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Forum: Budgies/Parakeets Today, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By fiddlejen
Re: Advice about getting a second budgie

Is your budgie a hand-fed or otherwise pre-handled budgie, or is he a standard petstore parent-raised budgie? What about the potential budgie #2 ?
Forum: Conures Yesterday, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 124
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: New job changing birds sleep schedule.

My tips might not be so good for the change away from the recent lots-of-quality-time schedules our birbs have all been able to enjoy. This is more for going-forward once the re-set of reality has...
Forum: Parrot Food, Recipes and Diet Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: Onion Danger? ??

They definitely did Not come in contact. Frozen Chopped onions from Market Basket always have a very strong onion smell, normally I put them inside like 2 additional plastic bags before I put them in...
Forum: Photo Of The Month Contest Yesterday, 03:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,583
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: August 2020 POTM Contest

Oh, look at that smile on his face!
Forum: Parrot Food, Recipes and Diet Yesterday, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 81
Posted By fiddlejen
Onion Danger? ??

OKay so as I understand, Onions are a big no-no for the birds due to potential toxin.

There is a package of seeds that I stored in the Freezer and it has picked up freezer smell of ONions. ...
Forum: Questions and Answers Yesterday, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 248
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: Flat screen TV.... how do you keep your birb off?

Well my birds have shown No interest in landing on my freestanding flat tv BUT I would certainly advise AGAINST this idea. Strongly Against. I am sure there is an easy, much better solution, that...
Forum: Questions and Answers 08-06-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: Questions about new bird (outside bird to inside?)

IF your only choice for a bird is going to be a non-handled Aviary bird, which you will want to tame, then I suspect you are correct that the younger the better. (EXCEPT as already noted make sure...
Forum: Conures 08-05-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: Help, ive got a new conure that is aggressive

Also, not knowing what kind or size of cage you have -- at some point when you upgrade, you want to look for a cage with a full-height or almost-full-height door. Much easier to coax a bird in or out...
Forum: Conures 08-05-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: Help, ive got a new conure that is aggressive

It sounds like he could benefit from what is called "Target Training." Look it up -- specifically, Target TRaining for Birds. You can go as far or as not-far with it as you desire but the principles...
Forum: Conures 08-05-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: Baby GCC 'begging' and incessant beeping, but only with my husband

Aww so cute! To me they just seem like cute little "please pay attention to me" cute noises.
Forum: Conures 08-05-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: Need help, bird is upsetting whole family

What a very difficult situation.

IF IF you were to not-keep this bird... do you have someone in mind whom you know they could care for it? Or would you be just taking it to an animal rescue or...
Forum: Budgies/Parakeets 08-04-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,556
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: New Buggie has a weird beak

I suggest asking to speak with the vet to find out whether they realistically could have caught this MacroRhabdiosis in the few days you had them (although from that definition I'm thinking, Not?)...
Forum: Budgies/Parakeets 08-04-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,556
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: New Buggie has a weird beak

It seems to say NOT aerosolized toxin. It says inanition (lack of nutrition) leading to cardiopulmonary shock (basically the heart gave out)... all DUE TO MACRORHABDIOSIS.

googled: What is...
Forum: Cockatiels 08-04-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: My untamed cockatiel got spooked while training this morning.

Oh one more note. As noted above, you are only at Day 6 and you are Still Good to proceed forward.

BUT -- indeed birds actually DO hold grudges and they Will Sulk.

Now is a good time to...
Forum: Cockatiels 08-04-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: My untamed cockatiel got spooked while training this morning.

Yes, take encouragement from this. The first few days seem like forever but really birds live a long time and the past 6 days were just a drop in the bucket to her.

So, start over again withOut...
Forum: Macaws 08-04-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 241
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: In Need of Advice

Thank you for adopting him. :)
Forum: General Health Care 08-04-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: Safety device to block smoke?

I don't know if it will keep them "safe" but I would strongly recommend getting a HEPA-type air-filter (or possibly several!) to use wherever the birds are located.

My airfilters, on the inside,...
Forum: Conures 08-03-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: Baby GCC 'begging' and incessant beeping, but only with my husband

I get the idea that conures are known for sleeping oddly, to the point that it is almost a cliche. Or even a webcomic:

https://i.redd.it/zo60mzzkt4251.jpg
Forum: Conures 08-03-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: black capped conure's strange coloring?

Or.... perhaps your baby is the first of a new color mutation? (Every different color variant has to Start Somewhere, right? ) :) Your bird certainly is beautiful!
Forum: Photo Of The Month Contest 08-03-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,583
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: August 2020 POTM Contest

OH so supercute!
Forum: Do It Yourself 08-03-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: Trusted websites for buy bird stuff

I don't know whether they Do or Don't deliver to Canada. But I highly Highly recommend "Avian Naturals."

https://aviannaturals.com/store/

They have bird toys, and supplies to make bird toys,...
Forum: New Members Welcome 08-03-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: New Conure parents

You will want to work on Bite-Pressure Training with him as early as possible. Basically, engage him in beak-play. Remembering, since birds use their claws to stand, they often use their beaks as...
Forum: New Members Welcome 08-02-2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: New Conure parents

Obviously I don't know the layout of your home so this might or might not be helpful.

For myself, my house is long and the birds are located far away from the kitchen.

I know in Some...
Forum: Rescue Centres 08-02-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,908
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: Considering rehoming 2 Amazon yellow naps

I think you are right to be concerned.
Forum: Conures 08-01-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By fiddlejen
Re: A question for seasoned sun conure owners.

Thank you for writing this. This is a perfect explanation & everyone who has a bird should read it.
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