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Cockatiel

There's a reason why the cockatiel is one of the most popular companion birds — this slender Australian parrot can be both cuddly and bold. Cockatiels can also be curious and, at times, feisty. With a cockatiel in the house, you ...

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Budgies, Cockatiels & Lovebirds Are Parrots Too!

Here's a look at some common small bird myths and facts ...
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Cockatiel Behavior: Brilliantly Baffling

Cockatiels can be every bit a parrot as their larger counterparts — friendly and outgoing to snugly and gentle — no wonder these little feathered companions are America’s Top Bird. But ever stop to think if your cockatiel is normal? ...
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3 Tricks Your Cockatiel Can Do

Small birds like the friendly and outgoing cockatiel can be taught to do behaviors on cue — and it’s easier than you think. Our small companion birds have many natural behaviors that lend themselves nicely to trick training ...
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New World Parrots: Conures, Amazons, Macaws & More

Parrots can be categorized according to Old World psittacines and New World psittacines. Do you know if your parrots are "Team Old World" or "Team New World"? ...
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Why Cockatiels Make Great Pets

Most of the qualities you’d really like in a parrot are found in the gentle, amenable cockatiel. Read on to find out what makes cockatiels such a wonderful pet ...
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Pet Birds & Children

Find out the real reasons why budgies and cockatiels can make wonderful pets for children, as well as all the wrong reasons for bringing a small bird into your home ...
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Budgie Vs. Cockatiel — Which Is Right For You?

For years, budgies, also called parakeets, were the most numerous companion birds, and only recently were overtaken by cockatiels. If you’re looking at getting one or the other, how do they compare? ...
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Cockatiel Sounds Explained

Chirps, warbles, whistles, squawks, cheeps, and more are noises and sounds pet cockatiels make. Find out what your cockatiel is trying to say ...
Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

Presidents & Their Pet Parrots

Can you imagine a parrot perched in the White House? It’s probably happened at some point during our country’s history; after all, some of our past presidents had parrot companions during their presidencies. Here is a list of presidents who ...
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Serve a Good Meal: Bird Food for Your Cockatiel

Lafeber pet bird foods offer a variety of nutritious foods for your beloved top-knotted little friend ...

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Make cockatiel fighting

Hello, my cockatiels are on eggs for the past 5 days. The male is fighting with the hen for some reason. He doesn’t let her incubate during the day & comes out of the nesting box to fight with her ...
Cocktail breeding

Cocktail breeding

I have male and female cocktail they give egg but not in the box they lay egg outside the box and they break them what should I do? ...
not laying egg

not laying egg

my cocktail is nota laying egg ...
Big change in attitude

Big change in attitude

Hi I have a pair of cockatiels. The male sings constantly and is very happy and showy. He and the female have gotten closer and finally tried to mate for the first time yesterday and than again today. From that ...
Not babies

Not babies

I have two cockatials, has had eggs for a couple of years, but never have babies. Male is 4 female is 3. I feel bad they have the eggs and nothing comes about it. Both lay on the eggs when ...
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Mixed aviaries

I have communal aviaries and cages. How should I present food for 3 different bird varieties - canary, finch and parakeet? ...
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Cockatiel Mating issue

My creamwhite cockatiel laying unfertile egg 3rd time. Male sitting on top of female for mate but not mate properly whats the issue ...
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Breeding

cHello Brenda, I had a Pair of Cockatiels since last 7 months. They are Old enough to breed more then One year older. They tried mating lots of time but they did'nt alable to make their Breed. many peoples asked ...
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Cockateil

My cockateils is laying eggs but after sometime female cockateils is not giving heat to their eggs not al time siiting in his pot during hatching ...
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I need help

So my cockatiels are laying eggs but keep laying them outside the nesting box I need help asap ...
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