the most commonly kept lovebirds!
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darlene bruce - 2010-09-18
We have 2 lovebirds nesting and sitting on their eggs and have been sitting for going on 3 wks. The male he gets out and eats but the female all she does is sit we have counted 7 eggs, our question is how long do we continue to let her sit on them? And how can we encourage her to eat, and can we incubate the eggs for her and at what temp. do we keep the eggs or will she abandon them once we take them from her. There is very little on the net that gives any real decisive answers and we are worried for our babies because we care for them very much.

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mary - 2010-06-07
Why do lovebirds keep picking and pulling at their claws?

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  • Anonymous - 2010-08-22
    To clean them.
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james - 2010-06-27
Hi
I just bought a pair of lovebirds. They keep screaming...how to handle them...?

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  • Anonymous - 2010-08-22
    When they "scream" they want something or they are singing or learning to TALK yes talk.
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Donna Hilyard - 2010-06-13
I have a peachface lovebird who loves to eat dirt. I have a pot in my kitchen with potting soil. We let our guy fly around the house in the morning and evening, and is a sweetie. We are not certain of his age, as I found him outside my office building, but we have had him for a least 12 years. We take care with his feed, and feed him roudy bush and nutra berries at the rec. of our vets. What is your opinion? Thanks so much, and thank you for your website.

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  • tina - 2010-06-22
    The dirt (gravel n grit) is good for their digestion....it helps. So it's not a bad thing.
  • Kate - 2010-07-23
    Actually, hookbills do NOT need grit. Grit is ingested by softbills who require it to help them digest seeds that are eaten entire (hull and all). Hookbills remove the seed husk prior to eating it and therefore have no need for grit, especially in the OP's case where the birds are eating pellets. NO bird on pellets should be offered grit. It can actually cause impaction and digestion problems.

    I'd suggest preventing your lovebird from ingesting dirt. You don't know what chemicals go into the potting soil (fertilizer, etc.) and I can't imagine that it's at all beneficial to him.
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Deanna - 2010-07-12
Is there a free site for training your lovebird? Mine is new to me and 4 months old. I would love to train him for a long and happy friendship/

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Sammy - 2010-06-24
What happens if my peached-faced lovebird has one lazy eye he didn't have that before until yesterday morning? Is that serious?

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Alina - 2010-06-22
I have pair of Love birds peach faces they had babies and after having them for 3 weeks they both died one morning what do you think happened I am very sad these were their first babies.

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Charliesweb1k - 2010-05-17
I have a female Dutch blue love bird and a male white fischer love bird. They are in different cages but I wanted to know if they can cross breed or if they will have infertile egg's ,or if they will have ugly babies, or if they will not be healthy? Please email me simple instructions instead of a link that has a bunch of info and after reading forever I get my answer at the end or nothing at all. I don't mind links as long as the point is in the first part.
Thanks all

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Hope - 2010-05-15
Hello, My Lovebird is about 16 years old. I have noticed that she is going blind. When she is totally blind will I lose her? I 'm not sure how long they normally live.

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ashley ayala - 2010-05-06
I have two love birds. A peach faced love bird and a orange and yellow one. We thought that the peach faced love bird was a female until we got it its pair. Then we figured out that the yellow one was a female. She has laid eggs but she does not care for them at all so we just wait and then throw them out. So we are not sure which one is the male and female or if they are both females?

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