Question category: Taming / training

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My new /old bird ” I’m leaving on a jet Plane “

Please help educate me. My Best friend died. And willed me her African gray parrot. What is the best way to get him used to me …and I him. As he used to bite her husband. What can I do to build a good relationship . I know nothing about birds. Thank you ( He […]

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My Grey Is Afraid Of Its Cage

My 21 year old African Grey has suddenly become afraid of being in her cage. I haven’t changed anything. I can’t see anything around the cage that looks different. What can I do?

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My budgie just comes to me for treats

I rescued my pet budgie just s month ago. It took him a week to come on to my hand for a treat. But every time he’s out of the cage and has finished his treat he just flies to a chair opposite a big mirror in our dining. He can sit on it practically […]

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getting a cockatiel

Hello! My name is David and ive been thinking about getting a pet cockatiel and I have done all the research about them that I could have done but I only have one question and that is that every year Im going on vacations for about three weeks and there is a breeder who can […]

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beginner bird?

Hello! I’m thinking about getting a bird, and I would really love to one day get a highly social parrot, however I’ve never owned a bird before so I want to take care of an easy beginner bird before I take in a parrot. Do you have any suggestions as to what “beginner” birds I […]

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Quarker parrot

I have just brought a 4 month old quaker parrot im a newbie at this when would be a good time to tame him and the best way

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Budgie taming

Hello, I recently got 2 young budgies and am trying to hand tame them. They began taking food from my hand right away, so I am trying to get them to perch on my index finger. No matter what enticing treat I offer, they avoid stepping onto my finger at all costs, then scoot away […]

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Quaker parrot

I got my Quaker parrot about 2 weeks ago I’ve tried everything to get him to stepp up nothing has worked , I let him out of his cage everyday a speak to him all the time but when he’s out the cage all he dose is fly he never wants to come see me […]

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Training help

I have 2 budgies. One budgie has lived with me a little bit longer than the other. I have read that you need to separate them while training. I’m currently training Blu (the budgie who has stayed with me for longer) and when he is alone, he is so sweet, and climbs up to my […]

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Cockateil hiding his head inside feeder on cage

I just purchased a cockateil about 2 weeks ago and she is 1 years old not hand raised and she’s hiding her head and sits a lot next to her feeder inside cage and then sticks her head in there for quite some time, she is defensive but is getting better, she’s very quiet and […]

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Bonding with bird

I’ve had a 3 year old green cheek conure for 14 months. I got him from a parrot rescue place, he was there for over a year. He does not like to be touched, at all! I did train him to “step up”, but he only tolerates me, then makes his great escape when I […]

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Training.

I’m getting a new bird in a few days and I’m so scared I’ll train it wrong! I don’t want to live 10 years with a cooped up bird because he doesn’t love me! I only trust you guys for training steps. Please help -Addison

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Biting

Hi, I just purchased a Lovebird a month ago from the local pet store. I was told that he was hand tamed when he/she came from the breeder three weeks before. My question is; How do I get my new Lovebird to stop biting and being aggressive?

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Rescued female

My cockatiel was a rescue from an attack in a park. She has been with us 6 weeks. She is happy but won’t come near my hand/finger. She’s been in the same 80cm square cage for 6 weeks. Should I let her out inside for a fly. She’s happier when the cage door is closed.

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Cockatiel

My cockatiel likes other people but he gets a little afraid around me. (He’s a rescue) He sometimes starts calling me whenever I leave the room, but when I come back, he looks scared, what should I do to help him no it’s okay?

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New cockatiel

Hi I got a cocktail a month ago from pet shop not hand reared, it didn’t take long for him to settle but how long on average does it take before he will sit on my finger. Also my partner is currently recovering from an opp so has been with him every day all day […]

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Young African Grey won’t step up

We have an 18 month old African Grey hen (she lives with our 4 year old male). When she came to us she would step up when she wanted to, ie if she ended up on the floor. Now she is able to climb and fly she will not step up at all, she either […]

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Chewing baseboards and quarter rounds

I have a 20 yr old nanday. He’s been allowed to chew baseboard (yellow birch), as it kept him from chewing me during mating months. I’ve moved into a new house new baseboards and he’s chosen them over the yellow birch these are pine. Can I use bitter lemon or something used for puppies to […]

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bird is afraid

Hi,my name is dua Khan and I have green cheek conure whose name is greeno I needed to talk about him.he is a very nice bird and tamed he steps up on my finger and comes to me when I call him but the thing is he sometimes bites very hard and also doesn’t let […]

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Budgie training

Hi, I have had my budgie for about a month now, I got her when she was 6 weeks, i think she was a bit younger, but she is very friendly, she’s used to my hand and jumps straight on when I put it in the cage, she steps up and loves a scritch but […]

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