How to play with a 5-6 week old ringneck and tame them

by Diana

Hi i have 2 ringnecks and they are 5-6 weeks old and its my first time looking after them and i just wanna ask how do we play with them and tame they?? And also wen they are this young do we clip theirs nails or file them Can you give my some tips please thanks!!

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Jan 07, 2014
nail clipping
by: Alex

DO NOT file or clip your birds nails.

Any clipping or filing must be done by an avian vet.

IF we file or clip, we run a high risk or going too far up and causing them to bleed and be in constant pain.

In humans we have no blood in the nails outside of the nail bed. Birds have blood running through,most of the visible nail.

Jan 06, 2014
How to play with a 5-6 week old ringneck and tame it
by: Anonymous

Thankyou and can I ask you one more question how to we play with them ???

Jan 06, 2014
Training baby ringneck parakeets
by: Tracie

First of all, do research on this breed so that you understand their general personality traits. Learn what their body language is telling you, so that you can respect when they want to be left alone and not forced to do anything that will anger them or scare them.

We have some training articles at this Parrot Training page link that will help you with general training.

Make sure you are feeding your birds high quality pellets, not colored pellets or cheap pellets that are full of chemicals. Feed less seed and treats than pellets, and do NOT feed them human table foods that have chemicals, sugar or fat in them.

Stick with tiny amounts of organic fruits and veggies that are bird safe. I have this Toxic / Non-toxic for birds list on this site, and there are many others on the Internet.

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