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Trixie Cockatiel Breeding Nesting Bird Avery - Cage Box Large

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This natural, air dried FSC certified wooden log has low thermal conductivity to provide excellent insulation for nesting birds. The wooden lid is beautifully pale in colour and contrasts with the naturally dark bark. Features a small entrance hole ideal for Blue Tits. The choice of bedding can sometimes mean the difference between success and failure in the nest. Wood shavings are the most common and problem-free nest litter. Aspen and pine are fine for birds, but do NOT use cedar because it is too aromatic. This type of litter is easily available at pet shops, usually in the small animal (rodent) department. Avoid brands that contain a lot of dust because the dust is an inhalation/ingestion problem, and can irritate eyes and sinuses. Kaytee is a nice clean brand. If you have a dusty brand, you can put some bedding in a colander and sift out the dust.

Make a nest box | BTO - British Trust for Ornithology

Height - Your box should be no less than 2 to 4 metres high – even higher if there are cats that prowl through your garden.

If you use wires are welded after galvanization, it can cause heavy metal poising due to lead present in them. Use a drill to make a round entrance hole in the front piece for your birds to enter the box through. It should sit near the top and the size of the hole depends on the species you’d like to attract – 32mm is great for house sparrows, 25mm for blue tits.

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It is essential not to remove infertile eggs from the nest box. These eggs will help keep the fertile eggs warm and protected from rolling around.

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Before handling eggs, it is important to ensure that your hands are clean. Wash them in hot soapy water, and also use a hand sanitizer for extra protection. A power drill. To put together the box, you’ll need to drill a few holes, so a power drill is the best choice here. First and foremost, you should need basics like a Steak knife, box material, nails, hammers, inch tape, marker, glue, and scissor for cardboard.

The Essential Guide to Cockatiel Nest Boxes: Creating a Safe

After the first egg is laid, she may start to incubate them immediately. However, some hens will wait until all eggs have been laid before beginning to incubate. Nesting boxes and bird houses can provide important shelter for wild birds in lots of different locations, but why is it necessary? The size of this box is a perfect fit, otherwise, you can fix a slightly larger nest box. Therefore, if you are crazy to fix a large breeding box in a large cage. Then try setting a size of 30 cm length, 20 cm height and 50 cm width.Fertile eggs will have red spider-like veins, with a dark spot in the center and white space indicating an air cell is present at the wider part.

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