Lady Gouldian Finch Tips

Lady Gouldian Finch Expert Guide for the care and breeding of Gouldian Finches.

I will answer FAQ and post them here, so feel free to ask your questions about the LGF care or breeding.

Mother left father to raise chicks

Red head male orange head female. Both sat on eggs and cared for babies for 7 days. Then mother left nest and father to care for chicks. Is this normal

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My gouldians look sick

My proven pair look sick they are itching a lot (but no mites are found in the cage)their feathers look faded and a little ruffled, but they are not sitting

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Newly hatched babies found dead

I have a pair. the female is about 11 months new mom The male bought from a breeder apparantly experienced dad. Ok they laid many eggs in my 55 ft aviary.

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Two males and one female

Can two males be placed in an enclosure with one female? Yes as long as all the birds do not fight.Good luck, Jeanie

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What can i do about agression within the aviary with a breeding pair

Hi i had 2 pairs of gouldians. One pair raised a clutch of 3. The one pair perished by an unfortunate accident with old room mates cat ( very upsetting.

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About eggs

If a lady gouldian have her eggs and she stands up last 4 days .does the eggs still be good? Hi Johan, I don't know. You can use a penlight flashlight,

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Laying eggs outside of the nest.

I have a male and female Gouldian and she has laid two eggs outside of the nest. I've seen her go in the nest but I can't understand why she's not laying

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Adualt birds deing

I bought few young birds i put them in cage by them self with my young birds every month or one die in the one cage. I change the cage same problem why

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can Lady gouldian finch red face and lutino goldian finch breed togather

can Lady gouldian finch red face and lutino goldian finch breed togather Hi Raheel, Gouldians can breed with other Gouldians. ItJeanie's recomended

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Last goudian chick not being feed?

Hello, my Goudian pair had 5 eggs, they all hatch, 4 of the chick are large and seem healthy, they left the nest and start to eat on their own sometimes.

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How to cure a balding Gouldian Finch?

I have 3 Gouldians. One is losing his feathers around the right side of his face. The other 2 are not showing this symptom. I do not know. Some think

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My female Gouldian Finch is chirping incessantly, why?

Recently, one of my female Gouldian passed away (May she rest in peace). After the tragic loss, 4 Gouldians remained in the aviary but one of them, who

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Young finches singing

I just got a pair of young gouldians--they haven't grown into their red mask and black head colors. One appears to be singing, but i can hear little sound

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female sleeping all day after laying 3 eggs

I have a male and female and they have been mating and fixing up a nest. finally 3 days ago she laid her first egg! she has been eating and drinking and

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will the parents abandon an entire clutch of eggs

The parents seem to have abandoned an entire clutch on or about the time they should have hatched. Is this normal? Hi Laurie, Lady Gouldians are known

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How long can gouldians breed for before they are too old?

How do you know when a Gouldian is too old to breed? I really don't know the answer to that. Perhaps another site visitor will add a comment and tell

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cutting feathers

hi there. I bought a beautiful yellowheaded male finch that I thought was very young as he could not fly.I realize now that his wings have been cut .How

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Baby Gouldian

My baby gouldian is out of the nest but is hovering on the bottom and shivering. I know it might be cold , what can I do to help it thrive ? should

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recommended food for Lady Gouldian Finches

I am overwhelmed by the wide variety of finch foods available on the market. Could you please let me know the exact kind of food that you recommend, and

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How many clutch per season?

Let me start by sharing with you how happy I am that my pair of lady Gouldian has had 3 successful 3 clutches in a season. They have been great parents!

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Female looking dull and weal after laying and egg

I have noticed that the female is looking dull after laying an egg. I have a very big cage which is five feet tall, two feet wide, and three feet long.

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Can I put 1 female & 5 males in the same cage to let her pick her mate?

I have a pair of goulds in a cage and the male seems interested in her but she spends all of her time looking towards another cage that I have 4 males

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Babies dying during their molt

After my babies are eating on their own and about to get their bright colors they die. I have had 5 clutches and all of the babies die when they are molting.

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Two pairs of Gouldians to one cage?

Hello, I recently got 4 pairs of gouldians and am wondering if I can put two pairs in a 30x18x18 cage with two nest boxes? Thank you for your input!

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gouldain breeding

can male breed with offspring Yes, just like dogs and cats can mate with their own offspring. I try not to let that happen, but there are breeders who

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male in nest box at night is this common

mated pair building but male sleeps in nest at night is this normal? Hi Max, Yes, I think so. During the day does he come out and move around as your

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Compadability

What other finches can be in the same enclosure? Hi Daniel, I will list a few of the most common, but if you have a specific kind of finch in mind, ask

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booklets

Can u send me Hi Ahmad, I don't think I received your complete message. Please try again. Jeanie

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Breeding White Breast to White Breast

Hello, I have one pair of Lady Gouldian finches. I bought a beautiful pair of white breast. The hen's beak is turning very dark. The male dances and she

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I have two 4 day old chicks in a colony cage. I found the dad dead. Can just the female feed them to maturity?

I have a community cage and two of the nests have babies. In one of the nests are two babies and I went away for a day and when I returned found the dad

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Stay on the bottom of cage

My female Stay on the bottom of cage all the time. She has got on the perch but only stays on it for 30 min's. I have treated her for air sac mites, also

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Juvenile Gouldian feed the 2 week old baby Gouldians

It appears that one of my juvenile Lady Gouldians is feeding the babies that are still in the nesting box. The juvenile is very aggressive toward the

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Hen laying dud clutches 3 times after many successful breedings.

My Gouldian female, for the first time, began laying a new clutch of eggs while her 4 young were not yet weaned. She laid 8 and they were all duds. I took

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breeding

I recently bought 2 male lady gouldian finches from a well known breeder. She gave me one because it was molting and said it was a male??But as the

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I have a male & female Lady Gouldian. I did not buy them to breed, but they do. Will they breed all year long?

My female Lady Gouldian is either producing eggs or sitting o the next that contains the eggs. What is the breeding season? Is it more stressful to

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