egg laying not happened

i have a 10 1/2 year old female yellow headed amazon wht hasnt she laid any eggs

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Apr 24, 2013
blood in stool after laying eggs 2 days in a row
by: Anonymous

Is it normal for my female bird to have blood in her stool after laying 1 egg 2 days in a row. the male and female seemed to mate 2 to 3 times a day but i haven't noticed that in the last couple of days. it seems like they are arguing with each other.

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Apr 24, 2013
by: Alex

Not all female birds will lay eggs.

Birds will usually need to be in the mood usually encouraged by the surroundings

If you do not want to breed,then DO NOT force the bird or try to encourage eggs as they can drain the body of calcium.

Apr 23, 2013
Egg laying
by: Renee

No my bird doesn't have a mate and when I took her to the vet he said she is very healthy. I have had other female birds with no mate and they have laid eggs. It's not a problem just was wondering if it was normal

Apr 23, 2013
egg laying not happened
by: Linda

As Tracie said, you have to begin this by taking your birds to an Avian Vet to make sure they have no hidden infections or other physical issues. Even if they are a proven pair, they will not breed and make a nest if they are not healthy, and I mean in top form.

all parrots have to be eating 80-85% of their diet in organic pellets like Harrisons found here. If you cannot get them into your country, then find something similar and organic is very important to keep dangerous chemicals out of your birds.

The other issue is correct kind and size of cage. These are large birds and need a large cage with opening for nestbox. Babies may need to be handfed, so you will have to learn how to do that. Handfeeding baby birds is a learned skill, and done incorrectly means the lives of the babies will be lost.

So, many things to consider, and whatever the reason they are not breeding, it is not their fault in any way. If birds are brought into the right kind of condition--very healthy-- they will breed. All pet birds do not have to be bred. There is no money in breeding birds if you do right by them. Right is feeding high quality food, having a large, roomy and safe cage to live in and clean fresh water. It also means at least yearly trips to Avian Vet only to make sure they are healthy.

So, maybe you need to back up and start this all over from taking them to an Avian Vet. Good luck and happy learning to you.


Apr 23, 2013
Bird not laying eggs
by: Tracie

You have not provided much information for anyone to help you. Does your bird have a mate? Did you have your bird checked by an avian vet to make sure it was healthy and able to breed?

If you are a breeder or wishing to be breed this bird, then I suggest you take the bird to an avian vet to make sure the bird is healthy and a good match for breeding.

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