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Challenges breeding the Red-Cheeked Cordon Bleu

Cordon’s are among the most charming exotic finches available in Australian aviculture. After zebras, Gouldians...

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How to prevent egg binding

Egg binding occurs when a bird is not able to pass an egg through its reproductive system. The stuck egg forms an...

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Study Finds Free Mate Choice Enhances Finch Breeding Performance

New researcher from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen has found that finches who were free to...

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How to Avoid Producing Parrotfinch Hybrids

Accidental hybrids between parrotfinch species are quite commonly produced by inexperienced finch hobbyists....

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Breeding the blue Gouldian finch

The blue Gouldian finch is one of the most prized and attractive colour mutations in aviculture. The mutation first...

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