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Twins...... Two Dominant Pieds From One Egg

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In one of my breeding birds nests, there were two of the babies born at the same time from the same egg. They were the exact same size and born on the same day and it could only have been from the one egg. There was no other egg they could have come out of. Parents turned out to be terrible and they allowed two others to die, so I fostered these two to another nest. Here they are developing, still seem to be the same age, same feather devlopment and so far the same colour and markings. Who knows if they are identical. I find it hard to believe what I saw when they hatched and tried telling myself I had it wrong, but I know that they must be twins.

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Foster Mum Oprah YY010x.jpg

Foster Dad Winston zzzz192x-2.jpg

and the "Twins"

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These guys spend their time intertwined with each other, never separate.

Edited by Kaz

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Way back when I joined someone had the same thing happen to them I can't remember which forum member. I am sure it is very rare BUT very possible :D. They are cute. We have 3 sets of twins in Hailey's class.

 

Maggie and Katie

Lilly and Grace

Carolyn and Evelyn

 

(Laughing out loud) if they are girls maybe you would like to use those names :D

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Way back when I joined someone had the same thing happen to them I can't remember which forum member. I am sure it is very rare BUT very possible :D. They are cute. We have 3 sets of twins in Hailey's class.

 

Maggie and Katie

Lilly and Grace

Carolyn and Evelyn

 

LOL if they are girls maybe you would like to use those names :D

I like the names. Probably too soon to tell but so far they look like boys.

Twins mustn't happen very often. I have been trying to tell myself since they were born, that I was seeing things. Maybe they happen but successful ones are rare due to size. I know when these two were born, Mum didnt feed them so I fed them their first 3 feeds and boy oh boy were they tiny !!

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They have got to be violets surely. I love them, so cute. So precious and special to be twin budglets :D

 

 

Feathers.

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You might be able to search the forum I know it was at least a year back...

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I knew it was a member that is common here but I couldn't remember I kept thinking Julie but I was like no no (Laughing out loud). Glad you found it.

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Based on what I have been reading up on, the twin chicks from one egg are usually smaller and they dont often survive. I remember being impressed by a larger egg in this nest, but not greatly larger than an ordinary egg. I just thought it was the difference between some show type parents and pet type....their eggs I mean. I guess, if I hadnt fed the babies right from the word go and for 24 hours or so they may have faded away too. Mum budgie certainly wasnt interested in them until I got them livelier and squarking. :)

It will be interesting to see how they turn out.

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Yes I saw Daz mentioned that on Cindy's post good nutrition makes a difference :).

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Oh my aren't you the lucky one,they are just adorable and definately look very similar Kaz.They are so cute how they are intertwined together.

Please keep us updated,they look absolutely beautiful in colouring and markings.Very precious!!! :):D:wub:

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ohhhh they are so cute!! and they do look very the same! can't wait to see pics of them as they get bigger :)

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Aww Karen they look so cute. :) Lucky you to have rare twin budgies (or budglets as ALy said :D )

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:) OH MY GOSH HOW CUTEEEEEEEEEE!

I really do hope that all goes will with them Karen, they are both totally adorable.. Look forward to baby updates and lots of photos :D

Cheers :beer:

Una

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Ohh my gosh! They are SO cute! (I am a twin - we do prefer hanging out together a lot! - especially as kids).

 

Keep the pics up! Awww! :angel1:

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That's awesome!! Will be interesting to see how similar they are when they're fully feathered!! :)

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Awww Kazza! :D This is fabulous! :)

 

What about the names:

 

Tiger and Tigger

Tic and Tac

Benji and Benny

Sweetie and Tweetie

Zack and Jack

Tommy and Timmie

Hugs and Kisses

Foot and Loops

Shreddies and Cheerio

Button and Zipper

Kipper and Tipper

Lance and Prance

Milo and Zilo

Zeke and Zeve

 

They are super cute Kazza! I think Tic and Tac, Zeke and Zeve, Tommie and Timmie, or Hugs and Kisses should be their names :) Aweee!!! :wub: (Laughing out loud)

 

Nathan. :P

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You should name them Guppy and Jellybean! Thats my twin sisters and my nicknames (i'm guppy :))

 

They are gorgeous chicks, I hope the grow up nice and strong. :D

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What about the names:

 

Tic and Tac

 

Hugs and Kisses

 

Foot and Loops

 

 

They are super cute Kazza! I think Tic and Tac, Zeke and Zeve, Tommie and Timmie, or Hugs and Kisses should be their names :hap: Aweee!!! :) (Laughing out loud)

 

Nathan. :)

 

:P Gawww! I should ask you for name help! haha!

 

I like the above, and thought instead of Foot and Loops, maybe Fruit and Loops? :hap: haha, errrrrm, maybe, maybe not! (Laughing out loud)!

 

Can't wait to see feahtered pics! :)

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wow :hap: I didn't know it's possible to get twins. I can't wait to see them all grown up. Congratulations Kaz :hap:

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wow :hap: I didn't know it's possible to get twins. I can't wait to see them all grown up. Congratulations Kaz :)

They hardly ever survive due to being so small or one baby grows and the other doesnt. These two were very tiny, but I fed them their first feeds till their mother took over. It may have helped as they were very weak also. Doing okay now though. :hap:

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That's cool Kaz, where did you actually learn hand feeding babies? From a book or someone? I want to learn it just in case I need it one day. I bought a book, but I don't think it's enough to learn it from a book :hap:

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The newborns are so easy to feed. You just put the formula near their beak and they suck it in....a tiny, tiny amount. I feed older babies by crop needle. :hap:

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The newborns are so easy to feed. You just put the formula near their beak and they suck it in....a tiny, tiny amount. I feed older babies by crop needle. :hap:

 

I quess if I need to do it, I will be able to. I will read the book and learn, so I'm ready :hap:

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The newborns are so easy to feed. You just put the formula near their beak and they suck it in....a tiny, tiny amount. I feed older babies by crop needle. :hap:

 

I quess if I need to do it, I will be able to. I will read the book and learn, so I'm ready :hap:

 

Zebra, the best book I have ever had is this one....aguidetoincubationhand.jpg

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