Military Macaw became violent

by Anita
(Big cabin ok)

We have a Military Macraw about 25 to 27 years old. Has always been my husband's bird they get along famously. Recently he has gotten increastly loud and violent. Has never bit my husband but in the last several week has bitten him several times and some of them have been quite deep. Nothing else has changed he gets alot of time and alot of attention. He also squaks to the point we can not be in the same room let alone same house at time. Any Ideas........ Or is he just old

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Feb 29, 2012
Macaw suddenly biting
by: Tracie

Several things are possible.

It could be that something has changed with your husband, but you didn't know it would upset your bird. If your husband switched after shave, cut his hair differently or started wearing a hat etc., it could upset your bird.

It could be that your bird is going through a hormonal stage.

It could be that your bird is feeling ill and grumpy. He may be trying to communicate this to you.

Because you don't know why he is upset, please Find an Avian Vet to examine your bird to make sure it is not an illness, infection or disease causing this behavior.

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