Along wiht the common green or 3/4 green birds , i also host/breed many variegated, Blue and Cinnamon and some Yellow ,also clear, birds, because I reckon that Yellow and Variegated birds are extremely useful to transmit a very good background colour to the stock.
I breed no more than 15/20 couples per year, since what I am looking for is quality, not quantity.I belive it is very difficult to match/balance a higher number of couples.
I feed my birds all year long with a mixture available on the market made up mainly of canary seed and dry egg feed; Only during brooding/breeding time I add boiled seeds and small quantities of hard-
For obvious hygienic-
Only at the end of the show season, after disinfegting/disinfesting and keeping all birds which have partecipated in the shows quarantine, I re-