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Species

Goffins Cockatoo

Goffin’s Cockatoo

Goffin's can also be a bit mischievous and can be quick learners. Don't be surprised to find that your Goffin's cockatoo quickly learns to open the cage after seeing you unlatch the lock ...
Goffins Cockatoo

Cockatoo

Pet cockatoos are often referred to as "velcro" birds because of their highly sociable nature and borderline obsessive need to be around the people in their lives. A cockatoo is a loving but demanding bird ...
Umbrella cockatoo

Umbrella Cockatoo

The umbrella cockatoo certainly makes a charming, affectionate pet, but it’s not for everyone. An umbrella cockatoo demands attention and needs an owner who can set boundaries ...
Moluccan cockatoo

Moluccan Cockatoo

Moluccans would like nothing more than to be sewn to your body 24 hours a day. They crave attention and love, and can become obsessive because of this trait ...

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rose-breasted cockatoo; galah cockatoo

Get To Know The Galah: The Pink ‘Too

What's pink, smart, playful, and a common sight in many neighborhoods across Australia? If you said rose-breasted cockatoo, or galah cockatoo, you are correct! See how they live in the wild as well as their reputation as feathered companions ...
Hyacinth macaw

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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"? ...
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 ...

Ask Lafeber

How many Nutri-Berries

how much nutriberries should a Umbrella Cockatoo eat and an eclectus? ...

Screaming

Hi, this is for Brenda, thank you for your encouraging, insightful instruction. I knew the solution would be similar. My heart is so soft. But I will be strong. We have many years ahead of us, and we love him ...

SCREAMING

Clyde is our precious boy, Moluccan. We’ve had him 6 years. His first owner seriously neglected him, and his defense was to scream. I don’t blame him. He has breakfast with us, behaves pretty well for about 10 Minutes at ...

2 Clutches/year/past 5 years

For the past 5+ years, my Moluccan cockatoo has laid two clutches a year. I have learned the hard way to leave the eggs in the cage with her and have been doing so for the past 4 years, but ...

Is it health

I have a 25 year old female Cockatoo. She has never laid an egg is that normal or should we worry? ...

goffin biting

My cockatoo (goffin) is 5 yrs old and although quite tame will suddenly exhibit aggressive behaviour e.g biting. He also screeches a lot. I have followed the guidelines for dealing with this e.g. staying calm, placing him back in his ...

Acting different

What does it mean when a goffin cockatoo lyies on it's belly ...

Egg laying

How long does it take for a cockatoo to lay an egg once the process of laying has started? ...

Cockatoo behavior

6 year old rose breasted cockatoo female started sitting on back of couch and putting her butt on my head - is this hormonal ...

Umbrella Cockatoo has laid an egg

I watched your Webinar last week and asked a question about our Cockatoo. It didn't get answered, but the situation has changed.... Original question: 23 year old female Umbrella Cockatoo.  She has been with us just 12 months.  Everytime she ...
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