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#1 ferretertom


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Posted 14 June 2010 - 12:48 pm

I have this 5 year old hen im wondering if its likely to breed? or is it to old? Also has anyone ever muled a canary cock over a hen goldfinch?
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Posted 18 July 2010 - 02:51 am

Yes Goldfinch hens have bred successfully with cock canaries but the cross is far more likely to get mules to the sticks using a cock Goldie and a hen canary..
At five years old a hen bird of any species of Native would be classed as a bit over the hill but there are exceptions to the rule...
I have a mate who bred goldfinches off a seven year old hen some years ago...

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