Rosellas are frequent guests in the house as feathery pets. They are very beautiful externally, quite silent birds of the average sizes. Some individuals have abilities to reproduction of the speech, however usually their lexicon is limited to several words. They can be trained to whistle simple melodies. Rosellas quite gentle birds, they can be prone to a stress, especially adult feral birds. For these reasons of a bird can even begin to pluck themselves. To minuses it is possible to refer often shown aggression to other species of parrots. There are absolutely opposite opinions in this plan, however it is not necessary to risk and support these birds together with others. Parrots are inclined to gnaw everything that comes across to them in a beak.
At cultivation and absence of the partner of the necessary look, a rosella can choose a bird of other species of a rosella, at the same time prolific hybrids turn out. Rosellas long enough live — 15 — 20, remember it when choosing a bird. Under correctly created conditions, rosellas can transfer quite low temperatures (to — 10 — 20 degrees).
MAINTENANCE AND LEAVING
will be suitable For rosellas a spacious cage, the open-air cage will be the best option. Some types need the big flying open-air cage — up to 4 meters as they need flights. At poor exercise of a bird grow fat and lose ability to successful reproduction. Rosellas avoid drafts and damp therefore the cage has to be located in the light, dry place, not under direct sunshine and not near heating devices. In a cage poles of the necessary diameter with bark from the resolved breeds of trees have to be established. Do not forget about feeding troughs and a drinking bowl. Kupalka will also be by the way, rosellas love water procedures.
of a diet is grain mix. Industrial grain mix will be suitable for average parrots. For fruit, vegetables and green forages get a separate feeding trough. Do not forget about berries and a branch forage. Grain forages it is possible to couch and trouble, birds will eat them with pleasure. Many references write about need of forages of animal origin for a diet of rosellas, however be careful as these forages can cause sexual behavior. In a cage there have to be sources of mineral substances — sepia, mineral mix and chalk.
If you decided
to part rosellas, it is necessary to move as this action will demand quite big space. Before these birds carried to the hardly divorced types as in cages cultivation often came to an end unsuccessfully. Unfortunately, birds are quite timid and often throw a laying. However, if to create suitable conditions, rosellas can be excellent parents even for reception baby birds. Both parents protect a laying and baby birds. Birds have to be at the age of not less than 1.5 years (better 2), healthy, refading and well-fed. Couple has to develop, otherwise you will not achieve baby birds from birds.
the Nested lodge has to be 30х30х45, a letok of 8 cm, inside fill sawdust, shaving or mix of sawdust with peat. Before suspension гнездовья birds need to be prepared for nesting — to diversify a diet, to increase a share of animal protein. It is also necessary to extend light day till 15 o'clock by means of artificial lighting. Males of rosellas have peculiar marriage dances. In a laying usually from 4 to 8 eggs. Nasizhivaniye lasts about 3 weeks. After an exit from a nest, parents feed up the baby birds about 3 more weeks.