Sexing Gouldians

Basic Breeding Set Up

Feeding for Breeding

Breeding Behaviors

Gouldian Life Cycle

Eggs (Candling, etc.)

Young (Development, etc.)

Random Name Generator


Hand Feeding

Record Keeping

Video Documentation

Problems & Solutions

Problems with Inbreeding



Gouldian Life Cycle
Clutch size:3-8 eggs (4-6 most common)
Incubation date:After all eggs are laid (some pairs begin incubating after 3 eggs)
Hatch date:After 14-16 days of incubation
Fledge date:At 20 days of age
Wean date:6 weeks of age
Begin molt:8-10 weeks of age
Complete molt:5-6 months of age (sometimes as early as 14-16 weeks)
Sexual maturity:Although Gouldians may become sexually mature before they obtain their adult plumage, many breeders recommend waiting until the birds are at least 6-9 months of age before breeding them

Candling a fertile egg One day old chick Three juveniles and their father

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