Hello. I have an african grey that is approximately 66 days old. He is not eating the formula properly. I did try giving him a very tiny portion of a fruit which he nibbles slightly. Another reason that justifies his improper eating is the half filled crop. Please guide me on this
Hello, I would like to ask for advice on a specific training method. Our CAG Smokey lives in an aviary, she is 6 months and three weeks old, we have had her since the age of three weeks, she has been free-flying outdoors since the age of four months, and she already speaks a few […]
Good day. We have a 3 month old African Grey parrot. I am not sure what the brand is, but she eats a formula in the form of baby food twice a day which amounts to 40ml. She also eats bird food such as seeds. Once again, not sure what it’s called. We would like […]
Hi I have an African grey 3 months old I’ve had him a week he has gone into his shell and become quite he is healthy and eating do they sometimes take a while to settle to new surroundings? Jamie
African grey eggs
I have a breeding pair we had 5 eggs two got broke by either the clumsy male or the female(I am leaning more it’s the male cause he is extremely clumsy) I have taken the other 3 eggs and have them in an incubator however when I candle the eggs I’m not sure if they […]
African Grey Behavior
I have 2 female timneh African grays Happy is about 10 and Maggie about 8 and they have been together for about 7 years. They both have their own cages, toys etc. And as long as they are 3 or more feet apart all is good but if any closer Happy will charge Maggie and […]
6month old African grey
I have been given an African Grey, she is 6 months old, she bites, I have only had her a few days. I am just looking for advice on how to put her at ease and for her to trust me. She is eating and drinking, and I talk gently to her a lot. Any […]
African Grey diet
Is calcium a must in African Greys’ diet ? my AG eats pellets, fresh fruit, rice nuts, cacius, almonds etc. should I also provide Calcium from time to time ? he is 5 months old. thank you Calypso from Athens Greece
Simba loves to eat cooked chicken, and holds the bones chews down the shank and eats out the marrow – I think her ancestors must have been carrion feeders. How else would she know how to do that?
CAG eye problem
Hello, we have an 18 weeks old CAG whom we had from the age of 3 weeks. At home he lives in an aviary and we have been free-flying him (outdoors) with a group of like-minded enthusiasts for 5 weeks already. His diet consists mainly of pellets, fresh vegetables and the occasional fruit and nut. […]
african grey parrot
We have had an African grey for about 4 months. Recently she has laid 4 eggs but does not show interest in sitting on the egg. Three of the eggs broke because she is dropping them from her upper perch were she sleeps. We put a towel on the bottom of the cage to catch […]
I have a Congo African Gray. Are there certain fruits that have too much sugar for him? I had read in one guide that African Grays can be prone to yeast infections. My CAG has had very watery fecies with some white & green solidarity within. He has always been on pellets with very few […]
African Grey health, feathers
We live in Norway. My African Grey lost/plucked a lot of feathers. She also lost weight drastically and became inactive. After much investigation, her Vet found what he said was uncommon bacteria (bacillus amyloquefaciens). Anti biotic treatment has brought her back to almost normal. What should i feed her to promote further feather regeneration?
i have a female african grey 16 year old she been on seed diet i have changed to pellets she eats them no problem i dont know if she feather plucking every morning there is tiny white feathers bottom cage she was scratching a lot but settled down dont know if molting
How much to feed a Grey
I have an Congo African Gray & he gets both pellets & nutri-berries plus scrambled egg w/millet, shredded carrot, & pellet dregs. I also make birdie muffins for him, using a corn bread base w/fruit & veggies added. I have a large container of nutri-berries & have searched through the verbiage, see no instructions for […]
My African Gray’s feet problem
Hi there, I’m a first time African Gray owner and was wondering if it’s normal for your African Gray’s feet to have blisters, cuts, and flash .I have done my research and I have tried a few things but they never seem to work . I think it’s because he climbs around to much in […]
3 month old african grey
Hi, we recently got a 3month old cag parrot, happy, healthy and active, my only concern is that he has no interest in us humans, only our 23yr old grey, the 23yr old regurgitates and feeds him, in fact they have become inseparable, is this a good or bad thing, will it stop the baby […]
Pairing grey parrot
Hi, I had a breeder pair of african grey parrot. Unfortunately the male died and the female was alone for the past 6 months. Now i bought adult male grey parrot which is in a separate cage just next the cage in which female lives alone. Now how will I know that it’s a good […]
African Grey suddenly refuse to step up and aggressive
My 1yr 6 month grey is suddenly refusing to step up and attacks resorts to biting. Nothing has changed regardless cage or food. She is molting now though. Is so sad that this is suddenly happening. She is chattering and behaving normally. Just refuse to step up. What can be a possible problem?
Hi…i have a 5 month old Timneh AG who is a real mommy’s boy, he is afraid of everyone else.. what do I do when I go away next year for 10 days a month on business? How do I handle leaving him with a bird sitter?
Sore on foot
My 32 year old grey is getting a sore on her foot. I have differ perches and keep them clean. I have used aloe on the sore. It will get better then come back. What can I do to help it heal?
African Grey dusty feathers
“I have four Congos (and 1 Timneh). One of my Congos puts out probably 5 times the dust of the others. Her background is unknow, she came to me from a hoarder case. I have people telling me “”too much dust”” from a bird can be a sign of an issue. She is in good […]
Red feathers on timneh african grey
My timneh African grey (9 yrs old) plucked some chest feathers and now they are growing in red! I’m really worried although he eats and plays a lot and seems normal. Should I do anything for him? Please advise and thank you!
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African Grey Health
My parrot is almost 1.5 years old. He is really loving and calm. However he excretes waste a lot. After every few minutes he excretes. And another thing that worries me is that he tries to fly but hasn’t quite learned the balance, so he bumps his beak and wings into walls which I’m teally […]
African Grey breeding couple
Hi. I already asked about a 4 years old male and 10 years old female greys. I already have all the requirements you mentioned and a great diet but i am confused about them getting along. I don’t mind not having him as a pet if he bonds and become capable of breeding. Given that […]
African Grey breeding couple
Hi. I have a 4 years old African grey that has beed very sexual/hormonal in the past two months so i have decided to get him a female so that he might bond with her. I know it might never happen but i dont mind trying. The female is 10 years old. Is this age […]