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I'm having trouble taming rocky

parrotman

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Alright so, i've been wanting to tame rocky for over a year now, but he won't even step up for a treat, he just flies away, he's a non-handraised ringneck so I'm assuming it will be very hard
 

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Target training can be a good place to start for birds that dislike hands.
 

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Indian ring necks can become very fearful or even phobic if they had bad experiences. Though they can warm up eventually. I know a year seems like a long time, but bird time is their own.

Just keep being kind. Try target training. It may also help to experiment with different treats not all birds like the same ones. :)

When the day comes Rocky may find your hands aren't so bad. As soon as you make a positive break through things can really take off!
 
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