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  1. need help with pairing up my cockatiels properly?

    Cockatiel Breeding
    i have 8 cockatiels total, i have four white face mutations one pair of these is a solid white female tiel her mate is a simple white face male the white head and gray body. my second pair im hoping will pair up since the males previous mate is too old to raise anymore babies so i was told to...
  2. Are my cockatiel pair mating already??

    Sticky Library
    Heyy so I’m kind of new to owning birds, but I’ve done my research before getting my two cockatiels. They came as a pair at 6 months old (although I feel that the female might be little older) and it’s been about 4 months since I got them. Recently they’ve been acting a little strange and...
  3. Allowing to mate while laying?

    Breeding and Genetics
    2+ year old tiel, first time egg laying. She hasn’t laid an egg yet but showing signs of labour from time to time, feeling heavier and acting broody. Male keeps trying to hop on top of her, they’ve done it 3 times in the past 2 days. If she has a suspected egg on the way, is it ok to allow them...
  4. male cockatiel died and female stopped eating and trying to feed 3 chicks that we got left with

    Emergency Stickies
    Hello Everyone! I need your help / thoughts / advice as soon as possible. We live in London and we had 2 grown up cockatiels and 3 chicks (5/7/8 days each) up until yesterday. Our mail cockatiel was the one who spent loads of time with chicks - feeding them and sitting with them all the time...
  5. Need help with artificially incubating cockatiel eggs

    Cockatiel Breeding
    Hi All, Needing a bit of a crash course in incubating my cockatiels eggs. My two have randomly decided they are up for a bit of fun and while the female has had clutches in the past the male has no clue how things work. They aren't a healthy pair and I know the male isn't going to sit on the...
  6. Not About Cockatiels but In Need Of Opinions

    Cockatiel Breeding
    So I impulsively bought a male zebra finch because I didnt have the heart to leave him all alone in a plastic pet store box. I realized I needed to get him some company so I later bought two society finches (whom I thought were males as well) to keep him company. I put in a wicker hanging nest...
  7. 10 Fertile Eggs Laid - Need Advice

    Cockatiel Breeding
    I recently purchased a beautiful pair, healthy sweet and experienced breeders. They were sitting on 4 eggs when I brought them home, they have a wonderful environment and diet and are well loved. So far, the hen has stopped at 10 EGGS :wacko: We have 2 perfect babies hatched, all eggs seem fine...
  8. Looking for a good old school book on breeding and how you end up with certain mutati

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    Where can I find an old school paperback or hard back that can tell me how to come up with a certain mutation if I breed male of one mutation with female of another mutation?
  9. Raising Cockatiels

    :wf pied:Hello Talk Cockatiels friends, This is my first time on this website, but not the first time with cockatiels. My Poppy and Abigail have had several hatchings, I have 5 babies at this time, it looks like I am due for another 4 babies, since it looks like she went back to laying again...
  10. Weaning Process

    Cockatiel Breeding
    Hi sorry if this is a duplicate but I could not find a specific answer, I was just after some help when it comes to weaning. I have 2 cockatiel babies, almost 4 and 3 weeks of age, they're a little small for their age because the parents neglected them a little before I decided to take over, but...
  11. Questions About Breeding

    Cockatiel Breeding
    I've owned cockatiels for over 18 years but never had a female. Now I have a new little female a little over 2 months old. She is housed with my 18 year old male 'tiel. I know that she won't be ready to breed any time soon but I want to be prepared, at least mentally, for what needs to be done...
  12. 2 Females, 1 Male problem

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hello, i'm Triplebirb and i'm new to this forum and i have a little bit of a problem. I have three cockatiels, Chell, Tina and Pedro and they all three of them share the same big cage at night and during the day they can fly around in the house if they want to (But only when i'm home). My...
  13. Animal Rights / Advice on Talking to Strangers re Cockatiel Ownership & Adoption

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hello Talk Cockatiels people! This may be a controversial question. I am grateful for all the help I have received from the good people on this forum. I have a great deal of respect and gratitude for all of you. I feel that you understand me more than most people do, because we all have...
  14. Genetics help?

    Cockatiel Mutations and Genetics
    So sex linked genetics are getting me abit confused lol So if a grey male and a pearl hen have babies, the pearl babies will be male and the greys will be hens? Am I right? So if you have a grey male split to pearl bred with a pearl hen then what??? Are the pearl babies both sexes? What are the...
  15. Expecting two clutches

    Cockatiel Pictures
    We have two clutches of eggs now roughly 2 weeks apart. Pearl and big boy laid first and have 5 fertile eggs. My other pair (still nameless) have at least two eggs but I can't seem to get mum to leave the nest box! She was sitting in it for days before even laying any eggs! I've not been able to...
  16. racist cockatiel

    Cockatiel Talk
    I have a grey cockatiel named Yellowhead who is really a racist, He hates lutino babies. He himself is grey split to pied,cinnamon,pearl and lutino and he has a permanent girlfriend (lutino), I say permanent since he is very devoted to her and absolutely wont breed with anyone else.So these...
  17. question for genetic Pro-s

    Cockatiel Breeding
    I have a pearl male split to cinnamon and I assume-pied (he has a tell-tale yellow spot on the back of his neck).He was paired with pearl WF (split to pied) and had 4 babies, none of them pied. Because of some issues with the hen I had to pair him with another one- a pied pearl this...
  18. Will flightless cockatiel breed?

    Cockatiel Breeding
    Hey guys I need some help I've got a female cockatiel she's called poppy and she's a white faced cinnamon pearl I've had hew about a month. She came with her boyfriend who is a normal grey and their previous owner says she thinks they are about 3 years old but she can't be sure as they got them...
  19. Nesting on aviary floor

    Cockatiel Breeding
    Hello everyone I'm new to this site as a member but I have read a lot of threads on here that have helped me a lot with my birds. I am writing this thread to give information for anyone who has had their cockatiel nest on the floor of their aviary. So I have a mixed aviary containing 7 Chinese...
  20. how make my cockatiel to bond and breed

    Cockatiel Breeding
    I want to breed my cockatiel but it is not bond each other. They sleep in each corner of the cage,but they share the nest,eat to gather. Normally at what age cockatiel will breed??