bird bonding

by Terrell
(California)

i have this new bird ita a parrot conurde i hope i spell it rite but any way i tried to pick it up it tried to bite me. but i leave it in the cage his name is ferris the bird. i sing say hello it respond n the cage my queston i am axiouse in wantin to bond quicker with my bird help help.

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Sep 02, 2011
bird bonding
by: Linda

Your bird will need to be handtamed and trained, and this takes much time and lots of learning and effort for you. Before any training of any kind, your bird has to be examined and cleared for infections by an Avian Vet in your area. California is full of Avian Vets, so find one and get your bird in there. ALL birds coming from pet stores and most breeders are either sick with an infection or are incubating one, so your bird's health has to be taken care of before any training.

Bonding takes time because birds have to learn to trust us. Their trust is earned and not freely given, so you are just a stranger to him and if he is also sick, then your efforts are making him feel worse.

Parrots are not wind up toys we can immediately play with. They ARE highly intelligent, emotional, feeling creatures who need you to understand them and take care of them. Do some reading and study about your bird and what he needs to be happy and healthy. There is lots to learn, and the learning goes on for a lifetime, so you best get started.

Linda

Sep 02, 2011
lovebird bonding
by: Anonymous

Well for myself n my lovebird it happened quickly, but I was told that you should put your hand in the cage and just hold it there until your bird sees that your not a threat. Just relax n he will too. It takes time

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