new parrot tommorow :)

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by PaigeHgibson, May 6, 2011.

  1. PaigeHgibson

    PaigeHgibson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well going to Gillmans tommorow and they have breeder parrots for sale as well as chickens and other poultry , i am great at taming down breeder parrots I have proof [​IMG] 1 sunconure , 1 blue crown, several tiels, ringneck keet , all extremely tame and loving and enjoying their newfound freedom LOL
    i am checking out

    1 indian ringneck
    1 green cheek
    2 blue crowns
    2 sunday conures
    and possibly a goffins [​IMG] ( he will be my first choice )

    keeping my fingers crossed about the goffins [​IMG]



    My baby [​IMG] a rescue and cuddle bug

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    2 former breeders after a shower [​IMG] they look like drowned rats
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  2. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want a goffin. There so cute! And my little hahns needs a buddy to talk to. [​IMG]

    Good luck with getting them!
     
  3. PaigeHgibson

    PaigeHgibson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Picked up a 20 year old "mean as a snake " blue crown , He is a cuddle bug and a sweet baby
     
  4. ScissorChick

    ScissorChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ...Pictures? [​IMG]
     
  5. paramedic07

    paramedic07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that is so not fair. i'm thinkin adopting a former breeder will be my only shot a getting a timneh african grey. do tell you neutral room secrets to taming them.
     
  6. PaigeHgibson

    PaigeHgibson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you can kinda tell when you get them if they will tame down , alot of breeder parrots were hand-fed pets , this guy belonged to a woman and she had to go to a nursing home and then her kids
    paramedic07
    didnt want to keep him so they sold him to a dealer ,the dealer sold him, so on and then he ended up at the trade show and i knew he was special
    by the kissy noises he made when he saw me


    Here are my taming tips

    #1 . lots of food , alot of irresponsible or just clueless breeders who are breeding for profit
    feed sunflower seed only diets - Mine love pasta, canalope, baby food , apple

    #2 sweet talk , they love the attention

    #3 showers , they love showers with a misting bottle ( dollar tree )

    #4 toys

    #5 DON'T FORCE A BIRD TO STEP UP OR BE HELD they will do it on their own time , most bites are fear based not aggression

    you could get a second hand bird of Craigslist even a timmneh [​IMG]



    I have always been kinda a bird whisperer and my birds are free flight most have come from bad situations or have been neglected so they relish the attention and care [​IMG] If you have anymore ?s please PM me [​IMG]
     
  7. Nambroth

    Nambroth Fud Lady

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    Quote:Why not rescue? Just a few moments in google provided lots of rescues in Arizona... rescuing can be great because you can foster a bird and make sure it will fit into your household before making a (50+ year) commitment! [​IMG]

    http://www.tarafoundation.com/index.html

    http://www.arizonaexoticbirdrescue.org/

    http://www.thefeatherednest.org/

    http://www.the-oasis.org/

    There are probably more. [​IMG]


    "Taming" parrots is really about earning trust and learning to read your birds body language. [​IMG]

    EDIT:

    Oops! Completely misread your location. I'm sorry! What a silly thing for me to do. I need some coffee this morning!
    Lets see:

    AR rescue:

    http://www.pamperedparrotsrescue.com/

    Sometimes when you live in an area without many rescues (as I do) you have to poke around and look at surrounding states. Also check out Petfinder; sometimes parrots end up in 'normal' humane shelters and such. [​IMG] You can do a search based on your zip code.
     
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  8. paramedic07

    paramedic07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Believe me I've tried. I keep running up empty.
     

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