Looking for starling as a pet

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pathusse, Feb 18, 2017.

  1. pathusse

    pathusse New Egg

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    Thank you. I am Pat from Massachusetts. I am looking for a,starling for a pet. Thank you
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I don't know if it is legal to have one as a pet. I know some folks say they can be good talkers
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  4. Talithahorse

    Talithahorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Because they are considered an invasive species, the laws tend to be pretty loose but I would definitely check them out first. Sometimes you can hook up with a rehab group who are almost always looking for people to raise baby birds but even some of them won't take starlings. They are fun to raise and will follow you around for quite a while after launching. A very special starling named Hombre was the reason I got into bird research and ultimately took me to International Science and Engineering Fair in my youth.... (Chickens were just a natural progression...)
     
  5. whoop whoop

    whoop whoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC, must it be a starling? [​IMG] could you think of a Myna? they chatter all day and talk to you I can send you some of mine lol I have thousands.

    Enjoy BYC
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Hi Pat, it's nice to have you here!
     
  7. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens! Thanks for joining, I'm sure you'll love it here! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    Howdy Pat [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Pat, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Best wishes and thanks for joining! [​IMG]
     
  10. pathusse

    pathusse New Egg

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    Thank you everyone for letting me join. Mynah birds are my dream but their very expensive.
     

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