The Egg & I

green cheek conure bird and egg

Melvin (aka “Melvina”) occasionally goes through periods of egg laying.  It’s a noisy, cacophony-enriched experience that is only moderately tolerated.  Once done, there’s usually anywhere from 2-4 additional eggs en-route. Birds, apparently, gain the calcium they need to form the eggs from their own bones. While he’s never complained, in the past we’ve tried to … Read moreThe Egg & I