pregnant macaw

by Alexya
(FL)

how can i tell if i have a pregnant macaw my female has been acting strange lately and im worried if shes pregnant or not?

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Dec 22, 2014
No egg laying with Harrison's bird food
by: Anonymous

Not so, about feeding bird 80% Harrison's bird food. Our macaw has been fed Harrison's for 14 yrs and she's laid several eggs between age 6 and 12. The last yr and so far this yr - no egg. Hoping she's done now. However, Harrison's is the best food around that should be given to all birds.

Editor's note: Harrison's keeps the bird from becoming egg bound, meaning no eggs will get stuck. It won't keep the bird from laying eggs.

Jan 09, 2012
Bird may be passing an egg
by: Tracie

Birds do not get "pregnant" like humans. Their body produces an egg and they lay it within 2 -3 days.

If your bird is sitting fluffed up and straining to pass an egg, it is called egg-bound and you need to Find an Avian Vet to help your bird right away.

If you wish to avoid your bird ever getting egg-bound, then you can feed your bird 80% Harrison's pellets and only 20% healthy treats and your bird will never become egg bound.

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