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Hi! My name is Spot:: Vote for Chipper257319 BOTM!!!

I am a Cockatiel from rochester, NY.

Spot the French Canadian, cutie pie, little rooster boy, New American Birdison!

1 year old   M

Cockatiel

Millet and whatever mom's eating! Cheerios!
Kissing Puffin!Hehee
We've been together since June 2012.
Now I like brocoli and sweet potatoes, rice and mashed potatoes!
Oh, and cookies and cake!


The bird gym and in front of a mirror! On the computer or mom's neck!

Chirps tries to boss me around! Not getting attention when I want it.

She gives me nice neck scritches and pushes me on my skateboard! She let's me cuddle up under her chin when she takes a nap! She let me have Ricky Ticky Tavi as a pet!

Love to play with toys.
I skateboard!
I always sit on mom's shoulder when she takes her nap!
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I am a proud rooster and I miss being bossed around by Ms. Chirps, she is greytly missed!.

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  Hello Spot~
I hope you are having the most wonderful Easter ever! Things got busy around here so I have to keep it short today!
We are cooking a ham but we are not really going to have a sit down dinner since mom and Ian are working. Dad is in Montana somewhere! Everyone will eat when they can!

Mom finally got herself an MP3 player. Her's broke months ago and she just can't stand the "Leisure Suit Larry Lounge" music anymore! She found all the music files and started loading songs on the MP3 but when she looked, the songs were not there! It took my genius mom about half and hour to realize that Jennifer had her MP3 player plugged in also so mom put all that music on Jennifer's MP3 player! Boy is she going to be surprised!hahahahahahaha Mom is such a dork!!

Happy Easter!!
With love, hugs and a vote ~ Sugar

Come visit me, BOTD ARCHIVES, Sugar ~ Happy Easter from me and Gabbie & The Calendar Page~April Birthstone is the Diamond.

04/20/2014 12:43.10 PM Report This Comment  
  Chipper Here...
HAPPY EASTER!!!

Today is a gorgeous day! We all went to the amusement park today. There will also be an Easter egg hunt that we are going to participate in. We are all having a great time.

Thank you for all your votes and support you gave to me for BOTM. Have a blessed Easter! Leaving a vote for you too.

*Come check the gallery to see pictures of our wonderful day at the amusement park!

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/20/2014 12:23.37 PM Report This Comment  
  Chipper Here...
We're having a wonderful day!!

Today we visited Kakadu National Park. It is so beautiful, we are all enjoying it. Everybirdie is having a great time.

Thank you for your votes for BOTM. Hope you are having a good weekend! Leaving a vote for you!

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/19/2014 04:39.26 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Spot~
I hope you are having a wonderful day!
Thank you so very much for leaving the note about Lupe on the calendar page. I appreciate it so very much.
I am so terribly sad! I thought he would get better but I understand that shock can kill a bird!
He and the family are in our prayers. It is a very difficult to have to deal with!
I hope you and your family enjoy Easter.
Love, hugs and a vote ~ Sugar

Come visit me, BOTD ARCHIVES, Sugar ~ Happy Easter from me and Gabbie & The Calendar Page~April Birthstone is the Diamond.

04/19/2014 09:38.31 AM Report This Comment  
  We Arrived
and it is so beautiful here. We all had a great time on the boat as well. Last night we had a delicious dinner and we danced afterward. Everybirdie had such a good time.

Starting tomorrow, we are going to go visit different tourists attractions. We are looking forward to seeing many beautiful places.

Thank you for voting for me for BOTM. Enjoy your day!! Leaving a vote for you too!

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/18/2014 09:21.42 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Spot
I had to hang upside down to read your note. Australia is down under I am told. ROTBOMCLMTFO

I am on the other boat behind you on the trip. I was a wall flower at the disco dancing. I realy dont know any birdes so I grabed a LLB root beer & watched every birde have fun.

Charley Bird

Come visit me, Ms BB. & her Derby hat, TPB&G., Queen Cori (& Boo boo) in the Castle 4-1-14, Charley Bird, The Bird. Lets play BazBall !!!!!!, Former Queen Snowflake is in the booth & BIG BABYS WEDDING IS ON AGAIN !!!.

04/18/2014 08:52.23 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Spot
Thank you for flying by to congratulate me on winning BOTD yesterday. I had a wonderful day at the castle. I especially enjoyed the basket of treats you gave me and of course, shared it with Queen Cori. A good time was had by all!

Hugs,

Angel

Come visit me, ANGEL & PEPPER.

04/17/2014 05:55.45 PM Report This Comment  
  Chipper Here...
Another beautiful day on the boat!
We had such a good time last night and everybirdie enjoyed the movie, Rio 2.

Tonight, we are going to be served dinner and afterwards we are going to disco!!

The disco will start at 7:00 pm EST. The first three birdies to respond, at 7:00 pm EST, not before that time,and blog me that you are here for the disco will get their picture with Chipper. Note: This is only for the birdies that are on the trip. To make it fair only one birdie per flock.

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Thank you for all your support and votes for BOTM. Have a great day and remember to check our gallery to see pictures of our activities. Leaving a vote for you too!

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/17/2014 02:16.43 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello cutie pie
Can your future Step Mom call you that??

The securty owl at the KB has a VCR recorder built into it. The tapes are changed every 4 hrs during the day.

If you would like, I can have one of the Royal Macaw Guards from the castle assigned to the booth. They can take turns with the duity. Besides they know Snowflake from her time in the castle.

Ms BB

Come visit me, Ms BB. & her Derby hat, TPB&G., Queen Cori (& Boo boo) in the Castle 4-1-14, Charley Bird, The Bird. Lets play BazBall !!!!!!, Former Queen Snowflake is in the booth & BIG BABYS WEDDING IS ON AGAIN !!!.

04/16/2014 09:55.13 AM Report This Comment  
  Chipper Here...
What a beautiful day we are having for our trip. Everybirdie is having such a good time. There is an activity planned for each night on the boat.

Last night, there was music and refreshments, just a time of fellowship for all of us to get to know one another better. Refreshments will be served all day today as well.

Tonight, we are going to see the movie Rio 2. There will be fresh popcorn and drinks for everybirdie.

**Did you know?? Ringneck doves are available in over 40 color mutations.

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Thank you for your continuous support and your votes for BOTM. Leaving a vote for you too!

Have a great day!! Remember to look in my gallery to see the pictures of our activities!

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/16/2014 07:18.50 AM Report This Comment  
  Hello Mr Spot
Apples are one of my most bestest favorit fruits. I cut them in half & shared them with the Royal Macaw guards and Cori. Boo boo found a worm in one of them & thought he was in heaven.


Charley Bird

Come visit me, Ms BB. & her Derby hat, TPB&G., Queen Cori (& Boo boo) in the Castle 4-1-14, Charley Bird, The Bird. Lets play BazBall !!!!!!, Former Queen Snowflake is in the booth & BIG BABYS WEDDING IS ON AGAIN !!!.

04/15/2014 08:30.15 PM Report This Comment  
  We are now leaving...
for our trip. We will be traveling for the next few days!

*There were so many birdies that signed up so late that we need to take two ships. There will be two pictures shown of our ships. If you signed up and your picture is not on the first ship, look on the profile tomorrow night or Thursday. All birdies that signed up are included on this trip. I am very happy to have so many of my BC friends joining me on this adventure.

Did you know that there are over 300 species in the dove family?

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Have a great day!! Thank you for your continuous support and votes to help me become BOTM. Leaving a vote for you!

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/15/2014 02:07.08 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Spot~
I hope you are having a great day! Absolutely nothing of interest going on in my world but I did want to come by and say hello!
We have been doing more spring cleaning this week and it's really not very exciting at all!! Mom scrubbed the sliding glass door and the screen! It's so bright and pretty and I have an excellent view of the flags out in front of the complex! It's always windy around here so they are always flapping! They have red tulips on the flags and I enjoy watching them wave in the wind!
I hope you are enjoying your day and that window cleaning is not the most exciting thing going on in your life! HAHAHAHAHAHAHA
Love, hugs and a vote ~ Sugar

Come visit me, BOTD ARCHIVES, Sugar ~ Happy Easter from me and Gabbie & The Calendar Page~April Birthstone is the Diamond.

04/15/2014 11:19.08 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Mon sewr Spot
LOL !!!! Jake told me to say that.

I think you might have scared off a bunch of boy birds at the KB. I seen a couple of them hideing behind the trees looking scared.

I did put cameras in the stuffed owl in the tree for you. You can watch the booth on your I phone any time you want to.

Ms BB

Come visit me, Ms BB. & her Derby hat, TPB&G., Queen Cori (& Boo boo) in the Castle 4-1-14, Charley Bird, The Bird. Lets play BazBall !!!!!!, Former Queen Snowflake is in the booth & BIG BABYS WEDDING IS ON AGAIN !!!.

04/15/2014 09:19.18 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Spot!
Thanks for congratulating me on BOTD. I did have a wonderful 2 day celebration:) Hard to come down to earth after that:) Hope you have a good evening;)
hugs,

Sunny...Thank you for all the goodies!

Come visit me, In loving memory of my beloved Joey, Cleo, Chicklet What a surprise! Thanks everybirdie!, Poppy- Goodbye Joey my love, Jazz & Sunny- Thanks for BOTD everybirdie!.

04/14/2014 06:11.14 PM Report This Comment  
  Lifespan of a Diamond Dove
The lifespan of the diamond dove is different in captivity than if living in the wild.

In captivity, the diamond dove usually lives about 12-15 years. With proper care, they can even live into their 20's.

In the wild, however, diamond doves only live 3-5 years.

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Thank you for supporting my campaign and voting for me for BOTM. Have a great day!! Leaving a vote for you!

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We will be meeting tomorrow to leave for our trip and we should be on our way by Wednesday.

Here are a list of BC friends that signed up for the trip. If your name is on the list and you cannot make it or if you signed up and your name is not on the list, please contact me today! Thank you!

Kiddo
SweetPepper
Cydney/Sam/Stormy/Princess/Baby Girl
Coconut??
Raffikki
Gus
Kacey
Cookie
Pearl/Silver
Falco/Peppino/Willie
Spot
Zippy/Polly???
Sky??
Peepers/Dixie/Kallie

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/14/2014 10:43.52 AM Report This Comment  
  hello little bro
Cheuy here with a vote
And to tell you the Kasper
Is. A boy.He trying to whisle
Like like his dad, MikeyD is so
Proud of him me to.
Talk to you soon
Your loveing sister see ya
Ps, love your photo pictures

Come visit me, Mikey D, Birdie Haven Park-Fun for ALL SEASONS, Chuey, Sweetpea, thanks for BOTD friends, Zoey & Cricket & Nakita.

04/14/2014 10:25.16 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Spot,
Our trip to Australia! You already signed up to go.
I have your name on my list. Let me know if you are
still interested.

Be back later with your blog and vote! Talk to you soon.

Your friend,
Chipper

P.S. Horse: Shackleford

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/14/2014 05:02.30 AM Report This Comment  
  Vocalization
Doves are relatively quiet birds. They make a variety of soft, low-pinched cooing sounds. Their cooing, however, may be persistent and repetitive. Many people find the cooing very pleasant.

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*We will be leaving for our trip this week! Looking forward to spending this time with my BC friends!

It is a beautiful day here! Hope you are enjoying your weekend!! Thank you so much for your continuous support and votes for me to become BOTM. Leaving a vote for you! Enjoy your day!!

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/13/2014 11:05.51 AM Report This Comment  
  (Ö> Well, would ya lookey there? Spot's SPOT ON!
Th' grub's been fantasmagorical, L'il Dude. An' as far's th' "Maan~Sewer" thing goes, that's th' only way I can get m' beak to say it! *Har! *SNoRT* HaR!! *SNoRT* HAR!!!* (Sorry ... that jus' slipped out.)

What ya've to on th' Menu fer t'morrow sounds like I'm gonna hafta hire a CRANE t' carry all th' birdies home after they eat! But jus' r'member, we eat OUTSIDE th' Shelter t'morrow. So's we can have Palm Sund'y service INside. (B'sides, we'll be shooin' ev'rybirdy out right after so's we can do the "O-fishal" ribbon cuttin' ceremony in th' afternoon.)

So, in case I don't get a chance t' say it again, thanks fer all the great eats ya been keepin' us in whilst I been enjoyin' my time here in Th' Booth. It's been fun sharin' th' cookin' duties with ya.

Now you go back an' get some well-d'served rest, M' Featheriend. I think I'm just 'bout ready t' do th' very same thing.

Come visit me, (Ö> Charles Riley Jake ~ AaaaaAA! & ..

04/12/2014 06:42.34 PM Report This Comment  
  Supplements
Your dove should be given a vitamin/mineral supplement to assure you are providing all the nutrients it needs, especially if it is a finicky eater.

Note: Although the directions may tell you to put the vitamins in water, this is not good to do. Vitamins can settle to the bottom or lose its potency. It is best to put the supplement on soft foods or moist fruits or vegetables.

In addition to a vitamin/mineral supplement, doves need a small amount of grit. Unlike most birds, doves swallow their seeds whole and grit helps to digest them.

There are two kinds of grit:

Indigestible grit, which is sand or bits of ground rock. However, if your bird overeats this, it can become sick.

Digestible grit such as oyster shell, ground cuttlebone, or crushed eggshells pass safely through their system and is also a good source of calcium.

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Have a great day!! Thank you for supporting my campaign and voting for me for BOTM. Leaving a vote for you too!

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/12/2014 09:24.03 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Spot!
Thank you so much for coming by to congratulate me on winning Bird of the Day today! Mommy and I were so surprised to see me in the BOTD box today! (:
Oh, mommy is a fan of a bunch of actors. (There are certain ones that she totally obsesses over) hehehe! Yup, I think your right! Hormones! lol!
Hugs, Princess Peatree ♥

Come visit me, Dobby, Angel Devynn (RIP), Peatree - Happy Easter!, Bellatrix, Jester Bean, Angel Hermione (RIP), Angel Dudley (RIP), Angel Weasley & Angel Jacob (RIP) & Pretty Bird Paintings.

04/11/2014 10:36.18 PM Report This Comment  
  A Healthy Diet (Continued)
PROTEIN

In addition to fruits and vegetables, you need to include protein in your dove's diet.

Insects are a good source of protein, although they are not necessary for your dove. You can either give them live insects or dried ones.

Another good source of protein are chopped hard-boiled eggs. This is important for breeding doves that are raising chicks. Crushed egg shells mixed in with the egg will provide calcium with the protein. Note: Eggs must be cooked thoroughly. Your bird can become sick from partially or uncooked eggs.

You can also give your dove tiny bits of thoroughly cooked meat or bits of cheese. However, this should be given only rarely and as a special treat.

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Have a good weekend!!! Thank you for all your support and votes that you have given me for BOTM. Enjoy your day!! Leaving a vote for you too!

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/11/2014 10:50.41 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Spot
Dad just figgered out BC is giving access to our pages to 3rd party sites. On the KB page, on the right side is adds for storm shelters and storage modgels. I cant be a coensadence. ?
Its not on other pages.

Ms BB

Come visit me, Ms BB. & her Derby hat, TPB&G., Queen Cori (& Boo boo) in the Castle 4-1-14, Charley Bird, The Bird. Lets play BazBall !!!!!!, Former Queen Snowflake is in the booth & BIG BABYS WEDDING IS ON AGAIN !!!.

04/10/2014 08:11.55 PM Report This Comment  
  THANKS FROM FINNEGAN
Hi Spot,
Thanks for helping to make me BOTD and for the Hatchday wishes. I'm a happy boy! Momma hid lots of treats in my toys for me to find. It was fun! And thanks, too, for all the goodies, especially the CHEESE and the CHEESECAKE! It was great!!
Love and Hugs,
King Finnegan

Come visit me, Mr. Finnegan says Happy Easter everybirdie!, Daisy - R.I.P. - BOTW 9/17-9/23/07 & Princess Lucy Blue says Happy Easter everybirdie!.

04/10/2014 08:01.53 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Spot..
What a handsome boy you are, thanks for coming to my page, I can't believe you brought all my favorite foods and treats..it's like you know me already..
It was a super day, I was outside most of the day enjoying the nice warm sunshine and chatting with the hawks and birds, and of coarse those silly dogs..I tell Gabby 'get outta here' then I laugh at her..We have four Tiels here but Mom took their pages down a few weeks ago. I hope you have a nice evening and maybe I;ll see you again soon..Big Thanks & hugs from Rusty

Come visit me, ~CoCoPuff~, ~Rusty~, ~ Romey~ & Our Angel Wings Toy Shoppe.

04/10/2014 06:59.26 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Spot,
I'm doing both the jockey and the hat!
I just need to make a picture with the hat.

Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/10/2014 03:29.18 PM Report This Comment  
  A Healthy Diet
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

Although all common pet doves are in the seed-eaters group, there are additional foods that can be a part their diet.

Seed-eating doves cannot tolerate large amounts of high-water-content foods. However, a daily treat of fresh food is fine for most doves.

Fruits and vegetables are a good source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. When choosing produce, (one's that are safe for birds) bright colors are the healthiest choice. Example: sweet potatoes are more nutritious than white potatoes, red peppers have more vitamins than green peppers, and red grapes are higher in antioxidants than green grapes. Dark leafy green vegetables are also nutritious.

Some of the most favorite foods of the dove include:
shredded greens, grated carrots, finely chopped broccoli florets, diced apple, berries, fresh corn and peas. Your dove may not like all these foods, but as you experiment with differents ones, you will find that they may be some of their favorites.

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Have a great day! Thank you for voting for me to be BOTM. Leaving a vote for you!

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/10/2014 11:34.56 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Spot,
No, I don't play with anything! I do not climb ladders or go on swings. I do however spend a lot of time pecking for food at the bottom of my cage like the blogs says. That keeps me busy. But mom takes me out a lot. I get lots of attention too.

Have a good evening! Talk to you soon.

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/09/2014 06:46.42 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Spot!
It is getting hot here! I love it! I got to go to the park and craft store the other day, I always love that! Most of the workers at the Michaels know me and mommy, but there was one guy there that we hadn't seen before (he must have been new). When he saw me, he stared at me and got this surprised look on his face. He then walked away, but we could here him say into his little walky talky thing, "There is a BIRD in the store!" in the most confused and concerned voice! Mommy had to try so hard not to die of laughter! I'm guessing the person on the other end of the device said it was okay, because he didn't come back to tell us otherwise! :P You guys will NEVER guess what happened yesterday! Last night, mommy was watching the new episode of Agents of Shield. During the new episodes, the cast usually tweets live on Twitter. Mommy will usually send a bunch of tweets to the cast, but never really ever thought anyone would notice her. Last night, mommy tweeted: "@clarkgregg Will today be the that Agent Coulson says hi to me?" , and then continued to watch the show. After a minute or two, she looked through her feed on her Twitter app (on her Ipod), and a 1 popped up next to the notification bell, and so did a popup that said: "Clark Gregg replied to your tweet". Mommy couldn't even read what he said before she started totally FREAKING OUT. He had said only one word, which was "Yes!", but that was enough to make her have a FULLY FLEDGED FANGIRL ATTACK. She was crying and shaking so hard. When she tried to tell her sister she ended up just shoving her Ipod in her face while making unhuman noises. After a bit she calmed down, but was still super duper thrilled. My mommy is so weird! Anyway, she is still so happy today, and according to her, she probably will be forever. LOL! Hugs, Peatree

Come visit me, Dobby, Angel Devynn (RIP), Peatree - Happy Easter!, Bellatrix, Jester Bean, Angel Hermione (RIP), Angel Dudley (RIP), Angel Weasley & Angel Jacob (RIP) & Pretty Bird Paintings.

04/09/2014 09:19.30 AM Report This Comment  
  Doves As Pets
SETTING UP YOUR DOVE'S CAGE

Doves, like other pet birds, need a variety of perches to keep their feet exercised and comfortable. However, they do spend much of their time on the bottom of the cage, as I had mentioned in yesterday's blog. You can remove the wire tray at the bottom of the cage so your dove can walk comfortably. Besides your dove walking on the bottom and pecking for food, they spend a lot of time sitting at the bottom as well.

Doves also enjoy sitting in a nest. You will need to purchase a canary nest or you can make one of your own.

You will not need to purchase anything for your dove to play with. Doves do not play with toys or on a playgym.

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Happy Humpday! Hope you are having a great week!!
Thank you again for voting for me to be your next BOTM.
As always, leaving a vote for you too!

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/09/2014 08:07.48 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Spot,
Chipper has walked around on our carpet and yes they bobbed their heads back and forth when they walk. It's so adorable!

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/08/2014 03:42.08 PM Report This Comment  
  Doves As Pets
PURCHASING A CAGE

When purchasing a cage for a single or pair of ringneck or diamond doves, the measurements of the cage should be at least 24 inches in length, 16 inches wide and 18-24 inches in height.

Unlike parrots, doves do not climb, so the length of the cage is more important than the height.

However, doves do need to room to flap their wings and fly. They also spend a lot of time walking around on the bottom of the cage, so the bigger the cage, the better.

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It's a beautiful day here! Hope you're having a good day too. Thank you for your votes and support for my BOTM campaign. Leaving a vote for you too!

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/08/2014 03:20.06 PM Report This Comment  
  hello little bro
Chuey here,left a vote.and. to tell you we have new eggs
So kasper might have little brothersand sisters.we will keep you posted.
Then you can pace with MikEyD around the28.
Have a great day.say hi to momma Rea.

Come visit me, Mikey D, Birdie Haven Park-Fun for ALL SEASONS, Chuey, Sweetpea, thanks for BOTD friends, Zoey & Cricket & Nakita.

04/08/2014 12:45.18 PM Report This Comment  
  Doves As Pets
DETERMINING THE GENDER OF THE IMMATURE DOVE

If you decide to purchase a pair of young doves, you may want to buy a male and female.
The only way to determine the gender of the immature dove would be to submit a blood sample for DNA analysis or have your vet examine them endoscopically.

The DNA sexing is simple and noninvasive. It is performed from a drop of blood from a clipped toenail or emerging blood feather.

Some pet stores can have this done for you or your vet can perform the test. You may want to have this done if you are interested in breeding your doves in the future.

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Hope your week is off to a good start! Thank you again for your support and votes to help me become your next BOTM. Leaving a vote for you! Enjoy your day!!!

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/07/2014 01:44.36 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Spot~
I hope you are having a great day! It's very pretty here! A real spring day!
Mom was off last night and she'll be off again on Friday. She couldn't get two days off in a row this week because there is too much work. It's clearance week plus they added a special weekend ad. The store is having it's Fuschia event this weekend so there will be special sales to go along with it. It's an annual event and everyone looks forward to it. They have geranium and fuschia starts for sale and if you bring your own pot the garden staff will plant them for you. Hanging baskets are a big thing up here so by next week you will be seeing them everywhere.
I have spent the morning trying to keep Merlin away from mom! He had his outside on the balcony time and play with the ribbon time but he is trying to butt into my climb on mom time! I told him he needs to go grab a nap until I'm ready for my apple and then he can jump up on the computer desk again!
Enjoy the day and I do hope it's a spectacular day!
Love, hugs and a vote ~ Sugar

Come visit me, BOTD ARCHIVES, Sugar ~ Happy Easter from me and Gabbie & The Calendar Page~April Birthstone is the Diamond.

04/07/2014 10:50.18 AM Report This Comment  
  Doves As Pets
INTRODUCTION

Doves are gentle birds that are hardy. They are quiet birds, have a peaceful nature, and don't require as much complicated care as other species of birds. This makes them a good pet for the beginner.
Diamond doves are even good pets for young children as long as an adult supervises the care.
Since doves are quiet birds, they are good to keep in apartments where you may not be able to keep a noisy parrot.

Doves can be kept as single pets or in pairs but they do better in pairs. If you keep a single dove be prepared to give it lots of attention and interaction.

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HOPE YOU ARE HAVING A GREAT WEEKEND!! THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUOUS SUPPORT AND VOTES FOR BOTM. LEAVING A VOTE FOR YOU TOO!

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

04/06/2014 03:51.42 PM Report This Comment  
  SPOT? SPOT? SPOTTTTTTT????????
PPPPPSSSSSTTTTTT, it's me Zeke. SHHHHHHHHHHHHH, I had to sneak to the phone to call you. The old girls are busy dealing with the rest of the flock.
Where's Auntie REa?
"She's sleeping, havin' a little nap"
"Good, we need to have a plan to take over the flock here. Sky is wise to me. HE keeps watching me from his tghrone across the room. We need to come up with a fool proof plan."
"Doesn't take much to fool the old ladiesssss aawwwwwwwKKKKKk!
"No No, I wasn't referring to you Momma Rea, I was referring to???????"
"Help me out here Zeke" Spot whispers
"the old lady that lives in the she"Zeke says into the phone
"yeah, that's it. The old lady that lived in the shoe. Zeke and i were just talking about nursery rhymes"

Ok, but I'm watching you SPOT" Momma Rea says as she takes the phone
"Hello Auntie Rea" Zeke says sounding so innocent and sweet................."

Come visit me, Rally and Lacie, Poncho, Thank you friends for BOTD, Jack, thank you all for BOTD, SASSY,, Casper, you fought a good fight l'il man, AMANDO, SKY, I'm getting married soon, Lupe', I will see you again!, LITTLE ANGEL,, broken wings, broken promises, Casey, keepin' the main sail set on the Pearl, Jesse,, flynn, Angel Girl, Sarah little bird, Zeke, thank you friends for BOTD & ZEENA,.

04/06/2014 09:13.12 AM Report This Comment  
  Good morning Son
What a beautiful, sunny morning it is too. The temperatures are in the 50s and the snow is almost completely gone from our yard. I can see the tulips starting to grow finally. Spring is my favorite time of the year.
Zeke, my newest frother is settling in well. If you haven't met him yet, stop by and say hello. I'm sure he'd love to meet you. He's a quiet fellow, doesn't say much but that's ok, the rest of us make up for him.
Have a greyt Sunday my friend. See you again soon,
love SKY

Come visit me, Rally and Lacie, Poncho, Thank you friends for BOTD, Jack, thank you all for BOTD, SASSY,, Casper, you fought a good fight l'il man, AMANDO, SKY, I'm getting married soon, Lupe', I will see you again!, LITTLE ANGEL,, broken wings, broken promises, Casey, keepin' the main sail set on the Pearl, Jesse,, flynn, Angel Girl, Sarah little bird, Zeke, thank you friends for BOTD & ZEENA,.

04/06/2014 08:19.23 AM Report This Comment  
  Introduction to Doves (Conclusion)
Doves are divided into two groups: seed-eaters and fruit-eaters. Fruit-eaters are difficult birds to maintain in captivity and are not suitable as pets. All common pet doves are in the seed-eating group. (However, doves need food, in addition to their seeds, that I will mention at a later time in a blog on diets.) The most common pet doves are the diamond dove and the ringneck dove.

This week I have introduced doves and gave you information, which included their family, their origin,
and even how diamond doves acquired their name. I hope you found this information interesting as well as educational.

Next week, I will provide information on the care of doves as pets.

HAVE A GOOD WEEKEND! THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND VOTES TO HELP ME BECOME YOUR NEXT BOTM. LEAVING A VOTE FOR YOU!!

Your friend,
Chipper

Come visit me, Chipper-We Arrived!!!.

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