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Finches

December 21, 2008 | By Nichole B. | 5 comments

I'm not sure if most people know but my local pet store told me that different breeds of finches would fight if they were put in the same cage. The problem that I am having with this is that I have two society finches and two zebra finches in the same cage and they have not had a single problem does anyone else have finches that could possibly help me figure this out? My finches actually get along really well I'm just curious if anyone else has encountered anyone telling them this.
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Pam F.
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Pam F.
5 years ago

I have 2 sister Zebras that has to be separated because one would pick on the other.

Jennifer G.
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Jennifer G.
5 years ago

I have found no rule of thumb with putting birds together. Sometimes they like each other and sometimes they dont. I think it has a lot to do with individual birds personalities and how they are raised. I have seen breeders with 40 birds in one cage that arent supposed to get along. Maturity and hormones will also factor in. Young birds will get along but as they become adults things can change. Also as someone else pointed out the mating or nesting behaviours can change things.

So if your birds get along them I would'nt worry about it so much.

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