Strange male cockatiels

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by guineahen14, Jun 18, 2010.

  1. guineahen14

    guineahen14 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two 13 year old males, one 11 month old male and one 3 year old female cockatiel. None of the males like the female, they chase her away from them in their cage and when they are out of the cage they don't want her around. I feel sorry for her, she is the bottom of the pecking order. I would like to have one male be her mate but she has been around almost 3 years and it doesn't seem like it will happen. They are all kept in a very large aviary cage.
     
  2. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    I'd say the older ones have bonded with each other, not leaving room for a female. I'd take the 11 month old and the female and place them in a cage together, without the other ones and see what happens. He's not old and set in his ways like the older ones are. You may even get some pretty babies out of the deal.
     
  3. guineahen14

    guineahen14 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, I will try it.
     

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