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hand training

  1. CatherineB

    Parrotlet became un-hand-trained

    Hi everyone! Sorry if this is a common post but I am new and looking for advice about my parrotlet! I thought I'd post it here since you are all used to dealing with these feisty little birds. I hand-trained Walter when he was a baby about ten years ago and it went pretty well, especially for...
  2. JunoTheIRN

    Bird not progressing in hand training

    I got my IRN a while ago and have already accustomed him to my hands (Meaning he is not afraid of them near him). I really want to train him to sit on my hands, so I put a treat in my palm and hold it near the top of the cage to try and get him to get on my hands to eat. However, he always only...
  3. Jordan

    Why is my 10 yr old cockatiel acting strange all of a sudden?

    My 10-year-old cockatiel, Rocky, has suddenly developed a strange tendency to fly as soon as he steps up on my hand. This does not happen when I am moving him around in my room but only in the living room (where his cage is) and other rooms around the house. He still calls for me when I leave...
  4. H

    I need help getting my lovebird to trust me

    Hi! I'm new to this site and I didn't know where to post this, so I copied this and posted on 3 different threads. Im sorry If I'm not supposed to do that.. So as the title says, I got my lovebird 2 days ago. This is the first time I'm ever caring for a bird, I love my Kivi so much. I managed...