by Chad Martinez
I have a new rose breasted cockatoo that has been very friendly but recently always wants to bite me if she is in or on top of her cage. She acts like she is scared of me. She will ruffle up her feathers and try to bite when I try to get her to step up. It is interesting because she will often step up for my partner who didnt even want anything to do with her at first because he is not much into animals but now she is often more friendly to him than me.
When he comes home she comes right over to him and even puts her foot up signaling she wants to step up on him. I dont like to use a glove because she gets scared. If she is any where but her cage she will step up for me and will rarely try biting me but if she is in the cage or on top she gets aggressive. What do I do to get her to stop biting and being so aggresive around her cage??