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Mina made me blush

Okay so I heard Mina making this weird noise and I look over and I think she was humping Cozette's toy. Several things crossed my mind from -she's not a baby anymore-to -omg what if she is a boy ? (cuz girls are way to innocent for that ). Have you seen this with your linnies? This is normal right lol? Will this be a everyday thing now lol? I have never seen my other birds do this. Mina is 5.5 mths old. Does this mean she could be more prone to egg laying?

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Have you had her sexed? Cause you may have a boy But the girls do masturbate as well! Abby had a female cockatiel, Minnie, who would do it often. It IS normal, but you might wanna work on hormonal treatments

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Have you had her sexed? Cause you may have a boy But the girls do masturbate as well! Abby had a female cockatiel, Minnie, who would do it often. It is normal, but you might wanna work on hormonal treatments
Yes she was sexed by HealthGene Laboratories, I have the certificate. It is a Canadian Company. I saw the breeder take 2 tail feathers. Is it a high possiblity it could have been a false read? Maybe I misread her behavior.....like I said I haven't ever witnessed a bird do it in person.

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Yup, she is definitely doing it

http://s1353.photobucket.com/albums/...ps40d04028.mp4

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Maybe remove the toy that she is paying special attention to? That way she might not be so inclined to getting all worked up, lol.



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She can still be female, so I wouldn't worry about her being a boy but they can and have got them wrong on occasion I'd remove the toy for now if it's the only one she's loving on and see how she goes

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The sound is the same my linnies make when they put their legs over each other.
The guys quickly noticed it when I was playing the video.
Paulchen answered with a very tender chirp.
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The sound is the same my linnies make when they put their legs over each other.
The guys quickly noticed it when I was playing the video.
Paulchen answered with a very tender chirp.
Lol, well, I felt kind of invasive taping her, that is why I didn't put it on youtube. But I just got worried. I don't want any problems with egg laying.
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Mina will probably lay eggs, that's nature.
But I'm sure you'll get great advice by our linnie hen keepers when it happens, don't worry!
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