GC conure sitting/squatting down

by Lucy

My 1yr old GCC has started sitting down in a manner as if it wer sitting on an egg - truely plonks his rear down! "he" puffs up and looks very happy and a bit like a penguin warming their egg! Does anyone have experience of this? Thanks :)

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Jan 24, 2012
GC sitting down
by: Lucy

Thanks Linda, whilst we don't know the sex we are sure of "his" age, 1st birthday was nov 2011! We'v read about Venting but aren't sure if just females do this or males as well? Plus we had also got the impression that GCC reached sexual maturity around 2 yrs??
I'd appreciate anyone else's experience in this!

Jan 19, 2012
GC conure sitting/squatting down
by: Linda

If your bird is a female and older, she may be trying to lay an egg. If she has any problems laying the egg, she could die, so keep a close eye on her and take her to an Avian Vet to make sure she is not sick with something else.

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