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  1. G

    Need some advice/help

    Nothing too extreme, but my 4/5 month old Witkin is growing in feathers on his backside near where his neck meets his back. He's overall healthy, but sometimes i'll 'itch' these places and he loves it so much that he closes his eyes and becomes really calm. Are the new feathers causing him to be...
  2. T

    Urgent Is that a splayed leg ???

    Hi everyone, I have this baby quaker (34 days) and I’m wondering if he’s having a splayed legs ? Or that’s their normal standing in this age ? He can walk on the carpet and any rough surface but the legs separates a little bit and become wide but he can walk for a distance with no problems...
  3. Kiwi & Co.

    Quaker Sighting

    Green Quaker with clipped wings seen in Fairfield County, CT. (Can't give exact location for safety reasons) I'm trying to catch it, but it seems to have roosted for the night and stopped calling. I'm going to look for it again at 5 (sunrise) tomorrow. :quaker:
  4. Birdy05

    Bird Hemp (Hempwell) for Plucking

    Hello fellow bird owners! This is my first ever thread, so I'm not too sure how to navigate everything. I just wanted to run a bit of an experiment/review for everyone wondering about the Bird Hemp oil from the brand Hempwell. There were barely any reviews on it anywhere, but it was recommended...
  5. K

    Urgent Quaker suddenly plucking.

    Hey everyone. Our 2.5-year-old rescue quaker started plucking really bad last night, and I'm panicking a bit. She looks like she is preening at first but then she starts getting rougher and small pieces to come out. Soon she starts to violently pluck out individual feathers. She really wants...
  6. I

    Eclectus friends?

    Im thinking of getting a friend for my eclectus, specifically a moustache parakeet, gcc, or a quaker,?any ideas?
  7. Kellie

    Quaker Breeder Recommendations?

    Can anyone give a recommendation for a breeder able to ship a baby Quaker? We recently moved to South Carolina, and there is a SHOCKING lack of avian, well, ... anything here. Over the past 3 months, we've transversed the state visiting 27 pet stores (big box and local) and the only birds...
  8. _aryxn_

    Sun Conure or Green Cheek Conure or Quaker?

    I would love your help and opinions on which bird I should get! The three choices are Sun Conure, a GCC or a Quaker parrot. I am experienced and know everything about what a bird lover and owner should. Setting : I live in a rather large house and have had a ringneck and I did not think that...
  9. R

    Untame bird molting

    My quaker parrot lucy doesn't trust us yet. She came from a previous owner who got too old to care for her, and shes going through her first molt in our care. I can tell shes in pain or discomfort as she screams alot more than usual, bites, and is overall cranky. I want to help with her...
  10. elleCAG

    Sun vs Quaker

    Hello, I’m new to this website but have been reading the forums for years and hope I’m posting this in the correct place. I know this question has been asked a few times on this website but just wanted to ask again. I currently have a 21 yr old rescued CAG and had a cockatiel who sadly passed...
  11. Littlelovebird

    A good friend for a lovebird?

    Hi guys! I currently have a lovebird of 9 months. My little Buckbeak! He is sweet and likes to cuddle. He listens to us and will poo on command over the sink. Basically it is going very well! I would like to adopt another bird and Im wondering if this will break the good relationship I have with...
  12. A

    Help .. how to determine a green Quaker from a green opaline

    Hey guys I am purchasing a Quaker for the first time from a breeder who has many many birds. I orginal was going to get a regular green Quaker until I found out she also has a green opaline ... how can I tell the difference between the two not ever seeing a green opaline in person before.. she...
  13. LydiaB

    Aggressive Adopted Quaker

    I adopted Eddie about a year and a half ago and I don't know his background. Any time I get too close to him, he starts hissing and trying to bite me. He always seems really comfortable around me, but when I try to handle him, he starts going a little crazy. Usually, Eddie and I just sit...
  14. M

    Can two different breeds have babies?!

    Please help! I found this website when I typed in "Conure Quaker hybrid" and turns out the guy that posted it did it as an April fool's joke so not very helpful.. Well I have a female green cheeked conure and a male Quaker and the female has laid 5 eggs! It's been close to two weeks since this...
  15. LydiaB

    How to Help Eddie Through his Molt?

    Eddie has recently started his big yearly molt. I can see all the little pin feathers on his head and I feel so bad because it looks like its really uncomfortable. I really want to help him, but I'm not sure how besides giving him access to baths frequently. Any other tips to help him have a...
  16. Doggies mom

    My Quaker ate my nailpolish

    Hi there. I'm extremely worried because my 1 year old quaker parrot chipped away quite a large piece of dried nail polish off of my thumb and ate it. It was definitely not small, I don't know how he got to my thumb but he went at it like it was food, and he definitely chewed away at it too...
  17. ohiobirdy

    Bird in College? Advice Please...

    Hello! My name is Olivia and I've been excited to get a bird for as long as I can remember. My father and grandfather were both bird-loving veterinarians so I have a cage at my disposal for no cost, and I've done my hours and hours of research on care and diet and all. Decided I'm looking for...
  18. Itsaduck

    Video What do these movements mean?

    Hello. I adopted a 16 year old Quaker parrot about three weeks ago and immediately noticed she was repeatedly making the movements in the video I attached (head banging, twisting inward with mouth open, beak clicking, swallowing) as well as neck stretching/yawning. This is my first parrot...
  19. C

    How loud do quakers get

    There’s this blue Quaker at my local petco who has been there for MONTHS, I feel so bad for him cause he’s clearly stressed and has been plucking his feathers. I would get him and give him a nice loving home but the only problem is my stepdad works night shifts. So while I’m at school and not...
  20. Dexy2010

    What size cage should they have?

    Hi all! I have 2 quaker parrots and we are thinking of letting them share a cage again. They were extremely bonded when we got them, and they still are. (They were rescues) We separated them to tame them and since they are fine most of the time now we've been thinking of letting them share a...