Blue Alexandrine Parrot for-sale
Blue Alexandrine Parrot for-sale, the Alexandrine is a beautiful bird similar in appearance to the Indian Ring-neck. The characteristics that distinguish an alexandrine from an Indian Ring-neck include red-brown shoulder patches, a wider neck ring and larger size. While the Indian Ring-neck is available in several color mutations the Alexandrine is generally available only in the normal green or blue. It is possible to produce Alexandrine color mutations by hybridizing the Alexandrine with the Indian Ring-neck. Such a program however requires a long term commitment, space and responsible breeding practices to be successful and to preserve the purity of both species. Blue Alexandrine parrot for-sale.
Breeding Blue Alexandrine parrots
There has been a debate, where some people expressed concern in about crossing different species of parrots from the same family. Here, we are talking about the Alexandrine parrot with the Indian ring-neck. This has been done for decades and is still continuing. In the wild you will also see the same thing occurring. It’s true that you need to be careful about what birds you choose to breed. Blue Alexandrine parrot for-sale. The offspring need to be carefully selected and only the best offspring are kept for further breeding. These birds have to breed back to the pure species to enhance their colors and size, so that their real characteristics of species are not lost.
You need to be aware that you will breed lots of unwanted offspring in your aviaries. These birds need to be culled to prevent breeding, so the true species of parrot don’t get ruined with inferior offspring. Culling birds is not for the faint hearted; however it is necessary if you want to protect the quality of the birds you are breeding.