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Pse help me with advice on how I can stop my budgies breeding in my Aviary. I'm exhausted and think we all could do with a 6 month rest period. I've removed all nest boxes and there is no nesting material but yesterday I caught 2 of them mating??? Help

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They will stop laying now that the boxes have been removed. Budgies will continue to mate but without a breeding box they will not nest. You may find some eggs laid off the perches but that should soon stop.

 

I recommend you rest your birds for a bit longer than 6 six months. Make sure to supplement them with calcium (cuttle bone) and also give them lots of fruit and veg of mixed variety.

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thank you so much..........................i will rest them even till next year.The cleaning kills me! Also i give my birds cuttlebone permanently. They get corn on cob,apple,spinach,swiss chard and beetroot. THEY DISCARDED/IGNORED ALL OTHER FRUITS AND VEGGIES IVE TRIED.

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budgies mate as part of recreational budgie sex...but it doesnt always lead to eggs unless they feel they have a place to raise a family

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