Gouldian finch nest box cleaning
I wondered how much housekeeping I need to do for my LGF, or if they keep their nest boxes clean enough by themselves.
What do you suggest is good housekeeping practice or standards for gouldian finch nest box cleaning?
Once the birds are using the nest box, the best thing to do is to leave it alone. It's OK to check on eggs or chicks a few times as long as the parents don't get upset. When all the chicks are able to stay out of the box more of the time than inside it, take the box down and empty it out. Wipe it out with a disinfectant and be sure it is dry before filling it again with nesting material and hanging it back up.
Hope the helps, Jeanie
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