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cockatiel

  1. charlieboy

    Charlie HATES his new sleeping cage!!

    Welp, not sure where I went wrong, but I definitely did something because he just won't go in his sleeping cage!! He is already used to the cage, he loves going outdoors in it, but when its to sleep or even just while I clean his main cage its a whole other story. I've also tried to get him...
  2. S

    Video Help! My female cockatiel is making strange and concerning noises!

    As of this morning, Cicero started making these weird ''snotty/clicking'' and ''hiccup'' sounds. I have no clue as to what they are or if she's in any danger. I'm worried that maybe she's sick or has something caught in her throat. However, her poop is normal and she doesn't really have the...
  3. charlieboy

    Trying out a sleeping cage, a few worries

    Good morning parronts! :) With hormonal season approaching, I decided to start making Charlie sleep in a smaller cage in a quiet & dark room. Covering his day cage wasn't really a possibility due to lots of noise and fabric being a hormonal trigger for him. He doesn't seem very happy with the...
  4. MaggieBee

    What's the right formula dosage for a 4-week cockatiel

    Ok, I've had Pearl, a four-week-old cockatiel, for a little over 36 hours, so I've gotten to feed her 5 times already. The breeder told me to feed her 4cc of formula at each feeding – 3 times a day – but she always seems unsatisfied after (she screeches like a dinosaur, which is very cute, but...
  5. T

    Help! Lost bird!

    Our male Cockatiel flew away near Tates Creek in Lexington Ky. On April 3rd. It is my son's bird and we are devastated... Reward offered. Please help. (edited to add photo)
  6. R

    Cockatiel Advice

    Hello, My name is Ray and I’m a proud owner of Two Budgies and Two Cockatiels. I have two questions. First is about Chello, my 1.5 year old Male Cockatiel. I’ve had him since he was 8 months old, and trained him nice and slowly. he now steps on my finger, flys in the house and knows where to...
  7. charlieboy

    Looking for Cockatiel Cage Advice!

    Hi peeps! Haha... get it? :laugh: Happy Easter! As some of you may know I want to get a bigger cage for my cockatiel, Charlie :) I've been eyeing this one a lot: Prevue Pet Products Wrought Iron Flight Cage with Stand, Chalk White, Large: Amazon.ca: Pet Supplies However, I've never had any...
  8. Kiwi's Mom

    Pictures Strange Growth(??) on toe

    I noticed this on Oreo’s toe, any ideas on what it could be? I don’t think it’s mites because it’s just this one isolated spot and there’s nothing like it on any of the other birds. Edit: Oreo also seems to always have very dry feet, I’m not sure if that could be related
  9. charlieboy

    Constant screaming... Help?

    Good evening, parronts! Charlie has never been a screamer (he is 2 years old and a half, had him since he was 2 months old), but I am starting to realize he may have developed a bit of a bad habit... :o: Whenever we (my mom and/or myself) are not in the room, he will start screaming. If we...
  10. J

    my tiel REFUSES to get 12 hours of sleep

    So i rescued a tiel a while a back and he’s come with quite a few issues including plucking which he’s now stopped, but anyway the point of this post is that he absolutely flat out will not get 12 hours of sleep, i can make the room pitch black and silent and have him covered, or i’ve tried...
  11. mariyatiel

    9-month old gender?

    I have been wondering if my beautiful cockatiel named Marshal is actually a girl? I thought ‘he’ was a boy since he is very vocal in the daytime and always does the contact calls. He is very energetic in daytime and plays and rips up everything! In the evening he is VERY calm. BUT he is...
  12. Y

    possible hormonal behavior? help

    hi everyone ! i need your help :(( my first ever male bird, who is now 1 year and 3-4 months old, keeps doing this very strange position some times a day, maybe even 3 or 4, but not every day. im guessing it's a normal hormonal behavior... since before this, he used to drag his butt left-right...
  13. J

    New Cockatiel

    Hi Everyone, I'm new to the world of birds so still learning. I got my first Budgie last December and he's settled in great, his name is Blu. During the week I had got a Cockatiel and I called her Angel unfortunately she must have been sick or too stressed and she passed away during the first...
  14. N31

    Smelly droppings help

    Recently in the past day or 2 my cockatiels droppings have been quite smelly, I looked online and a few things said it can be bad like infections and such but they also where mentioning things related to hormones. She has recently laid some eggs (3 at the moment) and has been sitting on them...
  15. Kilina

    Noodle's Gender?

    Hello! Hope that everyone is well and safe :) We have a 5 month old cockatiel, Noodle, his/her colors don't really say much at the moment since he/she's still very young. Noodle has stripes on his/her tail, but this seems to be common for all young cockatiels. Recently, we've noticed that...
  16. cricketiel

    Training to Minimize Flock Calling

    My cockatiel has always been extremely good and quiet, willing to self entertaining and play with her toys. However, for the past week she has been waking up without fail at 7 AM, flock calling extremely loudly until I uncover her cage and let her out, and then continuing to flock call all day...
  17. Haroobom

    Urgent Underweight cockatiel handfeeding, crop problems.

    Just got a food gram scale delivered, the baby cockatiel (35-36 days old) I'm nursing back to health after the mom stopped feeding him is 51 grams, at 5 weeks he should be the double. I don't know if he lost that much weight under my care or the 12+ hours the mother did not even go into the nest...
  18. conureluv

    Your bird wants you to read this (how to care for a bird)

    I’m wondering if someone has put a flyer/pamphlet similar to this one in a pet shop? What are your experiences? If you’re here from the title, this is a pamphlet I’ve constructed and I want to put it out to the world.
  19. E

    Advice needed, should I get another bird?

    Hello, i wasn't sure where to post this, so please let me know if there is a better thread than this. I recently lost my cockatiel who had been with me since I was a child. I was pretty devastated when it happened, but she was beyond average age. She was out playing with me one day, and the...
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