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loss and interaction in a separate room 
Hello! I have one parakeet who just recently lost her older cage mate. She is grieving and very skittish.I never hand trained my birds, I gave them each …

can i seperate my budgies 
hi i have a pair of budis that have bred in a home envoirment,last year, but this year she has chucked the eggs out and wont let the male get near to her …

Loss of feathers 
I am a temporary home for a cockatiel that has lost all feathers on its breast and under its wings. It did not come from a good home but has been displaced …

Do we have to cut our birds wings? 
Hi Elizabeth!! Do we have to cut a cockateils birds wing?

What should i feed my cockateil bird healthy fruits or vegtable's? 
Hi Elizabeth!! I have a cockateil bird and do you know what fruits or vegtables it eats.

How do I get my budgies to produce babies? 
First of all, congratulations on your blog. It is very informative and easy to understand. I have two budgies - a mother and son. The white female has …

Baby parakeet with no mother. 
Hi, I may be getting some parakeet eggs as a class project for my high school class. Being one of the students I wanted to learn all I can before doing …

cockatiel behavior? 
i have two cockatiels. a male and female ( from how they look) well the male one is always fighting with the female, for example, they have their own tree …

Egg Laying? 
I have a female cockatiel and she is about 2 years old and i have never found eggs in the cage. There is no place to comfortably lay an egg.I would like …

budgie eggs (urgent help - please) 
Hello, I have three budgies, two females together and one male on his own in the cage, they are all in the same room, I have recently noticed that one …

how to stop aggressive female indian ringneck 
hi, there. i have 2 indian ringnecks. one is male, who i have had since he was a baby, about 2 years ago. about a year ago, i heard of a female indian …

How do I tame my lovebirds? 
I recently bought 2 lovebirds for my kids. The pet store was going out of business and they only had 2 lovebirds left. They were in the same cage and are …

compare african grey parrots to yellow headed amazone 
do african grey parrots have more talking skills than amazon yellow headed amazone?

Jo needs a home 
We have rescued a beautiful sulphur crested cockatoo (male we think) from our neighbour who's speciality is cruelty to animals. Could any one steer us …

Sulphur Crested Cockatoo chases me to bite my boots. 
Hi, I have recently acquired a Major Sulphur Crested Cockatoo. I had a "word" with it's owners whilst on holiday because it was being contained in a …

Help with my bird please  
Iv adopted a Senegal parrot we think he is 2-3 years old he does not talk. Will we still be able to teach him or is it to late. Also should he have a mirror …

To separate male and female baby budgies 
Mr and Mrs Budgie are looking after 4 new hatchlings. When they are old enough to feed themselves, should we separate male from female to avoid any interbreeding? …

Why aren't they breeding? 
Hi, I have two male English budgies who are brothers, and two regular female parakeets in a large cage. They all get along and are doing well together. …

Can Two Female Cockatoos Live Together? 
Can I put two female cockatoos together? My cockatoo (I think she's female) is 21 and is a rescue. I've had her for 11 years. My friend has a female cockatoo …

feeding parrotlets 
in process of growing my garden the brussel sprouts didnt grow except for big leaves i was wondering if i could feed my parrotlets them and how

Please help!!!! :0 !!!!! 
I have 7 budgies in our aviary( 2 boys and 5 girls)they have been breeding and some of the girls have started laying eggs. they have finished fighting …

bird behavior 
My female cockatiel just laid an egg. I was wondering if our male was the father would she attack him and not let him by her or the cage ? There is no …

Newer cockatiel causing old one to be aggressive toward mate 
Hi, About a month ago, I adopted an older male cockatiel who was very neglected, and I already own 1 male and 1 female cockatiel. Well, after I first …

male ringneck attacking his mate 
we have a 5 years old female ringneck and a 3 year old male ringneck and they have been together for 3 years since he was a baby, recently he has lost …

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What are they 
In my neighbor's backyard is a pair of exotic type birds. They think they may have gotten loose from someone during the tornado. They are smaller than …

Baby at bottom of cage Mom looks like attacking baby - URGENT 
My baby budgie hatched on June 19 and today it fell out of the nesting box to the bottom of the cage July 3rd. The mom & dad were freaking out so I took …

Is kiwi the kakariki a boy or a girl? 
Hi, can somebody help me to find out is kiwi is a girl or boy please? I adopted him about two weeks ago, the breeder gave him away because kiwi has …

Budgies and cold weather 
Hi Does the weather make any difference to budgies. I had 5 out side in a large cage and temp has dropped to 4 degrees over night and two have died. Do …

I need advice. I think he's lonely. 
I purchased my cockatiel jordy about 7 years ago. I tamed him myself and taught him things to say. I would have been 11 years old so I had the time to …

How do I get my cockatoo to play with its toys? 
I actually have many questions, but here are the most pressing two. I have a male sulpher crested cockatoo that is about 18 months old, which my boyfriend …

Amazon or African grey? 
i currently have a cockatiel to learn about having a pet bird. i am talking about possibly getting one of these in a couple of years and am wondering …

young first time pair lay eggs but break them  
ihave a 1 year old hen and a 6 month old male pair that have layed 2 eggs first but a stray male got into nest box and hen had fight with it in box and …

two budgies together, want to add another 
Hello, I have been reading your site and I think it is very helpful for the novice! I have two 2 month old budgies, one wild type smaller male and an …

Ringnecked amazon parakeet problem 
Hello, i have a three year old ringnecked amazon parakeet. It has blue plumege and is a male. I have had quite some trouble with him over the years, and …

new addition 
Hi I have a male cockatiel also a male budgie, both are out all day till late evening when they both go into their own cages. They do squabble a little …

what food should we give for a budgie 
hi i am varun of chennai,tamilnadu,india.i have a budgie who is 1 year and six months old.his growth is late compared to other budgies,he had broken his …

How do we care for our hatched cockatiel eggs? 
Our cockatiels (ages 5 and 6)laid eggs for their first time. They have a clutch of 5. We have no idea what or how to care for them. I know it takes 18-25 …

2 male cockatiels and 1 female? 
I currently have one male cockatiel, and I have had him for a good 6 years now, and unfortunately, he lost his mate back in December (we miss her dearly.) …

My pet Cockatiel just laid one egg? 
Hello I am writing because like my female cockatiel, lady, just laid one egg. She has her mate, soloman, as well in the cage with her. So far everything …

Why does my umbrella too pick his feathers so much? 
My 6 yr old umbrella has started picking his feathers a lot. Almost seems like a nervous behavior. He has picked his leg till it bleeds at times. Only …

Social inter action with 14 yr old African Senegal 
How do 14 yr old African senegal parrots do with new families?

When to Feed Pellets to a Young Cockatiel? 
How old does a young cockatiel have to be, to be introduced to seeds or pellets? My cockatiel is about 7 weeks old. I am raising him with a dropper. Is …

Budgie won't share seeds. 
Hi my name is Michelle, my boyfriend and I bought a budgie last year for our existing budgie to bond with. We can see there is obvious tension between …

Biting umbrella cockatoo 
Hi, i just purchased a umbrella cockatoo, she is two years old, i`ve been giving her a lot of attention out of her cage,shes been so loving,likes to be …

What kind of parrot to buy?? 
I just had some parrot questions and was wondering if you could help me? I am going to be purchasing a parrot. I am looking for a smaller parrot that …

Buying a Senegal..... 
Hi ~ I have had the Red Breasted Parrot similar to the Senegal and would like to purchase one again. The breeders I've talked to don't have any and don't …

getting along with dogs. 
We have a friend who wants us to take his cockatoo. He's friendly. We have two yorkies who barked a lot at our cockatiel and were wondering if they would …

biting 
my conure has formed a dislike to my husbands left hand. he will cuddle with his right hand, but tries to attach his left hand whenever he can. has anyone …

I'm afraid of my umbrella cockatoo 
I love my umbrella cockatoo, I've had him about 7 years and he's 15 going on 16 years old. In the past 3 to 6 months he started getting more agressive. …

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possesive male with eggs 
Hello my mother has two cockatiels male/female and the female laid an egg. The male has been taking care of the egg for the last 3 days. Ever time the …

HELP 
I want to teach my bird cool tricks but he just bites me. what do i do?

Cockatiel keeps laying eggs 
Hi there! My female lutino cockatiel keeps laying eggs. She had about 2 clutches already, and they all had 4 eggs. This time, one of the eggs was dented, …

budgies 
i have taken on 3 budgies one is 6 weeks old the other 2 are 8 weeks old the old man who bred them died is it ok to have the 3 of them in one cage

Will Lory and Lorikeet mate? 
Reader Question: Lory and Lorikeet Bird Mating My male rainbow lorikeet had a mate but lost her when she prolapsed after laying 2 eggs. They say she …

Poem for Norm 
A mother holds her newborn son, counts tiny fingers, a new life has begun. The son she adores is so close with his mom, she will always treasure …

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