I have compiled a list of frequently asked questions for you to read; they should help you.
Q - I came across your website and am impressed. My parents have had love birds and others kept in a screened in porch to roam around. Anyway, my question is do love birds have to be in pairs? I am really just looking at getting one right now.
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A - No lovebirds do not need to be kept in pairs, please go to http://www.lovebirds.co.nz/choosing/myth.php to read more on this subject.
Q - How can I tell the sex of my lovebirds?
Keywords: What sex is my lovebird, telling if lovebirds are male or female, how to tell if it is a boy or girl, sexing, gender
A - You cannot 100% accuratly define the sex of a lovebird just by looking or feeling it, you need to get your lovebird DNA sexed since that is the only 100% accurate way.
You can find more information out by going to http://www.lovebirds.co.nz/choosing/vs.php or by going to http://www.avianbiotech.com to get your lovebirds DNA sexed.
Q - How old do lovebirds live to be?
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A - Lovebirds can live to be anywhere from 15 to 20 years allthough some may live to be 30 years old.
The lenth of time your lovebird lives for is dependable on its surroundings; so if you give it fresh clean water each day and fresh food plus lots of love and attention then your lovebird should live quite some time.