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Cockatiel age span

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by LemonDoodles, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. LemonDoodles

    LemonDoodles Chirping

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    My dad has this Cockatiel that is 30 years old. Yes, THIRTY. He is super healthy and vivacious and looks great. We looked up the average life span and found it to be 15-20. Crazy. Little dude found the Fountain of Youth and is hogging it all for himself.

    Has anyone heard of one living this long?
     

  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

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    Wikipedia said the average lifespan for a cockateil is 15-20 years. But there are reports of them living past 30. Your dad must take excellent care of his bird [​IMG]
     
  3. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Crowing

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    Cockatiels live forever! [​IMG]
     
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    This fella hatched Halloween 1988:

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  5. Tony K T

    Tony K T Crowing

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    This guy is 24 years old.I got him when he was 7 weeks old.
    In N.H.,Tony.[​IMG]
     

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