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12 x FINCH DUMMY PLASTIC REPLACEMENT EGG / EGGS - NEST

12 x FINCH DUMMY PLASTIC REPLACEMENT EGG / EGGS - NEST

Using plastic replacement eggs cut down the number of deaths in young birds. Finches lay an egg every day until 4 or 5 eggs have been laid. The odd finch will not start incubating until the last egg is layed. The majority will start incubating from day one which will mean the eggs will hatch 1 a day and when the chicks are older where will be a big different in size between the birds. The largest and strongest birds with the highest head will be fed and the others will starve.
Carefully removing the layed eggs with a small spoon (not my hand as germs on our hands can kill the embrio as the shell is porous) on day of laying and replacing them with a plastic egg.
When all eggs are layed usually 4/5 the plastic eggs should be removed and the original eggs replaced. This will guarantee all the eggs will hatch about the same time.

Bag of 12 plastic replacement Finch eggs Approx size 1.75cm x 1.2cm

Different Colours Available - See drop down menu for availability.

These are a standard finch size dummy egg. There are only 4 sizes of dummy eggs available to cover ALL types of birds which are finch, canary, budgie and chicken. Finches themselves come in very different sizes producing very different size eggs. Luckily as long as there is something similar in shape and size that will do fine. Most birds the colour doesn't even matter either. My Grandad used glass marbles for his canaries before plastic dummy eggs were available.
The sizes are clearly marked on the listing so only purchase if they are what you want.
 
Item Type
£3.79
Stock remaining: 13
Product Weight (for postage): 0.04kgkg
12 x FINCH DUMMY PLASTIC REPLACEMENT EGG / EGGS - NEST
12 x FINCH DUMMY PLASTIC REPLACEMENT EGG / EGGS - NEST 12 x FINCH DUMMY PLASTIC REPLACEMENT EGG / EGGS - NEST 12 x FINCH DUMMY PLASTIC REPLACEMENT EGG / EGGS - NEST 12 x FINCH DUMMY PLASTIC REPLACEMENT EGG / EGGS - NEST

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