Bird Type: Conure


My conure lays six eggs and only hatched one the others are fertized but not hatched

sun conure

does the sun  conure grow the same size as a grey

in shell almonds

Hi! I have a 22 yr old sun conure. He loves to eat in shell almonds as a part of a treat and foraging all day. He averages 6 almonds per day or sometimes more. Is this a safe amount? I didn’t know if almonds would affect liver function, health, etc of a bird his […]

Picky Parrot webinar – weight/foraging

should we try to weigh them daily to make sure they are not loosing weight if they are getting picky ? “I’ve not brought any forraging items, do you have anything there that you could show us how you hide something? (my conure is more fearful of different things)” so timothy hay is ok to […]

Picky Parrot Webinar – feeding greens

Thank you so much for these helpful and informative webinars! 🙂 Is it ok to feed raw swiss chard, raw kale and raw dandelion (all from the organic health food store) to our beloved Green Cheek Conure? She loves the raw dandelion the most? Thank you again!

Pellet Food for Conure

I feel my rescued conure Nutri-Berries I feed the red pepper one and she likes it as well as Avi Cakes. As their staple diet. If I added one of your pellet brand daily Maintenence food can you tell me if that is a waste with what I am feeding already.

Stop sun conure from egg laying and hormonal behavior

Our sweet 12 yr old sun conure laid her first egg. It was very traumatic, she did it without intervention, but with supportive care – we had her at the emergency avian vet for three days in an incubator with calcium, fluids, pain meds and supplemental oxygen. She is home now to recover, and it’s […]

Pet parrot- Summer heat question

Hello, I have 2 conures, 1 indian red neck parrot and 1 lovebird and all are aged around 1 year. I keep the birds in a large aviary on my shaded porch outside where there is no direct sunlight throughout the day and there is moving air. I live in the UAE and summer is […]

Sun Conure Double Clutch

My single 11 year old Sun is laying eggs for the 2nd year in a row (never laid before). Last year she laid 3, this year we are up to 7! I have tried pulling the eggs, I have tried leaving the eggs, I have tried changing her sleeping area. I’m not sure when it’s […]

Finding a friend for my tiel

Hi, my cockatiel is now 6 months old and recently, I’ve brought her on several play dates with other birds/parrots and she seems to be a very social cockatiel who likes interacting with other birds. That confirms my worry that she would not like another bird in the house. Right now, I only have one […]


How do you stop the conure from laying eggs?

Sunconure eggs

My sunconure has laid 3 eggs for the first time . its been 1 month .what do I do now. After seeing a lot of YouTube videos I came to know at the first mistakes may happen.but they have a very good bond.will I be able to incubate the eggs ?

Crooked Conure Nail

I have noticed, since the beginning of this year, that one of the front toenails on my Green Cheek Conure Mochi’s right toe extends at a crookedly odd angle (up, instead of curling down). It does not seem to hamper her movement, nor have we observed any apparent loss or deterioration of balance, grip strength […]

Conure behavior

How do I persuade my sun conure to return to its cage willingly?


Hi, I have two birds right now, a Monk parrot, male, and a Green Cheek Conure, female. My Monk parrot is one year old and my Conure is 10 months old, I believe, when we got her she was 4 or 5 months old, or at least that’s what they told me. I have two […]

Will my conures breed?

Hi I have a pair of conures both around 3 years of age I was told they bred last year, since I’ve hooked up the breeding box they have both been in it and only come out for food and water I also hear her scratching around a lot in the box and see she […]

My male green cheek conure attacked the female

Why did he attack her? I have two green cheek conures for breeding. I’ve had these two for a few months now in hopes for them to mate with each other. I’ve never seen them to close until yesterday I saw them going at it. But today the male attacked the female until she bled. […]

Dr. Echols Webinar – Equipment discussed

Thank you for offering these excellent Webinars! What is the name of the CT technology (if there is a specific one) that we should ask for if we ever need this for our beloved Green Cheek Conure. Our exotic vet (Stahls Exotic Animal Veterinary Services in Fairfax, Virginia) may already have this technology. Thank you […]

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