Hi all. I have just purchased an IRN, Sky, from a private seller about a week and a bit ago. The seller assured me he had been hand reared and was friendly and tame. He is a sweet bird, but I think he is stressed / depressed. I took him to the vet a few days after I collected him and he was put on antibiotics for a very bad bacterial infection in his mouth. I have had to give home oral antibiotics for a week. He hates me now. This has not been a good start to our relationship and I really want him to trust me. His previous owners did not handle him, just opened the cage door in the morning, and he just went in and out when he liked. Is it too soon after his move to attempt training him? I have had experience with a friends IRN fledglings and loved it, but as I don't know how old Sky really is, will training him be more difficult? He steps up and down and gives kisses, unless he is Mr Cranky Pants, then he nips and bites. Any advice is appreciated. Please help.
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