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 […]
Talking African Grey
I have a mature very talkative African Grey My sister in law wants to give me her African Grey as she is unable to keep it. Would my African Grey stop speaking if I bring this other African Grey into our household
African Gray – Health Consultation
Hi, I have a cute African Grey that is happy and super active. Suddenly, we noticed since this morning abnormal thing where he becomes very quite & looks sick. I don’t know what’s happening but it is kind of flu since his voice changed like someone has sour throat. Please we need your advise what […]
African grey sick or not
My African grey age around 1month ++ always open its mouth like shouting loud but no sound is comingwhen it do this the neck extend like reaching something .. and frequently doing this before and after meal. Rest of the time it can still make sound and small perching sound .. shall I meet vet?
Timneh Grey behavior
I have 2 timneh grays. One is to be a female the other male. Last spring the male started shreading his back and wing feathers. He was just getting to look normal when fall came and he started all over again. Vet said he was shreading feathers to make a nest. Male is around 10 […]
Blindness in Grey
Over 2 years my grey has gone gradually blind in stages. She is now totally blind, and three vets have no idea why. The final stage was hyphema which finished the sight completely. She eats well, and still talks and is active. I bought her in Africa, have had her over 30 years but have […]
I recently rescued a four-year-old Timneh that comes from a tough background. The biggest struggle right now is getting him switched over to a healthy veggie and pellet diet. He is underweight already and I’m concerned about him dropping more weight while we attempt to get him to eat healthier. Do you have any advice […]
Grey behavior towards other birds
We got our African Gray as a rescue; he sees all of our other birds as prey, especially our Parrotlet and our cockatiels and our lovebird. He even challenges our Eclectus! Anything we can do to help him be less aggressive?
Cant crush food
Hi my 6 month old african grey cant break down his food. We only got him 2 days ago and realised when he goes to his seeds he throws them everywhere and the one he gets just rolls round his beak, he cant break it down and then spits in out. Last night he was […]
African Grey Behavior
I normally work from home during the day on the phone often, Shea, my CAG LOVES chattering and making a lot of noise while I’m on the phone. It’s cute, but not always business appropriate. Any suggestions (she is next to me in her cage/on it typically)?
Hello! I have two African Gray parrots and one Goffin cockatoo. We have a 20 lb order of nutria-berries on order. Since we can’t use 20 lbs worth any time soon I would like to know if I can freeze a portion and later defrost several pounds and if so how long can we keep […]
African Grey screeches
hi, My African Grey has started Screeching in the morning and whistling very loudly. He has never done this before. The afternoons and evenings are different. We don’t know why he screeches and whistles and it’s very irritating. Why mornings and what can change this behavior? How do I put him in time out? Cover […]
Struggling to fly after not being let out of the cage for 3 weeks.
I recently left my 7 year old African Grey ‘Billy’ at my moms house while I was away for 3 weeks. He was in the correct cage but during this period was not let out to fly. When I returned he did not step up straight away instead he climbed around the cage in circles, […]
After a vacation of bout 2and galf weeks my african grey is not the the same. He bullies me i cant handle hom like before and he chews his wing and tale feathers. Some days are better than others ans then there are the biting every time i get close. Its been more than a […]
We rescheduled our gray. He was a breeder bird Story is he seen his mate die He was also badly hurt foot , wing, back , neck all broke. We need to trim his beak it is very overgrown and looks like if you were to cross your fingers My main concern is his quick. […]