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There is a very essential difference between "domesticated" and "tame". An animal that is "domesticated" was intentionally bred by humans over many generations to ensure a safe food supply that doesn't rely on hunting or to exploit other characteristics (like rodent control by cats). This process takes many generations bred in ...


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You can dispose of the eggs immediately, but the female might lay replacement eggs. That can be unhealthful for the female, since egg-laying drains calcium and can even weaken bones. To prevent her from laying replacements, get some dummy eggs. When you take the real eggs, replace them with dummies. Warm the dummies in your closed palm first and she should ...


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When a feather is pulled out, it takes 3 to 6 months for it to fully regrow. If it takes longer then it is due to his condition of life. To accelerate the growth of its feathers you must improve its condition of life. I don't know the conditions under which you live with your bird, but here are the different points to which you must pay attention and which ...


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First of all, it is important to recognize the signs of an overheating bird: He breathes Ford with the beak open He holds his wings away from his body It can end up on the ground It keeps the plumage plated He behaves in a stressed manner Reading you, I see that you have already caught some good reflexes. However, they are careful not to force-bathe their ...


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This what we did when we had the first parakeet (as advised by the seller): Keep it inside the bird cage for at least one week, so he starts to feel it as "home". Interact with home as wished, but do not release him. He will also learn that the cage is the place where the food is. When you release the bird in the room, confine it to only one room ...


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It can take a long time for two birds to love each other and tolerate the presence of the other. It can range from a few days to several years! Above all, you must not force the birds to get along and let them move at their own pace. What you can do is wait until they get along better and then start putting the male in the female's cage (it will no longer be ...


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Ringneck parakeets molt just once a year. Clipped feathers are replaced like any others, at the next molt. Since your bird's feathers were clipped seven months ago, there is nothing to worry about yet. If the feathers do not grow back a year after they were clipped, consult an avian veterinarian. The diet you are giving your bird is varied and should be fun ...


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I reached out to my vet about this, and his answer was: I am not too concerned about the increase in naps during the day as long as she is otherwise doing well. It seems like she is eating well and acting fine otherwise. Sometimes, conures can sleep more when they are molting. They can also sleep more if they are a little more stressed than usual; if there ...


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It isn't surprising that your bird is upset, since she's still very young and is in a completely new place without her previous family. I've had new cockatiels who screamed when they were new to my home. It takes a lot of time, patience and--especially--attention while she builds a bond with you and feels secure in knowing that you will not leave her. The ...


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The way I understand, you have her for only a few days / weeks. That is usually too short for the bird to learn to trust you and befriend you. On the other hand (if the video is with your bird, not something random from the net) the bird is actually trying to communicate with you. If you do not understand whatever she is saying, it is your problem :) Joke ...


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I could not choose which of your options is the best for your circumstances. First: the size for one pair should be minimum 45cm x 80cm at the ground. This is only suitable if they have 4 hours free flying in the room per day! If you think about breeding and do not give all little ones away, then you should include this in the new cage size early. The ...


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The food that a baby needs depends on its age. Parent doves produce a special slurry of food that is often called 'pigeon milk', and baby doves will need this food until they are grown well enough so that their feathers are well developed. (I have had some babies who bothered their parents for food even when they were as large as their parents, and the ...


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I am also a parrot owner and I will try to help you out. First off, birds can become depressed in many ways. So it will probably be difficult to figure out what is causing them to be depressed. If you cannot figure out why, I recommend you take your bird to an avian vet for a check up. Birds could change personality because of sickness. In the meanwhile, you ...


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The best way to remedy the bird's decreased aggressiveness is to try to find the source of its aggressiveness. It could be due to the disappearance of his friend but the aggressiveness could also be due to his teenage period (it depends on his age) or the breeding season (depends on the season). Be careful that this is not for a medical reason, because when ...


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