How To Tell A Male Lovebird From A Female Lovebird
By nature, lovebirds automatically pair themselves up. But how can you tell which is the male and female? This video gives you some insight.
How to tell a male from a female lovebird. In the bird world, the males are called the cocks and the females are called hens. There's not 100% way to tell.
There are a couple of signs that you can look out for. With the female lovebirds, their chest is much broader and comes out more. With the male lovebirds, their chest is much flatter.
The only other way to sex a male from a female lovebird is to go to the vet and have a DNA test. That's the only way you will know for sure. If you were to go to an aviary, you'll find the lovebirds will pair up automatically.
You want to make sure that if you are taking a pair home, that they've already been paired up rather than getting two random birds, one male and one female, from different places and trying to pair them up. The lovebirds will be much happier if you get them when they've already been paired up rather than trying to get random male and female and trying to pair them up yourself. The birds will clean each other and they will talk to each other and that's how you truly see if they're happy, once they interact with each other.
And that's how you sex a male from a female lovebird. Good luck with your feathered friends. For more information, give us a call or pop in the store. .