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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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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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Petting birds

Hi I am a veterinarian for a facility that houses 2 cockatoos and 1 macaw These birds are used for public education ,they do perform My question concerns the birds behavior during trainer grooming sessions The birds are regularly touched ...
Shared Ownership

Shared Ownership

Have you ever heard of anyone sharing the ownership of a bird successfully? i’m not talking about shared custody in a divorce but literally sharing the life of the bird into separate dwellings over equal share parts of time ...
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Nesting behaviors

My coukatoo's split metal band says 83. I am assuming that is when he/she was brought to the USA. There have never been any eggs since I have had the bird. (98) 21 years I gave Tulsa a drawer nob ...
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Male Cockatoo and Nesting Behavior

We have a 13 year old Cockatoo, named Bird. He came to us at the age of 6, abused, malnourished, and aggressive. Very pleased to report after many years of patience and very slow movement, lots of TLC, and being ...
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Eggs

I have a 47 year old yellow crested cockatoo, and there is no veteran close to where I live, I myself are 72 years old , I'm concerned, she has never been to a vet. And every year she lays ...
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Color mutation

I know parrots like cockatiels, parakeets, and lovebirds can get color mutations, but can cockatoos? ...
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candles

I have heard burning candles is not good for birds.? We have an umbrella cockatoo and my wife wants to use her candles...will it be bad for the bird? ...
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candles?

I have heard burning candles is not good for birds.? We have an umbrella cockatoo and my wife wants to use her candles...will it be bad for the bird? ...
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egg

We have a Moluccan and she is everything you talk about. She loves me and is jealous of my wife. She is 23 now. She lays eggs every 3 to 4 months, 2 or3. About when do they stop laying? ...
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cockatoo’s not talking

i've had a cockatoo for about 6 years now and i love her. she is completely healthy and loves to play, but in all the time i had her she never said a peep. the only word she does say ...
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