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    Lorikeets and eggs

    hello friends, recently, my pair of lorikeets have mated and laid eggs. This really wasn’t my intention as I never expected them to breed as ones a rainbow and ones a musk but they did. I have already purchased a nest box and the birds seem content with it, with the female spending majority of...
  2. S

    Question about Cassava/Tapioca Flour

    I have searched around and I am not getting a clear answer on this so I am hoping someone knows on here. We make homemade little Tapioca pearls, just Tapioca flour and water, kneaded into little balls for tea drinks. We were thinking of giving some of the cooked pearls to our parrot in some...
  3. W

    Lorikeet Questions!

    Hiya Everyone! I have come to the decision that lorikeets are the bird for me! But here are a few things i need to ask for my on going research! :) DIET: I need to know all about their diet, at the moment i'm finding it confusing and stressful trying to plan out what i'd feed to prevent iron...
  4. A

    Pet lorikeet with wild birds

    Hi Everyone, I'm hoping for some advice. We have a pet rainbow lorikeet that we adopted about 3 years ago. He is inside at night but has an outside cage during the day. Lately he has had wild birds coming and landing on his cage - often the same bird ( I think a girl). As I've read that...
  5. N

    Housing two lorikeets together

    hi everyone :) I currently own a young musk lorikeet. As I’m not home a lot of the time, I’m thinking of getting another lorikeet so it’ll have a friend, but I’m not able to get another cage sO is it ok to house two lorikeets together ? I have some smaller cages that I’ll use to introduce the...
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    Rainbow Lorikeet basic questions

    Hi, I have a 12(ish) month old Rainbow Lorikeet by the name of Chester. I unfortunately don't know if it is a female or male but he/she is great and healthy from what I can tell. I have a few basic questions that I was hoping someone can help with. 1) He will often start to scratch with only...
  7. Zeke&tiki

    Help! Lorikeet doesn't stop screaming!! Tried everything!

    hi guys! I'm a new member and I'm urgently seeking some advice from people who have successfully been able to get their bird to stop screaming. I've spent so much time and money trying to get my little guy to stop screaming and nothing has worked, and I feel like I'm at the crisis point now...
  8. LuckyClare

    Probiotics after antibiotics

    Hey Guys, I am brand new on here. Thanks for having me :) I have a rainbow lorikeet named Lucky. She was recently sick and the vet suggested antibiotics. I am reluctant with antibiotics for any creature, but I was worried about my bird. So, she is better now, probably because of the charcoal I...
  9. J

    Cages/Aviaries for Lorikeets

    What is the ideal housing for a Lorikeet? I'm looking at a cage which is 140cm high, 60cm deep, 95cm wide. Will my Lori be happy in there? He'll get flying time inside every day.
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    Proud new Lori owner looking for advice

    I am sorry if this is in an incorrect location or too long :ashamed1: (I am new here), I just want to give enough information for proper advice. I have recently become the proud owner of an 8 month old red chattering Lori, named Trico, she is quite the beautiful girl with a big personality...
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    Greetings from Australia

    Hi, former bird owner here. I'd created this account with the hopes of learning more about a peculiar Scaly-breasted Lorikeet that happened upon my backyard a week ago, but after a very recent turn of events (the bird was hospitalised for underlying respiratory problems and was pronounced dead...
  12. lori_02

    I have a new Rainbow lori!

    Hi everyone. My name is Georgie and a week ago a 5 month old Rainbow Lorikeet became the new member of our family. A wee bit about me... I got engaged at the beginning of this year to my partner of 8 1/2 years. We bought our first home just over a year ago. We are currently renovating. I have...
  13. Emrarrr

    Itchy Lorikeet!!

    I apologise in advance for the lengthy post but this is really frustrating me and I really want to find out what is going on with my beloved boy! Ok so I have a 3 year old DNA sexed male Rainbow Lorikeet who has been having a frustrating itching/night time wheezing issue for awhile on and off...