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How old is your Cockatiel?

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by Dutchess, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. Dutchess

    Dutchess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello everyone, I have heard that Cockatiels can live up to 25 years old. I have a cockatiel that's 17 years old. How old is the oldest cockatiel, does anyone know? [​IMG]
     
  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    This guy hatched on Halloween 1988
     
  3. Desirai

    Desirai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 hens, Gabriella (Gabi) hatched in June-ish of 2003. I've had her since September 2003.
    Willow hatched March 13th 2008, I've had her since July of 2008 :)
     
  4. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    This guy will be 23 years old June 21.
    In N.H.,Tony.[​IMG]
     
  5. BudgieBoy

    BudgieBoy Out Of The Brooder

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    My cockatiel Henry hatched around June 2007, meaning he's coming up on his 5th birthday. I know that's not as impressive as a 23 year old, but I first started coming home to him when I was still in high school, and now I'm getting married and bringing him with me. Time sure flies; I have pictures of him sitting in my hand at just a couple days old. I hope he lives as long as the cockatiels you guys have; he's a great little buddy.
     
  6. Nambroth

    Nambroth Fud Lady

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    My childhood pet cockatiel lived to be 'at least' 26 years old. She was an adult when I got her, so her true age is unknown... but she was over 26.
     
  7. Milk Glass Chicky

    Milk Glass Chicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine was around six months old when I bought him in October 2007 (I bought him at PetSmart, which I won't be doing the next time I buy a bird), so I suppose it's his fifth birthday this month! [​IMG]Currently in his coconut toy contentedly saying, "blur" every so often.
     
  8. BoboFarm

    BoboFarm New Egg

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    Our Papa Bird was hatched around October/November 1988. So that makes him 23! He's been with my husband since the beginning of 1989. He's a very cool bird! We also have Sassy who joined our family in July 2005. Her name says it all [​IMG]

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    Papa is on the left and Sassy is on the right.
     
  9. PEACEDARLA

    PEACEDARLA New Egg

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    My birds name was Topper and he was 31 years old. I had my first longer than my kids, my eldest is 27. He passed away yesterday. I will love him forever. #birdlove #peaceandlove #peacedarla
     
  10. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Oh I am so sorry for your loss!! [​IMG] It is never easy to lose them. Especially when they have been with you as long as your Topper. I hope your heavy heart heals soon. [​IMG]
     

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