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lovebird advice

  1. S

    Handling issues

    Hi all! My peach faced baby is nearly 6 months old. When we got him at 3 months he was supposed to be hand-raised but the breeder really struggled to catch him and it was obvious he hadn’t been handled at all. (I say he but we have no clue as of yet) We’ve been attempting to tame him and I think...
  2. S

    Need help identifying Lovebird Breed

    Hi Everyone! I purchased some lovebirds from separate owners last year but don’t know the exact breed. Does anyone seem to know what breeds they are? Bird # 1 An African lovebird and mostly white with a very light blue/yellow tone. From Google it looks similar to a light blue opaline? Bird...
  3. X

    Losing progress on pellet conversion ?

    Hi all, I currently own an 8 year old rescue lovebird who was fed an all-seed diet by his previous owner. Basically I've been trying to convert him to Harrison's (it is the only brand available here) for the past 6 months or so using the Zupreme slow and steady method. Initially progress was...
  4. Anna Bono

    Urgent Lovebird has watery poops after accident

    Hi everyone! So lovely to meet everyone here. I have a very sweet, 11 month old Peach-Faced Lovebird. He is so full of energy and loves people. About two months ago, he had an accident where he was crushed in a drawer (the drawer was closing as he flew to it). We didn’t think he’d make it out...
  5. C

    My 3-4 Month Old Rosy-Faced Lovebird won't eat or drink

    Hi everyone! My dad found a Rose-faced lovebird yesterday and long story short we're keeping it. (It was definitely a pet that escaped, we asked around but no one had any clue so we brought it home). Took it to the Vet for a general check-up and they found nothing wrong with it. I told them...
  6. C

    How to bond 2 lovebirds?

    So, I have a lovebird, who I recently found out is a female, I have had her for over 3 years, she is sometimes hormonal and is pretty affectionate towards me. My family and I decided to get a male lovebird to keep her company, he is really sweet and only 5 months old. However they are not...
  7. BlueLove

    How to train a loud and skittish Lovebird?

    The chirping while napping during the day is louder than normal but that's not the main issue. When he is awake then we can't even hear each other talk in the house because our Lovebird gets super load with continues loud noises (more like screaming) and singing like a Canary. He is almost 3...
  8. S

    Lovebird taming!

    I have 2 lovebirds, one smarter and one let's just say, less smart, i got them on the 8th of march and they are such a joy, but they are really scared still! They let me approach their cage with my face as much as i want, but if they see my fingies, they will get agitated and start running...
  9. Mango&Five

    safe way to clean bird cage?

    i’m a person who is very paranoid about everything i do with my birds, or to their cages or anything like that cause i never want to give them anything that could be potentially harmful. I have a pretty big cage, i was just going to take it out the back and spray it down with a hose, but i’m...
  10. D

    Alternatives to cut lovebird nails

    Hi, I’m new here and to owning birds. I do apologize in advance if I posted in the wrong forum, Im still navigating this website. I have 2 lovebirds that I got last year, I have never had pet birds. Their nails are growing too long and I want to shorten it but the problem is, they are scared...
  11. acaciagold

    Question about my lovebird

    Hey, all. I have a 5 1/2 yr old lovebird named Grego. I had a female when I adopted Grego as a companion for her. Sadly, she passed away in 2020. Since then, Grego has only had me. His breeder did not hand-feed him as a baby so he won’t let me handle him per se, but he sits on me and naps on me...
  12. T

    Bed bug treatment

    Hello I have a mild bedbug problem and a lovebird. My apartment was treated today and I took my lovebird with me to be safe. It has been about 4 hours since they finished treating it. They only sprayed certain areas so the whole apartment is not saturated. All the windows are open and fans are...
  13. H

    I don't know what my bird is asking of me

    lovebird is shouting and I know it's full cause it's crop is full I fed it around 3 hours ago any suggestions? checkout the video of how it is shouting https://vimeo.com/user163851097/review/667121747/10f393daab
  14. Z

    Lovebirds giving mixed signals

    Hi all, brand new to the group and thought I'd ask for some advice. We have 2 lovebirds, Kulu (peach face, assumed male) and Lola (blue, assumed female). We had Kulu first and he is v noisy but happy and always lively, but we were worried he was lonely during the day hence we bought Lola. We...
  15. S

    Lovebird laying egg first time

    Hi all, My lovebird Mossy just about 18 months old. She’s a female and no male bird around. Mossy just randomly laid her egg under my blanket last night (she usually hiding there when I’m not home) I noticed her nesting behavior but didn’t expected the egg. I moved the egg to a nesting box and...
  16. xbirbie

    My Lovebird is terrified of fruit and veg.

    Hi I have a lovebird named birbie and have had her since august. She is a great little bird but I worry about her since she will only eat seed. Any time i give her fruit or veg whether it is chopped or mooshed or just as it comes she is terrified of it. I have tried mixing it with seed or...
  17. C2H4JOY

    Grey scaly patch on my lovebird's back??

    My 1yr old lovie developed a grey, scaly patch on his back today. Yesterday, there was nothing on him (as shown in the third photo where he is snooping around in my sweater pocket), but when I came to check on him today, I noticed the patch. I am planning to take him to the vet very soon but I...
  18. C

    Why won't my 2 lovebirds get along?

    So my 3 months old lovebird (Cyan) and 1 month old lovebird (Green) won't get along. I have tried to make them interact but the older lovebird tries to hurt the younger lovebird. I have also put them in the same cage with a division but they still won't get along. What should I do? Did I do...
  19. Mango&Five

    when can i put a baby lovebird into a seperate cage?

    so burrito is now 1 month and 2 weeks old. he has started coming out of the breeding box and is now eating on his own but i haven’t noticed him drinking water yet. at night he still goes back into the breeding box, i’m wondering when he will be able to go into his own cage? the parents have...
  20. Mango&Five

    How to fix splayed leg?

    So as you can see the photo the baby bird, burrito has one splayed leg. At least i think that’s what it is. Both of the legs were splayed but one fixed itself once i put more shavings in the breeding box but this one hasn’t. Should i wait longer and see if it fixes itself or should i take...
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