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My scrlets lID 3 EGGS ON FLOOR SHOULD I LEAVE THEM OR MOVE THEM TO NEST/ tHEY ARE A PROVEN PR.

Answer
-- Give them nesting material (clean tee shirts; sheets, newspaper, etc) and let them have it their way at this point.  By moving to another location you chance them going off the eggs in response to you opposing their choice and early eggs like this are very sensitive to movement (the parents know best) .   

 If they're proven and you want to breed, make sure you have a good nest box in place next time so they can't resist and won't be 'making do' like this again.

 Try to quadron off the area where they've laid so they feel safe, secure and warm.  They need privacy and quiet in order to nurture to full term in about 28 days or so.  

Good luck!  

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Certified Avian Specialist; Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council member; Own animal rescue org; National Wildlife habitat #66378; bird care, nutrition & behavior consultant; International Assoc. of Animal Behavior Consultants Associate; National Wildlife Federation Leaders Club member; published bird care, info and behavior articles and guides. Ongoing education in exotic bird behavior and nutrition I can answer behavioral, nutritional, environmental, characteristic/personality questions as well as general health and health care. No animal emergency can ever be addressed on the internet. We cannot see your animal, perform an examination, provide necessary care or medication. Please value your companion for the priceless, living creature they are; not for what you might have paid for them.

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Certified Avian Specialist. For more than 30 years I've worked with veterinarians, protective facilities, nature centers, preserves and on my own in providing care and education with regard to multiple animal species, including raptors (hawks, kestrals, owls, etc) and marsupials. In recent years I've focused on parrots, usually rescued from abusive or less than ideal situations and helping educate owners as to proper care. Expert in behavior studies and modification of problem behavior.

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4AnimalCare is the organization I run as an animal ministry; World Wildlife Association, Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, National Wildlife Federation Leaders Club and more

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Bird Talk Magazine articles about rescued and problem macaws.

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Doctorate, Ordained Minister

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