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Looks good to me. Step back some and take another picture of the whole front.
Will they go in AND out the same hole?
 

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OK then. That looks like it will work. Do you have a settling cage? How many birds do you have that can get out to fly?
 

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i have a parakeet cage, will that work?right now i only have two new born babies and im gonna train them.
I guess that would work for just two birds. IMO, though, you're much safer training more than two birds. They're flock birds and feel safer in a group. Any other babies in the loft?
Having said that, depending on whether there ARE other babies, the longer you hold these two, the stronger they get, so it's a iffy situation sort of.
 

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yes these are the only two babies in the loft, the other pair is still in the nest its been more than a month now the female is always sitting inside the nest but still no egg.. when do the babies come out of the nest and when do i start training them?
How old are they? If they're still in the nest, you've got a couple of weeks at least I would say.
 

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your landing board is no good... Once it gets hit and soked by rain, it will start falling off piece by piece.
 

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Some recommendations:

1.) paint the landing board because that board was not designed for exterior use. It will warp because I use one too to cover my windows.

2.) you must have a cover for that trap so no critters can get in.

3.) a settling cage as Keith says.

4.) more vent if you can. The loft looks very enclosed. I would put a vent on the lower front section just like the British or the Belgian does it.

And because you use bob as trap you need to teach your birds to use it. Nice work though.
 

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I like that you made the loft out of materials you were able to recycle.
I have done the same thing with some wood from a deck and some plywood and osb that was used to protect veneer.
Rod, is right it will last a lot longer if you paint it.
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your landing board is no good... Once it gets hit and soked by rain, it will start falling off piece by piece.
I agree with alb23m the landing board needs to be replaced. Good luck with your youngsters!
 

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