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green cheek conure

  1. J

    Any tips for training a nippy Green Cheek Conure?

    Around a year ago, I adopted a 7-week-old Green Cheek Conure and raised him by hand. He is very friendly and absolutely loves to be around us. In fact, he almost never stays in his play pen area. He just constantly wants to be on my shoulder or around me. He is also super active and has a lot of...
  2. J

    safe cage liners?

    i’ve heard that magazines and other colored inked papers are bad to use as cage lines but my apartment rarely gets the newspaper and it’s expensive to keep buying liners from the pet store. we do however get a log of catalogs and mags in the mail and i was wondering if it’s okay to use those...
  3. elitys

    My Chop Recipes

    I wanted to make a thread just for posting my chop recipes for reference purposes and in the interest of not overloading the Food Court. Here are the past two I've made threads about: Made Chop Today! Time for Another Round of Chop! And here's today's! I hope you enjoy! :) Ingredients...
  4. Cosmic

    Proper cage size/dimensions for a Green Cheek Conure?

    Hi! I am new to the forum and new to bird care. I have a 1-year-old Green Cheek Conure. What is the proper cage size/dimensions for a green cheek conure so she may live a long, happy, healthy life? The current cage my Green Cheek is housed in is 24 in. x 16 in. x 16 in. (L x W x H). Any other...
  5. M

    Is my Green Cheek Conure excessively dependant on me?

    Hello everyone. So it's been a month that I got my beautiful GCC. He has bonded with me really well. But he won't stay alone for a second. His cage is in the living room. For example when I want to go to my room to bring something(it won't even take 1 minute), he will scream and he won't stop...
  6. R

    New bird

    I am excited to be getting my green cheek conure in less than a week. I am also going to find out the DNA. It has been over 35 years since my cockatiel (Niles) passed. Looking forward to learning and sharing with bird enthusiasts!
  7. F

    Identifying Conure Type

    I found this conure online and wanted to know what type it was. It was only labeled as a "green cheek conure." I'm new to conures so I dont know what types have this sort of coloring. I really wanted to know because I think it is gorgeous! These are the only pictures they had. Does anyone know?
  8. ScarredAngel6

    Help with my Pineapple GCC. He has anxiety?

    So I'm in kind of a unique situation with my GCC. When I first rescued him 2 years ago he was pretty outgoing. Then when springtime hit like a week later, he became hormonal and cranky. Always biting and cursing (I think he learned from his previous owners) After spring ended, he became nervous...
  9. conureluv

    Name Ideas?

    I have a male GC conure and need name ideas, he is basically a yellow sided green cheek. I don’t have permission to use photos yet, but he is quite small and curious so there’s some attributes. I would like a cute name for him. Thanks! Any help would be Appriciated!
  10. conureluv

    Your Green Cheek Cage Setups

    My green cheek isn’t here yet, but I’m wondering what everyone’s cage setups are! It would be nice if you put pictures and cage dimensions and stuff so that I can see what types of cages conures like.
  11. elitys

    Introducing GCC to Cockatiel

    My GCC, Poppy, finally met my boyfriend's tiel, Baby, today and she hated him! She was such a mean girl! Baby was being so sweet, had his heart wings out and was singing at her, but Poppy got all puffy-necked and tried to bite him. We went to a neutral area in my house (the kitchen) and I set...
  12. E

    Is my conure sick or molting?

    Hello i recently got a green cheek conure almost a month ago, his name is Douglas and he’s almost 4 months old, today and yesterday mostly right now i noticed he’s cleaning himself more and feathers are coming off. Some are grey and fluffy from his chest but some have color at the end. I’m...
  13. elitys

    Best Starter Tricks?

    I want to do some more training with my conure. She knows how to step up and took immediately to target training, but I wanted to teach her some other useful beginner tricks. Right now, I'm mostly looking for stuff that will help with other things if that makes sense. Fun, more complicated...
  14. elitys

    First Molt

    Well, I think my baby girl is having her first molt. She's 6 months old in three days, so I think the timing works out. We've got some down fluff being lost, and I've gotten several larger gifts as well (including a little red belly feather, I nearly died it was so cute). No flight or tail...
  15. elitys

    16-Hour Move, Need Tips

    I will be moving within 3-4 weeks and my green cheek is coming with me (along with my very old hamster... our car will be a zoo). My hamster is an experienced traveler as far as long car rides go, but this will be my conure's first big ride with me. I have a travel cage, but it's pretty cheap...
  16. HarrietGC

    GCC brothers agressive behaviour

    Hi everyone. I have two green cheek conure brothers named Tokio and Hero, and they are 10 months old. The subject of this post is that I’m starting to get more and more concerned about their behaviour towards each other, specifically Tokio towards Hero. Tokio has started to become quite...
  17. elitys

    Healthy weight for GCC?

    I'm such a worrier. I weighed my 5 month old green cheek today, and she is 57.3 grams. I saw that 60-80 is the norm for them, and I'm assuming she's fine, but I just wanted to check that the number is probably low because she's still young. I'm going to weigh her more over the next few weeks...
  18. mothhteeth

    How could I get my bird to stay away from somebody

    I don't know if this is the right thread to post this in but recently my bird (Pineapple GCC) has taken a liking to my father. He has a habit of feeding the bird treats like salted pasta, bread, cheese, chips and even chocolates. He doesn't want to cooperate on not allowing the bird that kind of...
  19. bird_mama

    Cuttlebone? Mineral Blocks?

    Hi! I’ve been wanting to introduce some vitamins into my CAG and GCC’s diet, Romeo (CAG) gets fresh veggies, occasional fruit, some safflower seed mix (no peanuts or sunflower) and Lefeber pellets and ZuPreem natural pellets. And my extremely picky girl Tokyo gets her safflower seed mix (no...
  20. B

    2 Green Cheeks

    Hello everyone, I am new to this forum, so I am unsure if I am posting in the correct place. I am however in need of some help making a decision in the next week and any advice would be welcome. I have absolutely fallen in love with a pair of green cheek conures at my local petco and I would...
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