Bird Type: Conure

Conure health

“in reference to straining to poop, or the bm in general, does giving a little exercise help -I notice my gc conure will fly to her portable stand, and move a bit when she gets up in the morning; that seems to help promote the healthy bm. some days if she doesn’t go right away, […]

Conure behavior

I have a Pineapple Conure that is 7 months old. When we got him 4 months ago he was the sweetest bird I have ever had. Now he just wants to bite my hands, my feet etc. Why is he biting all of the time? Can I do anything to change it?

Sleep trouble

My green cheek conure and I moved to a new apartment this week and he is loving the new, much larger space. I am running into issues at bedtime. In our old place, he had a sleep cage in the bedroom, and I’d tuck him in around 8pm and then go back out to the […]

Conure nail/beak trim

my gc conure had a nail and beak trim a couple days ago, and has been since been reluctant to fly, she’s in free flight and usually flying all around, the wings were not trimmed. she almost seems afraid to fly, very little flying, she did stumble a few times also.

Sun Conure laying eggs

My single sun conure layer an egg. How to stop them as I saw you mentioned it’s dangerous for them.

2 Conures – Green Cheek and Pineapple

My 2 conures have come a long way and look so much healthier than when adopted almost a year ago. They were very easy going and for the most part not much as screamers. Recently I have had to be home more than normal as a result of a medical procedure. The are out of […]

Cat or conure

What is very best to keep in home CAT or CONURE ???? What is easy to keep at home ????

Sunconure breeding

I have an sun conure pair they are about 1.5 yrs of age they started mating like 4, 5 months ago but still haven’t started laying eggs. They are always free roaming around the house . They are tamed wings clipped birds . They are never in their cage i tried keeping a breeding box […]

Aggressive & High Emotion Conure

Hi! I have a one and a half – nearing two year old – green cheek conure. Recently, he’s been very “high emotion” with excessive screeching, biting, and refusing to play with his toys. Essentially all he does anymore is hold on to the side of the cage nearest to me and watch me. The […]

Pooping liquid

Verde literally just pooped out water, is that a bad thing? We don’t really have the budget for vet right now, my parents say that it’s diet and all the pellet, pellet, pellet she’s eating what should I do?

Not pooping as frequently

I know constipation is rare in birds but I am suspecting that verde is dealing with it, usually when that happens I give her some banana and all seems well but I’m seeing little improvement this time, another thing other than constipation is that it may be an un-fertilized egg since she is a female, […]

Green cheek nutrition

Should my green cheek conures be on only a pellet diet. Can they have seeds at all? What are nutriberries are they treats? can that be given daily then? One of my green cheeks has powdery things coming out when he preens himself is it dandruff? Or is that normal?

mint green cheek conure breeding

Hello I have pair of mint GCC they were kind to each other and mating sometime , but now the male attacking the female , I dont know why they are in cage birds , and they had breed last year with no issues , should 8 separate them and how long ? Is they […]

Sun Conure behavior

My 2 yr old sun conure has been hostile with outsiders but in recent times has been angry with me. He keeps attacking me each time he sees me. I am not able to make friends with him again. I have a feeling he is not happy that I play and spend time with the […]

Are raw Quaker Oats ok to feed?

I was told why verde’s feather quality is deteriorating, malnutrition I’m such a horrible owner I thought I was doing everything right yet I’m doing it all wrong so I started feed verde healthy meals not just her pellets and nutri-berries I’ve started to feed her spinach, bananas, apple Romain lettuce (that she’s picky about […]

Nail trimming perches

We just purchased, a blue color, perch, for his feet, he seems not to go near it, he looks scared, I tried yo put my green-cheek conure parrot named Charlie, on it, he refuses, what can I do!!!

Should I get another conure?

Hi! I have a green cheeked conure who’s been with me for about 8 years now. He’s pretty well behaved, I’d say. He seems quite happy. Currently, he’s the only pet in our family. We had two dogs before though, who have since passed and we’re getting a new puppy in a few months. My […]

Classic nutri berries parrot food

Hello, I bought the big bucket of nutri berries (classic) parrot food for my sun conure. He seems to love it like it’s crack (LOL). My question is, should I not be feeding him this as I am just made aware there is a nutri berries conure made specifically for conures. Is the classic ok […]

Her diagnosis

Sorry I’m writing back to back questions, the emergency vet hospital diagnosed her with a bacterial infection which caused her to be sick, the found it by taking a sample of her stool I hope that helps the gave her amoxicillin and Batril

So I used it already

Hello it took a while for you to get back to me so I just thought my email didn’t go through, I actually think you are right and I didn’t spray the mite spray on her I just like spray very small on a washcloth and rubbed it on her back though I do not […]

Ultra care might spray?

It’s been a while since I’ve asked a question here just for the update Verde is fine I do have a question tho, for the past few week her feathers look shereded so I suspected she was over preening because of mites, so I bought a mite spray from pet co called ultra care mite […]

Sleep Environment

My GCC sleeps in a smaller cage in my walk in closet at night. She has a little shelf she doesn’t use, but chooses to sleep while clinging to her cage. Her favorite place to nap during the day is snuggled into my hair. I’m worried she’s not comfortable enough at night and want to […]

male conure isn’t nice to female :(

I have to conures one female one male. they are both rescues and the female has a lot of health issues. she can’t walk properly due to a problem with her feet or even stand on purchases correctly she normally just clings to the side of the cage. I was able to stay home today […]

Conure behavior

Hello. I am very interested in knowing how to get my 1 year old green cheek Conure Pistachio to stop biting me??

2 Questions

I have 2 questions. My 2 years old GC pineapple conure pallet food also include Zupreem fruit blend the colorful pallet. I wonder if there is a need to replace that due to its high sugar content? Kindly advice me My 2nd question, I give him pine nuts 4to 5 daily for training purpose. Is […]

My mother conure isn’t sitting on her eggs

I have 2 conures, the female has laid an egg in her box that we attached to the cage, it’s been 2 days since she laid and she hasn’t sit on it yet, I’m not sure if there are more eggs but I’m getting concerned, she is still rotating the egg usually and we havnt […]


What type of conure can I get to be a friend for my green cheek conure? Also should or could it ve6a female

Has the lifespan been updated for Green Cheek Conures?

I saw that there are Senior Nutriberries as an offering now and I don’t know if my girls are 20-year birds. When I got them ten years ago, I was told 12-15 yrs. Is 20 still the expectation or has medicine and husbandry evolved yet again before we’ve updated the “old” information?

Green Cheek Conure

Hi, my conure has trouble eating. He does not eat as much as he’s supposed to and I’ve tried switching from his seeds diet to pellets. He does eat his pellets but rarely. I want to find food for him that he would enjoy and that would help him get better.

Should We Get our Green cheek conure a friend?

Hi there! I currently have a green cheek conure, a male that is around 8 years old. We are moving and considering getting him a friend because we plan on being away from our home more and don’t want him to be lonely. As it is now I am able to give him a lot […]

sun conure eggs

My bird has layed several eggs, looks like she’s pecked three, what do I need to do with the others to incubate them.

Will she associated this with cacthing?

So verde is indeed sick and we are transporting her to the emergency vet now but I have a question. I couldinguse the towle this time to get her in the box because she was too fast and kept flying away. So I just picked her up with my hand is that ok? Will she […]

Eggs from conure

my green cheek has 12 eggs already only 3 in cage should I take all out

Brown poop is it normal?

Hi I’ve notice that verde’s poop is brown, is this normal? I heard the color of a birds poop depends on what your feeding and they said it could be brown but I just want to make sure if not then I guess we’re going on another vet trip.

Green Cheek Conures

I have 2 green cheek conures how much out of cage time do they need? Do they have to be Only on pellet diet? Should there cage be covered at night? Should green cheeks be seen every year by the vet? Can you tell genders of conures? Also should i get pet insurance for birds? […]

How can I make everyday an Adventure for her

Hi! I followed your advice and took advantage of verde’s new sweet side and worked on stepping up without chewing or biting and I’ve been letting her come out of the cage and it was Wonderful! She loves spending time with me but I have two questions. My first question is how can I make […]

How to get my birds to like each other

Hi there , I have a green cheek Conure (cheeky )who is about 12, we think he is a male. He has some fears about finger which I am training , cheeky is getting much better with hand, he gets alone with other birds. He has meet and stayed with a Alexandria parrot (Lui, he […]

Different bird

Verde stayed at my friends house for a while because we went somewhere over night just for one day, and when I got verde back she was a completely different bird she lets you pet her she steps up without and glove thing on my hand hand her bites aren’t as nearly as hard as […]

Girlfriends Green Cheek

My girlfriend and I have been living together for nearly a year, and she has a little bird named Pilot. I’m still a little uneasy with how messy and loud birds can be, but the bird is very important to her and I want to be able to work with it. When we first moved […]

Our Maroon Bellied Conure

This is a curiosity question… Lori, my housemate, owns a Maroon Bellied Conure – female – 13 years old. We have cable news on during most of the day as background while we are doing other things. The Conure is in the same room as the tv. So she hears a lot of news and […]

Swallowing her feathers

Verde is in fact eating her feathers when the molt our and I was wondering if that’s something I should worry about?

thank you

i just want to thank you for the great advice handling mango and his birdy problems he really is a great pet and we love him lots thank you so much

He said no to clipping

Hello we went to the vet and she asked if I wanted her wings clipped but before I could say anything my dad said no, I tried to convince him that it was only temporary but he said that clipping isn’t natural and it’s not right since clipping is now not an option, do u […]

mango again

well your great advice helped get the screeching calmed down now he has started biting my fiance and being aggressive whats a bird mom to do?

Will she hate me

Hello, Verde has a vet appointment that is rather far to get to so we had to pack her up very quickly, she flew out of the box that she came in, that’s what we were trying to put her in, your last answer for the towel thing was very helpful. I grabbed her with […]

How much should I be feeding my yellow sided conure

We have a 4 month old yellow sided conure. We have a container if mixed seed and separate containers of pellets as well that she has access to all day. As well, we have given a small amount of sprouted seed a couple of times a week and a bit of fresh fruit daily (a […]

Mosquito bites

Hello sole mosquitos have been occupying our household lately and I was wondering if I should be worried about mosquito bites in birds, what should I do if she gets bitten. Does it cause disease?

Eating feathers

Verde has been eating some of her molted feathers is that healthy it’s something that concerns me, she Dosen’t see me all the time in the house because I’m ether I’m doing chores or resting what should I do?


I’m sorry to bother you cause I know you just answered one my my questions but I was unable to take verde to her appointment today because I don’t know how to transfer her to her travel box and it was so stressful for everyone involved I just broke down mentally and felt like a […]


Hello I’m sorry to bother You, umm well I’m not sure if this is right but I’ve been looking for something to call you so is it ok if I call you miss Brenda?! Anyway I was wondering if you could help me. My birds clipping appointment is two days and I’m starting to have […]

One of my conures is plucking the other one

Hi, I was wondering if you guys could help me out with some problems I’m having with my Red Cherryhead Conures. I have two of them, a male and a female, who were together when we got them a few weeks ago. However, one of the birds is pecking the other bird’s feathers off and […]


I have been trying to tame and bond with verde the bonding doesn’t seem to be the issue rather it’s the biting that’s the problem. Before I thought that it was just okay but When I pay more attention to it whenever she sees my hand she runs up to it and tries to bite […]


I’m so sorry once again, I just have a question earlier today verde has been showing signs of wanting my company she still dose not like my hands and will not step up but she will do anything for her millet and she follow me to whatever side of the cage i’m on she’s always […]

Mango screaching conure

We just moved my 8 year old conure to a new apartment he was living with my parents he has gotten extremely vocal to the point of being incredibly annoying how do we stop this behaviour

Looking at me weirdly

Hi, I just had a breakthrough with verde she is seeming to be no longer afraid of me and more and more looking for my company. When it’s early in the morning she’ll scream for me to change her food bowl. My dads not sure about the wing clipping because he doesn’t want to strip […]

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