Buffon Macaw Parrot Eggs For Sale

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Buffon’s macaw, also known as the great green macaw (Ara ambiguus), is a large and vibrant parrot native to Central and South America. The breeding and incubation of Buffon’s macaw eggs is a delicate process, requiring careful attention to detail to ensure the health and development of the chicks. Here’s an overview of the key aspects related to Buffon’s macaw parrot eggs:

 Egg Laying and Incubation
1. Clutch Size: Buffon’s macaws typically lay 2 to 4 eggs per clutch.
2. Incubation Period: The incubation period for Buffon’s macaw eggs is approximately 26 to 28 days.
3. Temperature and Humidity: Eggs should be incubated at a temperature of around 99.5°F (37.5°C) with a relative humidity of 45-55%. Adjustments might be necessary depending on the incubator and environmental conditions.
4. Turning the Eggs: During incubation, eggs should be turned several times a day to prevent the embryo from sticking to the shell. This is often done by the parents in the wild but can be done manually or by an automatic incubator in captivity.

 Breeding Environment
1. Nesting Box: Provide a suitable nesting box with dimensions appropriate for large macaws. The box should be secure and placed in a quiet, stable environment to encourage breeding.
2. Diet and Nutrition: A balanced diet rich in calcium and other nutrients is crucial for breeding macaws. Supplements may be necessary to ensure the health of the breeding pair and the development of the eggs.
3. Monitoring and Care: Regularly monitor the eggs and the health of the breeding pair. Any signs of distress or health issues should be addressed promptly.

 Hatching and Raising Chicks
1. Hatching: After the incubation period, chicks will begin to pip (break through the shell). This process can take up to 48 hours.
2. Brooder Setup: Once hatched, chicks should be placed in a brooder with controlled temperature and humidity to mimic the natural environment.
3. Feeding: Initially, chicks require frequent feedings with a specialized hand-rearing formula. As they grow, the feeding intervals can be gradually increased.

Conservation Status
Buffon’s macaw is classified as Endangered on the IUCN Red List due to habitat loss and illegal trade. Conservation efforts include habitat protection, captive breeding programs, and reintroduction initiatives to support the survival of this species in the wild.

Key Considerations for Breeders
– Experience and Knowledge: Breeding Buffon’s macaws is complex and requires extensive knowledge and experience. Potential breeders should seek guidance from avian experts and established breeders.
– Legal and Ethical Aspects: Ensure compliance with local and international regulations regarding the breeding and trade of endangered species.

By understanding and adhering to these guidelines, breeders can contribute to the conservation and well-being of Buffon’s macaws while enjoying the rewarding experience of raising these magnificent birds.

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Buffon Macaw Parrot Eggs For Sale

Buffon Macaw for sale, Larger cousins of the Military Macaw, these unusual beauties are distinguished by their overall more massive body and beak, a yellowish tone to the green feathers, plus orange rather than burgundy tail feathers. They also have a rather more placid and gentle nature. Rare in the wild – and indeed in captivity too – these birds should only be considered as pets if kept in pairs and then given the opportunity to breed when mature. The Buffon’s Macaw Ara ambiguous is also known as the Great Green Macaw or the Grand Military Macaw. These large Macaws are rare in the wild and are listed on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species as endangered.

They are rare in captivity too, but they have proven to be good breeders. Today with successful breeding, the Buffon’s Macaw is not only becoming more available but a few captive-bred birds have also been re-introduced into the wild in some areas of its native habitat. The name Great Green Macaw is truly descriptive. They are not only the largest parrot in their region, but the Buffon’s overall coloration is green, becoming blue around the lower back and rump as well as the undertail coverts (the feathers from the belly leading into the tail). It has a strong scarlet red forehead and the tail is a subdued red-brown tipped in blue. Buffon Macaw for sale

The Buffon’s Macaw is very similar in appearance to its close cousin, the Military Macaw Ara militaris. In fact, the Buffon’s is often mistaken for this more commonly available Macaw parrot. An earlier contribution to The confusion between these two birds even goes back to the early 19th century when the Military Macaw was also referred to as the “Great Green Macaw”. However, the Buffon’s Macaw does differ somewhat from its close cousin. It is noticeably larger and it has a lighter green coloration overall, with a more yellowish-green cast to its feathers. The Buffon’s Macaw is very social and makes a wonderful pet bird. It vies for a top position as one of the most docile and affectionate of the pet Macaws. Hand-reared Buffon Macaw for sale available year-round.

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