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Im planning on getting a friend for my male cockatiel, any cage/toys recommendations would be appreciated. Also would it be better to get him a male or female friend?
We call him 'Chimmi with the peet'
Just curious what different people do with their birds. It’s hard to go away when you look after one as it’s not the same as when you have dog/cat and they can go to a dog/cat hotel
What are ways to make an aggressive cockatiel less aggressive? My cockatiel Juno is "cage bound" and doesn't wanna leave his cage or play with his toys. I got him out today and he bit me twice and drew blood. I clipped his wings to try to make it easier to take him out, he's still out currently. In the cage he's friendlier and will talk to me, but once hands are involved he's opposite of friendly. Even with slow movments and treats. Would getting him a friend make it easier? I'm going to a bird fair next month.
My tiel loves to pick at ants and eat them whenever he sees them on the floor in my house. Are they safe for him to eat or should I discourage his behavior?
As mentioned in the title. She has absolutely no problem with us hand feeding her, I can put my hands into her cage to rearrange toys, wipe off perches etc. with her being in there and she just watches me and is fine. We can almost touch our noses to her beak and she doesn't mind. We put a perch right outside the cage door, so she can step outside. She does that with us sitting right next to it and we already taught her that she only gets seeds out there out of our hands. So if we have our hand there with seeds, she immediately comes out. She also just hangs out there, chatters, preens and relaxes. She has went on multiple adventures walking around in the living room exploring and we can walk around her and she doesn't mind. She has sat on our hands a few times but that happened more randomly and every time we actively try to get her to step up, she walks away. We're a little at a loss on what to do because it seems like she does feel content and comfortable with us and she does everything that is recommended before getting them to step up. So any tips on how to go about it would be greatly appreciated!