The mutations of african grey parrots occur naturally in the wild. But there are several farms who breed african grey parrots and sell their eggs. Most of the time they sell baby grey to their customers through different mediums or online. But they sell those eggs very rarely. And people who got highly experienced in african grey parrots buy these eggs for breeding. You might think that grey’s egg can be eaten. No, you can not eat grey’s egg. African grey parrots rubbed some toxicity to their baby’s egg shell. So if you try to eat that thing you will not be able to because of toxicity.
Now I am going to share some interesting facts with you. Just think your parrots have no mate or it is male. But one day you notice an egg with it. Are you surprised? Of course you will be. There was research into this thing and we came to learn that any single bird will become reproductively active and can lay an unfertilized egg during its life in captivity. So most of the owners feel terrified about this and they are just going crazy to find out how this happens, why this happens? So in this case there will be some harmful complications also specially some of these conditions will be life threatening for the parrots.
Hatching African Grey Parrot eggs for an individual and thrilling exploit in the world of hatching! With their gorgeous colors and characteristics, you can acquire the moment of hatching your own baby macaw yourself.
How long does it take for African GREY eggs to hatch?
The gestation period for the eggs after laying is 28 days on average when the parrot is bred in captivity. The hen lays between three and five eggs in a clutch, but she doesn’t lay them all on the same day. Typically she lays one egg, but doesn’t sit on the nest until she has laid the second egg.
What temperature should parrot eggs be incubated at?
Incubate the eggs in an incubator designed for parrot or exotic bird eggs. The incubator you use should have accurate temperature control within one-tenth of one degree, and ideally a system for humidity control. Maintain the temperature at 99.3 degrees F, and the humidity at 40 to 50 percent.
How long does it take for a parrot egg to hatch?
Incubation Duration. Parrot egg incubation periods can vary by breed but are typically between 24-28 days. Some parrot breeds can hatch in as little as 18 days. Research your specific breed to find out how long your egg will need to be incubated.