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Old 06-20-2017, 11:01 AM
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Re: Can someone tell me what this means?

new perches and toys like everyone else has said. Not dowel perches though, look for natural branch ones to keep the feet comfy. If possible get a bigger cage (you will never find one big enough I can assure you!) move the cage into a nice corner so he can see if someone is going to come near him and not suddenly appear.

Now for the big things.

1. Slow right down! You've got easily the rest of your life with him so just calm down, he's going to be extremely scared and upset right now and just needs to chill out for a while.

2. Don't wrap him in a towel. That's as terrifying as can get for a bird. being enclosed like that means they're about to be lunch in the wild.

3. Go back to stage one with him. Focus for now on getting him to eat treats from your hand. This may take days weeks even months but it's vital. Then move on to stepping up with a stick or t-stand. If they don't do it every time you ask within a 10 minute session then they're not ready for the next step which is to go onto your hand.

It's an extremely long process but worth it
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