Parrot Forum Header Left  
Go Back   Parrot Forum - Parrot Owner's Community > Species Specific > Lovebirds

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 08-18-2019, 06:57 AM
ChocolateChipCookiez's Avatar
Senior Member
Parrots:
White-Faced Cockatiel {Cookie}
Join Date: Jan 2019
Location: Maldives, H.Dh Kulhudhuffushi
Thanks: 1,103
Thanked 471 Times in 215 Posts
ChocolateChipCookiez is on a distinguished road
Taming lovebirds

So, a friend of mine recently got 2 lovebirds. I believe she only had the lovebirds for 2 days now and she has gotten bitten on 2 occasions now. Both of the lovebirds live together and according to my friend, they sometimes attack each other (I did tell her to separate them).

She asked me for help to tame them and I'm not quite sure what to tell her.

Could any of you help me with this?
__________________
~Naz

Cookie
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 08-18-2019, 09:31 PM
wrench13's Avatar
Supporting Member
Parrots:
Yellow Shoulder Amazon, Salty
Join Date: Nov 2015
Location: long island, ny
Thanks: 340
Thanked 10,968 Times in 4,205 Posts
wrench13 is on a distinguished road
Re: Taming lovebirds

Lovebids ( and almost any parrot) are much harder to tame when there are 2 of them , raised together. They will naturally be more comfortable with each other ( the're birds afterall) than you. Common practice isto separate them in 2 cages, and take the timeto give each the needed out of cage time, one on one time, needed to get them tame. Not a lot of people have that much free time on their hands. 2-3 hours a day, every day is about right, more is better.

Owning parrots means you will at some point get bit, unless you're an expert at reading body lanfuage of your bird -that takes time to establish it. Even then parrots can get nippy during puberty andduring mating season.

Have your friend visit ushere, become a member - I am sure that they will find a lot of good info and even better friends here.
__________________
See ALL Salty's Parrot trick videos on our CaptNiceGuy Channel:
https://m.youtube.com/user/captniceg...8ZwKHVY_AsI%3D
AL & Salty - hard at work.

Follow Salty's 109 page lifestory thread:
http://www.parrotforums.com/amazons/...now-salty.html

The Crew:
Salty - YSA - hatched 8/15/15
Geri - Blond haired Queens wife , birthday unknown
Tinker - Cairn terrier, 4/15/08
Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to wrench13 For This Useful Post:
ChocolateChipCookiez (08-20-2019), Tami2  (10-02-2019)
Reply

Lower Navigation
Go Back   Parrot Forum - Parrot Owner's Community > Species Specific > Lovebirds

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Taming an IRN jensea Indian Ringnecks 6 12-03-2015 01:36 PM
Taming Lovebirds Lovebird Lovebirds 15 05-01-2014 10:25 AM
Taming Lovebirds Lovebird Lovebirds 14 02-15-2014 01:40 AM
Taming lovebirds Krisztian Lovebirds 4 01-18-2014 09:12 PM
Taming Jammin31 Conures 8 04-22-2012 06:23 PM



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.