November 20, 2007
A while back I posted about how our finches were trying to hatch the eggs they laid my female finch (the hen) started laying eggs about three weeks ago and the incubation period for those eggs is up at the end of this week. Sadly I discovered that they rolled two of the three eggs out of the nest, the eggs cracked and they ate the yolks (the eggs weren't developed). I found the partially eaten egg shells in the bottom tray of the cage.
However, their is still one egg in the nest that looks as though it has developed and we are expecting it to hatch this week. You can see darkness through the egg shell! I visually check the nest each day to see the progress...Read More