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  1. Haroobom

    When to help a cockatiel chick come out of the egg ?

    Today is the 22nd day after the last layed egg, and only 1/4 has hatched, I've candled the eggs on about day 15th and all the eggs were fertile, developing and moving. The one that hatched, hatched on day 19th and figured the rest would hatch later on, but nothing has happened, should I wait for...
  2. P

    Should i get a quaker for 6 month old BHC?

    Hi, I have a male 6 month old BHC (hand reared) and want to get a quaker. i have two large cages but he's only fond of one. I know you can't exactly trust your birds, even though he doesn't display any agressive behaviour towards strangers or other animals. even if they don't get along, they can...
  3. B

    How do I introduce my Java Rice Finches? Also can you guys help me name my female?

    A few weeks have passed since I got my new boy who I named Fonzie. All seems well with his heath and the female has been fine too. She lost her mate to idk what a week before I got Fonzie. Fonzie loves to sing where as the previous male NEVER sang, he only ever make the "pip" sound. Since I...
  4. B

    Got a new cage need some advice

    So I bought my Java Rice finch a new cage, using the old one to quarantine her new boyfriend. The new cage doesn't have the metal bars that pull out from the bottom, the bars on the bottom separating the tray from cage are permanent which presents a safety issue. How should I clean that bottom...
  5. T

    Green cheek conure all of suddenly afraid of me

    Hello! I adopted my Green Cheek Conure, Sparky, 2 years ago from my sister. He doesn't get along well with other people, and was attacking me a LOT in the beginning. But I finally got him to get comfortable around me to the point where we cuddled every night. But a couple months ago I got them...
  6. L

    My Cockatiel won't enter his cage

    Hello! When my cockatiel goes outside his cage, he won't enter back, and I always have to catch him with a cloth, which I hate to do because he is always extremely scared of this. What can I do to make him enter his cage? He seems not to be able to fly downwards (not sure about this), as the...
  7. B

    Baby Conure Not Bonding, Barely Wants Anything to do With me

    Hey all. I created this account to hopefully get some advice. I purchased a baby conure in which I named Xatu when he (still waiting on the DNA results, but I'm used to saying he) was 3 months old, and I've had him for almost 3 months now. I have a cockatiel as well, and sometimes they get...
  8. D

    First time owner of a female budgie.

    For clarafication, I have 2 love birds, 2 budgies and 2 chickens. I have owned chicken for a 12 years, and parrots 3. But Sweetmeat is my first female budgie. My chickens have never had an egg binding situation because I provide layer pellets or a calcium supplement. My question is, should I...
  9. M

    Breeder birds

    Hello, I need any help or advise. I am considering purchasing a pair of eclectus. The person I am going to purchase these birds from said he had them for two years and had 4 chicks over the two years. They are aged 6-7 years old. The female was always a breeder, the male was a pet turned...
  10. AddieWattl

    Cage setup advice :)

    Hello everyone! I hope your all having a very good day or night. I have one cockatiel and I am just wondering if i could get any advice or ideas for my cage. Right now I have a rope perch, calcium perch and 1 natural wood perche in his cage and the other on the outside. I rotate the toys and...
  11. B

    Hello! Looking for advice on bird ownership.

    Hi! I have owned a parakeet before when I was young but now that I’m older I’m looking to get a bird again. I have a cage that’s 17.5 x 22.5 x 22.5 and plenty of toys. I’m looking for a bird that can comfortably fit in there, who can also be kept alone. I’d much prefer something small-medium...
  12. Moonbabi

    Mousebird weening

    Hello everyone I was hoping I could get some advice with weening my baby mousebirds please. They should be well over 21 days old, but they struggle to eat on their own most of the time. (photo just to show you hoW cute they are)
  13. IsaBirds

    Urgent My lovebird has a bent/broken nail

    Happened around an hour ago and she keeps putting her foot up, it probably hurts a lot and her vet isnt answering the calls, should I be very concerned? I'm so scared. Please help.
  14. Gemmy1057

    I Am At A Loss And Worried About My Budgie… I Need Advice!

    I have some bad news. I came home from work last night to find that Pineapple, my 10 month old female budgie, had passed away in her food dish. My other budgie, Sonny (Male 6M), was guarding her body and trying to nudge her awake. Pineapple was from Petco. I didn’t do enough research which...
  15. HelenVanessaDavies

    Extra Bossy Hen - need advice

    Hi all, It's been a while since I posted here. Unfortunately after my dear Percy and Pepe passed away it has been hard for me to post on the forums however I have been reading and reacting to posts. It's a bit of a long-ish story of what is currently going on but I hope someone on here might...
  16. Gemmy1057

    Budgie Squabbles For No Reason???

    I need some advice or just some enlightenment on what I should do. Pineapple (F 9months) and Sonny (M 6months) are cage mates. They live in a five foot tall and three fort wide cage with lots of room. They have always liked eachother and snuggle and preen eachother and get along very nicely...
  17. Mango&Five

    New rainbow lorikeet

    I recently got a Rainbow Lorikeet, I already own four lovebirds but just fell in love with this bird when I saw it and knew I had to get her. I’m not sure of her age, but it’s a girl and I’ve named her Fruitloop. I did research on Lorikeets before I got her, but have a question that google...
  18. Moonbabi

    How old would you estimate my mousebirds to be?

    Hello! I have two mousebirds of different ages. One is a speckled mousebird and the other is a red faced mousebird. Do you know how old they are perhaps? Any advice and tips are very welcome
  19. C

    Urgent Lovebird Spitting up White Foam in Morning

    Hi my lovie is 5 years old and she’s been acting normal but since yesterday in the morning she has been spitting up white foam. She’s known for regurgitating all the time on her toys but always food. i took her to the vet and they did blood work and an x ray and here are the photos the vet...
  20. Gemmy1057

    How to make a room smell good that’s non harmful to budgies?

    Any tips on how to make my bird room smell good that’s won’t harm my budgies? My room gets a little stuffy, but I can’t open the window because it’s almost winter and freezing outside! Are there any natural ways to get my room to smell good? One of my budgies, Sonny, was just diagnosed with...
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