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found bird

Hi I found a cockatiel this morning and have taken it home. I think its a young bird but how do i tell the sex of the bird. I have put a alert on FB to see if anybody as lost one.

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Budgie cage

What is the minimum cage size for a single budgie which is out of the cage for one or two hours a day. Is 19×14×22(lenght×depth×height) inches too big for a single budgie which can fly out of the cage for 1 or 2 hours a day.

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Cockatiel

My male bird , about 18months old has become vicious just recently…by this I mean when he’s out for his fly (wing not cut) he will stand on a lounge chair hunched up and leap at me beak open and fly at me. I have managed to turn and he lands on my back . […]

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Red and Yellow Feathers

I have a red head Mexican Amazon that looks like new feathers are coming out but yellow, it doesn’t look right. The feathers don’t look soft comb back like the rest of the red feathers the yellow feathers are small and standing up. Do Red Head Amazon birds have yellow feather also?

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Breeding Cockatiels

My cockatiels are active but they are not showing any signs of breeding. They have mated and alligned there breeding nest . But they didn’t lay eggs. Now they are spending whole time inside breeding box.

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Lovebirds

Can you put multiple breeder pairs in one cage? Can you have more than one female in with a male? Or do they only pair with one female only? Ty

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Not sitting on eggs anymore

The nest box got all wet when it rained one day and my cockatiels were not able to sit on the eggs so i removed the box, eggs and the nesting material and let everything dry for a day and now when I’ve placed everything back, the birds have abandoned the eggs. What should l […]

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bonding

How long does it take for 2 parakeets to bond with me (owner)?

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Two cockatiels

I’m going to handrear two baby cockatiels. I want to handrear them separately and keep them in separate cages when they are older… I really want each cockatiel to choose me over each other and interact from time to time without forming a closer bond than with me. Can they be kept in the same […]

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life span

what is the life span of a Jenday Conure

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Wont eat vegetables

I can I get my Amazon parrot to eat more vegetables. He is eating just a couple kinds of fruit.

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Preventing egg laying in a female cockatiel

Hello. I have couple of questions that you might be able to answer for me since most avian forums are dead it seems. I have an older female cockatiel that a elderly woman decided she didn’t want anymore. I had her about 5 years now but only until two to three years ago she started […]

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Blue and gold machaws

For months they go in and out in nestbox..but no eggs..it is a mature pair..they had already feed each other..but not mating..what could be the problem.

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Floor cleaning

Have heard that certain scents are harmful to parrots. What can I use to clean and deoderize laminate wood flooring that won’t harm my African Grey?

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Canary sleeping

Hello I have a female canary in a cage alone, no partner’ a few months of age My question She keeps sleeping in her food bowl Also sometimes when she is just sitting there She breathes heavily, feathers fluffed up but her beak is closed Only in night time, during the day she is fine […]

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Laid eggs

My cockatiels have laid eggs about 2 wks ago. They have both been sitting on the eggs. They take turns and seemed to be doing what they are suppose to do. Today all of a sudden the male started attacking the female. I was able to get her out of the cage for awhile while […]

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color change

My parakeet/budgie tail feathers are changing colors from soft whitish yellow to grey. They look almost as if they are just dirty from dragging the tail, except that the greying seems to be also along the scallops edges the wing feathers on top of her back. The last time she molted a long tail feather […]

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