This may seem like a silly question, but it has been doing my head in and I'd appreciate some advise and thoughts please. I have a large aviary that I have 4 budgies in. They have had one lot of bubs without any incidents. I have some more budgies in a few large cages, but they are just enjoying life and not breeding. I do not want to colony breed as I don't wish to invite trouble with hens killing and fighting. I have a bit of trouble getting my head around keeping pairs in flight/breeding cages as I like all my birds like them to have heaps of room but I can't fit 30 aviaries on my property with only 2 birds in each lol. Nor do I want my aviay going to waste because all pairs are breeding in flight cages/breeding boxes. I guess my question is, do breeders who are breeding in the flight/breeding cages for two sittings then return them back to the aviary for a rest. Once breeding season starts do I catch them all and return them to the breeding cages. Does this stress them out with all the shifting about? What do other breeders do? Do you leave them in the flight cages all the time but take off nesting boxes after 2 rounds. Do I sell the aviary and have them permately in the flight cages/ breeding cages. Any help and tips would be greatly apreciated.