Cockatiel Breeding Log Book – A Godsend for Breeders!

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If you are into breeding cockatiels, then I would like to let you know about some useful books you can purchase online just to make the whole process of cockatiel breeding more organized for yourself. By having these useful templates you will be able to keep records of everything relating to your breeding program and … Read more

Cockatiel Egg Hatching And More Awesome Videos

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The video above is really funny. A humorous take on a cockatiel romance. Enjoy! All these videos show a cockatiel egg hatching. If you are wondering how long the cockatiel egg hatching process takes, incubation is 18 days from the time the hens sit in earnest, therefore, count a few extra days if sitting is delayed. … Read more

Aviaries And Bird Rooms – Which Is Best?

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In this article let’s look at aviaries and bird rooms. Although I have discussed aviaries in other articles, let’s look at the differences and how you too can have your own bird room. Please note that this post contains affiliate links. What Is The Difference Between Aviaries And Bird Rooms? Aviaries and bird rooms are … Read more

Why My Cockatiel Plucks His Feathers?

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Sometimes a cockatiel plucks his feathers out, and this could happen for a number of reasons. Feather plucking is quite a common problem, especially with young Lutino Cockatiels. A Cockatiel Plucks It’s Chicks Feathers Feather plucking usually starts to happen when the chick begins to feather up, and then one or both of its parents … Read more

Looking After and Feeding Baby Cockatiels

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In this post let’s look at feeding baby cockatiels, as well as how to go about looking after them. It is a lot of work for the first few weeks, but the results you get if you are looking for a cockatiel as a pet are remarkable, as the cockatiels are tame and unafraid of … Read more

Cockatiel Mutations And How They Came About

In this article, let us look at some of the cockatiel mutations that have come about over the last few decades. Cockatiel mutations did not happen in the wild, but from breeders experimenting with different colors. Over the past fifty years or so, breeders around the world have managed to make wonderful color mutations from … Read more

Do You Want To Breed Cockatiels?

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Breeding cockatiels easy as long as the breeding pair are satisfied with their nesting arrangements. Male cockatiels will the court all year, so it is possible to breed cockatiels at any time of year. It is also possible for hens to breed more than once a year. Fortune obviously favors breeding in summer. A good breeding pair will be able to produce up to six young in a coupling.

Cockatiel Genetics

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Let’s take a look at cockatiel genetics, as it is amazing that so many cockatiel color mutations have arisen in so short a time span in the cockatiel, all of which affect only the production of melanin. Mutations likely to convert the yellow background color into a deep orange-marigold, now only found on the cheeks, … Read more

The Opaline, Laced Or Pearl Cockatiel

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The opaline, laced and the pearl cockatiel are often one and the same thing. Germans described the cockatiels as opaline (especially the budgerigar) or pearled and the Polish and English refer to the same cockatiel as laced. Normally the nape of the head, the mantle, and the upper wing coverts are the only feathers affected, … Read more