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  1. Cinus

    Baby Caique not too playful?

    Hello everyone! 6 Days ago I got myself a female baby black-headed Caique (3 months old) from a reputable breeder in my country, along with a huge cage with many toys and perches. I was able to choose which baby to take home and this one was just so curious about me so I ended up bringing her...
  2. MacawBegin

    New to group and to 3 baby scarlet macaws!

    Greetings All! Recently been joining and looking at online avian forums for more information on baby macaws and breeding macaws! Any information and group/forum recommendations would be amazing!
  3. Xoetix

    Hungry noises, but not hungry?

    Hi y’all! My (still nameless) little poop machine today is making noises like he’s hungry (the aaaaaah!aaaaaah! noise) but he’s already eaten, and isn’t interested in more, once it’s offered. What else does this noise mean? He’s on my shoulder and I’m talking/whistling to him, so it can’t be...
  4. Xoetix

    How to clean up after hand feeding? Worse than an infant!

    My new little nerd (can’t figure out a name! Please offer suggestions ) is nearly weaned - he’s eating formula twice a day and nibbling on food-food otherwise. But good heavens, the MESS after feeding. How do y’all clean your babies? I’ve tried using a paper towel, and a damp paper towel, and...
  5. M

    Bites me when i feed it

    Hey! I have 2 kakarikis and one of them is very intrested on biting my hand! Both of them is soon 3 months. She never shows any sign of agression and is very happy to come to me for treats, but when i feed her them she takes a bite then spots my fingers holding her treats and bites HARD. She...
  6. lippstikk

    New to Birds, not to Pets

    Hello All! My name is Mandi and I am bringing home a Cinnamon Green Cheek Conure tomorrow (he is finally weaned, yay!). I named him Quincy (he is being DNA sexed this week so I hope I chose well haha). I have wanted a bird for years, but I haven't had or taken then time to do all my research...
  7. Godspoison

    New baby lovie reverted to hand feeding - how to wean again

    Hi everyone, I recently picked up a weaned baby lovebird (about 8 weeks old) that was fully weaned. I understand that some babies may revert to wanting comfort feeds upon arriving to a new home. Unfortunately, this baby doesn't seem remotely interested in eating on his own now that we have...
  8. XMumtherX

    Lovie Newb lol

    :heart:Lovie Newb:heart: Hi! I have had budgies, bee bees, cockatiels, been around greys, macaws, loris, owls, raven, crows, and conures…NOTHING LIKE BEING WITH/OWNING A LOVEBIRD. I have only had my baby for 4 days, but I’m head over heels!:xflove: He/sheis only 5 weeks, but has stolen my heart...
  9. ZY28

    Molting since 3 months old...

    Hi, I'm a new bird owner. I just read on this forum today that green cheeks only starts molting around 6 months old. Mine has been molting since I got him and he was 3 months old. He is born in July and I got him in October. I am not sure what a molt looks like, but when he first came home there...
  10. BirbFriend

    Baby vs adult treatment?

    This is less about chick weaning than the time they're grown but before puberty. There's lots of advice out there on adult birds, and lots of advice on raising/feeding/weaning chicks, but kind of a void for that in-between period? Example: I have a GCC that was an older baby/adolescent (6...
  11. B

    Urgent Does a wild runt have a chance?

    There's a nest of three or four house sparrows in my power box, and one of them is literally half the size of the others. What's the chance of survival do you think? Would it be wrong to help it?
  12. Okbecky420

    My bird friend.

    my friend recently was incarcerated and she wanted me to take care of her bird because she is gonna be gone a while and so is her spouse….. so I go over to get the bird ( wood wood) and I get there and he is in none of his cages or on any of his perches, it’s dark as black in the house, I don’t...
  13. F

    Second baby conure attacking first

    Hello everyone! I need some advise because I recently got a new baby gcc (now 3months) called mochi. I have an existing gcc (1year) called fluffy. I am finding ways to introduce them properly so they are friends but face some difficulty. First, I live in a one bedroom apartment. Fluffy has the...
  14. AllieVital

    8 week old lovebird won't eat from food dish

    So I just got a new baby peach-faced lovebird bird. He's 8 weeks old and I've never had a bird this young before. I was reassured by the breeder that he was fully weaned but I've noticed that he shows no interest in eating from his food bowl in his cage. He'll sit on my shoulder and eat seed...
  15. J

    Baby Pigeons

    Hello everyone, I have baby pigeons on my Balcony and I leave them alone and only have like normal bird food next to it. But know the Pigeons heads were bitten off and I am looking for answer to why that happened? to Prevent it from happening again. my balcony is in the 3 floor so it cannot...
  16. Mango&Five

    Baby lovebird questions

    The dad is the one in the front and the mum is the one with a flat looking head in the back. I have a few questions that i’m hoping someone can help me out with. 1. The baby is looking very yellow right now, will it stay a yellow bird or will or change colours and if so what are the possible...
  17. MaggieBee

    Baby cockatiel constantly 'crying'

    Ok, I've included this in a post on the nursery forum a few weeks back, but I thought I'd put it here as well. I got Pearl at around 4 weeks old, 3 weeks ago, and from around day three she hasn't stopped making baby noises. While I think that's normal, she does it constantly. And very loudly...
  18. Diveks

    Handrearing mynahs?

    Hey everyone, so in a bit, i will be taking in a baby myna, i've had a handful of experience hand rearing baby parrots but this is new for me. what should i do differently with a softbill chick? i do have adult mynahs in the aviary but i didn't raise them from baby chicks (i don't breed them...
  19. E

    Cockatiels laid eggs for the first time?

    i have 2 cockatiels that have started to breed and just laid some eggs. My question is should i let the parents incubate the eggs or is it best to take the eggs now and incubate them myself? It is their first time breeding and the eggs look completely fine. They have gotten very aggressive so i...
  20. M

    Need advice on semi-new bird that is very fearful

    On December 9th my dad bought home a 3 month old parrotlet from a pet store, we named him Rango. He was placed in the centre of the living room in a good sized cage so he could become accustomed to my family (5 adults), but it was my dad that was looking after him by replacing the food and water...