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milesNew This Season ~ 2014
We’ve added a few new mutations to the fold: Very Red Phaeo, Very Black BF BC, Lightback CFW, Fawn Yellow Beak, Fawn Penguin, & Vibrant CFW (NG x CFW line). The Testimonials page is updated constantly throughout the season with words & photos from our most recent adopters. To read more about my background & what I do at TWFA, click here.

Also, check out our new bird room with many new upgrades that our flock is currently enjoying. We now have a new species of Finch joining us this season: Gouldians! They live in a mixed aviary of their own and include RH, YH, BH, WB, GB, YB & Dilute mutations. They’ve begun breeding and offspring will be available soon.

Adoption & Application fees can be paid via the Paypal Here™ system. Click here to download an application ~ designed to ensure that you are given the pair or pairs who best meet your needs & lifestyle.

TWFA is in compliance with all current National, State & Local licensing & general regulations for keeping & breeding Finches. Thanks for visiting!~

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Season Stats 2014: Raised 44 total offspring ~ 7 of which by hand
7 Societies + 1 Pair of Spice Finches + 1 Bronze-Winged Mannikin
+ Max the Canary in the juvenile aviary / 20+ capacity
(Last Updated 11/10/14)

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9 Comments

  1. Beryl Pierce says:

    Hi, I am an accidental breeder of a pair of regular zebra finches. 2 of their eggs were fertile however 1 chick died after only about 4 weeks. He/sh was always very tiny and seemed to be doomed from the start. The other chick hatched and was strong and hearty. Except she was all white except for orange beak, orange legs and the little “tear trails” vertical from eyes. I keep watching for her feathers to darken but they don’t. Whoops I take that back. Her tail has very faint grey bars across the feathers. This is it so far only 3 birds. Any help with telling me what type this little white bird is???

    Thanks for any help you can give me.

    Sincerely, Beryl

    • Hi, Beryl! In the future, I check my email more regularly than this site if you need a more prompt answer.

      A bit of advice: If you do not wish to breed your birds, simply remove all eggs from the nest as they are laid. This is a natural solution, and will not harm your birds.

      If you do choose to breed them, then that is totally acceptable! There are so few Finches of fine quality in the states now compared to the past due to the current inability to import them, so the more breeders of -quality- stock, the better, in my opinion. Just be sure to do your research! I have a good bit of info on this site, so check it out!

      As to what your little bird is, she sounds like a perfectly healthy baby Chestnut-Flanked White Zebra Finch! That is a color mutation that I obviously love, and is perfectly normal. It is the result of selective breeding of Zebras, so it is not impossible that it came from your two Zebras, it is just rare. Less so if you have a couple of Pied Zebras.

      I am sorry to hear the other little one was lost.

      Enjoy your new bird! Let me know if you have any more questions or need anything else.

      Warm wishes,
      Chelsea

  2. Alejandro Dobson says:

    Remarkable issues here. I’m very glad to see your articles. Thanks so much and I am taking a look ahead to contact you. I hope you will please drop me a mail.

  3. Ellen says:

    Hello! This is my first visit to your blog! We are a team of volunteers and starting a new initiative in a community in the same niche. Your blog provided us valuable information to work on. You have done a wonderful job!

  4. lyladear says:

    I enjoyed your response to my last comment. Unfortunately I am now unable to breed Zebras due to illness & age. (mostly illness!). I have passed on my zebras to another breeder and since these guys have been breeding like bunnies hopefully she will continue to raise great finches!! Thanks, Lacebay ie lyladear.

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