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If you intend to breed your birds, you should be aware of some important aspects regarding finch breeding preparation. Making sure they are old enough, carefully selecting pairs for genetic stability, and preparing them for the rigors of breeding will be paramount to a successful breeding season.
All of these points make up the basis for good husbandry practices. Click the links to read more about our thoughts on this topic.
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WHAT IS TOO YOUNG TO BREED
SELECTING BREEDING PAIRS
BRING YOUR BIRDS INTO BREEDING CONDITION
SETTING UP A BREEDING CAGE
YOU HAVE EGGS
DETERMINING EGG FERTILITY
WHY WEIGH & MEASURE EGGS
WHEN THE CHICKS HATCH
THE CHICKS HAVE GROWN
TIME TO SEPARATE THE SEXES
WHY CREATE A PROSTHETIC NAIL
FOSTERING - NOT A FAN, BUT IF YOU MUST
A WORD ABOUT HAND FEEDING
BUMPING UP FOSTERED CHICKS
HAND FEDS ON THE FLY
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