Sun Conure Female Multiple Breeding cycles.

by Melissa C
(Canada)

I have four conures that are in a large flight cage, 3 are from the same clutch and are 5 years old in July. The Fourth is 3 yrs old and is new addition, they all get along great.

My Female is going into her fourth breeding cycle of this year since the beginning of March. She's had one at least once a month(minus the month of June).I know that the normal amount is 2 for a year. She only ever lays 2 eggs each cycle. I never leave the eggs in the cage due to the other conures being male and her brothers.

I never leave the eggs in the cage due to the other conures being male and her brothers. She never seems to have any interest in the eggs, I have never seen her sit on them or go near them after she has laid them.

When I see her starting to get the swollen bum or the signs that they have been mating I put her in a smaller cage. With her in her own cage I give her more calcium and vitamin supplements so make sure she is healthy for the egg laying.

Is there any advice on if I should be worried about the amounts of cycles she has had. Or if I should be continuing what I have been doing.

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Jul 02, 2015
Conure with chronic egg laying
by: Tracie

Our avian vet wrote an article that you should read, rather than me possibly messing up the information answering. ;-)

Here is the Chronic Egg Laying article link.

Thanks for writing, and you are doing the best you can.

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