so my cockatiel, jupiter, is 1 year and 5 months old already and still doesn’t understand the concept of toys. how can i introduce them to her and what type of toys would be good for a bird with no experience?
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i got her multiple toys but the one i see her eyeballing a lot, and i’ve actually seen her biting is this medium sized toy and it has small flat wood blocks and small rope! but that’s about it.What have you tried so far?
I think foraging is a good start. You can put paper over her food or make a foraging tray using shredded paper or beads. You may have to show her there's food to be found!
Some stuff they like to chew: paper, cardboard, twine, rattan, balsa. Just make sure she doesn't ingest them. Like mentioned by Shezbug and Ripshod, sometimes they just need some guidance on how these strange things work
i’ve tried just laying in bed or walking by the cage and play with them but i think she’s scared so i’m gonna try to start her out on toys that are smaller than her to see how she reacts because she loves tearing up the paper in my room!
If that's the case, you could try pinning a whole sheet of paper up in the cage.i’ve tried just laying in bed or walking by the cage and play with them but i think she’s scared so i’m gonna try to start her out on toys that are smaller than her to see how she reacts because she loves tearing up the paper in my room!