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for those with parakeets-

I have 2 females and a male and one of the females is building a nest- does that mean that its about to lay an egg or is it just something they do? ive had these birds for a year and a half and they have never done anything like this before- so i dont know wut it means- wut do u think?

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lovelyli217

Asked by lovelyli217 at 9:53 PM on Mar. 1, 2009 in Pets

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  • Keets come to sexual maturity at about a year old...so they MAY be getting ready to lay. It is that time of year! Spring is usually when they will lay the first time in a year. Make sure the mother gets egg products as it is very healthy for her and the hatchlings.
    mcginnisc

    Answer by mcginnisc at 10:23 PM on Mar. 1, 2009

  • Sounds like it! A female will sometimes lay an egg even without a male partner. I had a parakeet who did that.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 10:24 PM on Mar. 1, 2009

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