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Chov alexandra malého a alexandra velkého v epropských klimatických podmínkách

Česká zemědělská univerzita v Praze
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  • Alexandr Malý
  • Alexandr Velký
  • Klimatické Podmínky
  • Chov
  • Výskyt
  • Výživa
  • Indiand Ring – Nacked Parrakeet
  • Great Alexandrine Parrakeet
  • Climatic Conditions
  • Breeding
  • Presence
  • Nutrition


This thesis focuses on breeding Indiand Ring – nacked Parrakeet, Great Alexandrine Parrakeet and their potential difference in breeding. Indiand Ring – nacked Parrakeet appears on bigger territory than any other species of parrots - from northwest Africa to the Asian region east to Burma and possibly China. It was successfully introduced into many other places in the world. Great Alexandrine Parrakeet comes mainly from Afghanistan, India and Sri Lanka. Indiand Ring – nacked Parrakeet live in their homeland in forest areas up to an altitude of 1600 meters, but also in open country. Great Alexandrine Parrakeet inhabits hilly forest areas, rainforests, palm plantations and open countryside. Both birds form flocks. Indiand Ring – nacked Parrakeet is 41 cm long bird with four geographic forms. Great Alexandrine Parrakeet is 58 cm high with five geographic forms. Color is usually green, but there are many color mutations as well. The difference between the sexes is black collar on males neck. For breeding Indiand Ring – nacked Parrakeet are suitable three years old individuals and for Great Alexandrine Parrakeet are suitable five years old individuals, and these birds are better to breed in a pair with no other species of parrots. The best equipment is spacious outdoor aviary, made up of fixed full-covered part and open space part with solid mesh. Booth must be made of solid wood and for Great Alexandrine Parrakeet is better to situated big hollow tree trunk. Under suitable conditions Indiand Ring – nacked Parrakeet lay three to six eggs in average, incubation time is twenty-four days. Great Alexandrine Parrakeet lay two to four white eggs, female sits on eggs twenty-six to thirty days. These birds are feeding with blend of seeds for medium to large parrots, for example starch-based seeds (reed-grass, corn, oats, millet) and oilseeds (sunflower, peanut), supplemented by regular intake of vegetables, fruits, and egg mixture during the nesting, grazing willow twigs, branches or fruit trees. Birds must have fresh water, plenty of grit and sand to digest.

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