Sun conure laid five eggs, about four weeks ago
60682782 - sun conure (aratinga solstitialis) the lovely yellow parrot perching on the log showing its back feathers

Sun conure laid five eggs, about four weeks ago

My Sun conure, laid five eggs, about four weeks ago, and she won’t get off of them. Should i just take them away? They were not fertilized eggs.

Give her another week unless she’s not eating. If she has bedding material in the cage remove it to make it less comfortable for her to nest.  

Make sure shes getting calcium through a supplement or cuttle bone. Mix things up in her cage to get her mind off the eggs and if at the end of 5 weeks she’s still on the eggs, then remove them

Mitch Rezman

He's handled a 1000 birds of numerous species when they visited monthly birdie brunches in the old Portage Park (Chicago, IL) facility. The one with the parrot playground.Mitch has written and published more than 1100 articles on captive bird care.He's met with the majority of  CEO's and business owners for most brands in the pet bird space and does so on a regular basis.He also constantly interacts with avian veterinarians and influencers globally.

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