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  1. S

    How to reward cockatiel ?

    Hello I'm new to owning Birds I just got my first cockatiel a month ago from a pet store he was 6 months old and so he 7 months old now when we first got him I couldn't even walk near the cage without him screaming and flying around I've got to the point where I can put my hand into the cage and...
  2. monique yaoyao

    help needed

    hello bird lovers! i hope someone can help me. i have a breeding pair that lays 4 eggs during last week. they are a proven pair. today we found papa dead in cage.. we noticed already the last few days he wasnt feeling well. we live in the philippines so there are no vets for bird here.... mom is...
  3. Lisa Clarke

    Hi, thanks for adding me!

    I have 2 parakeets right now, one of which (Chico) was hatched in our school classroom 18 months ago. His mom was biting his wings badly and I removed him from the nest box and hand fed. I kept him and got him a mate (Novia) last spring (but they haven’t been given a nest box or produced any...
  4. Bekky

    Hand feeding new rescues

    hi all! Some of you may have seen my first post where I introduced the three rescue birds I got from a hoarding situation. At the time they wouldn’t let me take anything else but I got them to give up the baby Sun Conure and Baby Green Cheek they were trying to hand feed... I am an experienced...
  5. E

    Alexandrine trying to escape from cage non stop

    Hello ! I'm new to this forum. 2 days ago I got my alexandrine parakeet and he is about month old. He is still on his formula and sometimes eats seeds. So I'm kinda experienced, so far I had budgie, aggressive cockatiel and lovely Platycercus elegans (dunno the english term) He is spending a lot...
  6. Chiyo_Burb

    Hi! I love my Quaker birb!

    Hello! I have a ten week old female Quaker named Chiyo! I've been raised with budgies and and even a house sparrow so I found it was time to finally get a larger species! I weaned her on to Harrison's high potency fine and she's such a cuddly girl. I also work as kennel staff at an exotic...
  7. M

    Pictures Newbie with Cockatiels

    Hi I am the owner of 2 male budgie's Tom and Jerry who are 3 yrs old and just adopted two male cockatiels roughly 18 months old. My main aim to get the tiels Golom and Gandelf to take food from me and hopefully sit on my hand. I don't know my tiels history but they have certainly perked up...
  8. Shorty's Grl

    RAISING BABY MACAW - 8 WEEKS

    I'm curious about the signs to look for when he is ready to wean... I don't think he's ready AT All but by the end of the month if he keeps making developments like he is i think so. I really just want to be prepared as i can to make the transition as stress free as possible. He climbs and...
  9. Shorty's Grl

    New - Hand raising BG Macaw - 8 weeks

    Hi! I thought i would take a moment and introduce myself, I'm Montana & i have a new baby Blue & Gold Macaw. This is my first macaw but not my first time hand feeding. I used to raise ducklings and fostered a 5 year old african grey for about 6 months. I'm super excited about my baby!! His name...
  10. Marina Engan

    Hi! New breeder here... with a problem :-(

    Hi everybody. My name is Marina and I am breeding cockatiels. Lutinos and albinos. At the moment I have 3 chicks, 4,6 and 8 days old. I had to pull them because the parents fed them with whole, hard corns and they almost died. The smallest one was thrown out of the nest. I succeeded to get out...
  11. S

    Hand feeding my old lab-OK?

    I have a 12 1/2 year old female lab with congestive heart failure. Doc upped her water pills as she was not taking off any fluid and coughing. Coughing is better. He suggested boiled chicken and rice. She will now not eat the rice, only the chicken. The last 2 days I have had to hand feed her...
  12. Spnfox

    Jester and Nimbus update

    Jester and nimbus are doing great, jester has really turnee around and has become quite the comical little girl. She likes to play with a little pink soccer ball and a jingle cat toy , made of colorful hard plastic. Shes enjoying her flight freedom now, and now i cant leave her anywhere for...
  13. barry collins

    Help me. Baby cockatiel not eating!!!

    Hello all. I have a clutch of 4 cockatiels and currently hand feeding because of plucking and then later after feeding visits started failing just plain abandonment from first time parents. Both parents are pets and very tame and bought both as males but that's a story for another time, however...
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