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Old 08-24-2013, 10:18 PM
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Can you use Formula as a training treat?

Hi

I got my Eclectus parrot a week ago and I'm trying to train him but he doesn't seem to be overly interested in any food I'm giving him, so isn't enthusiastic with the training. He's still weaning and Formula seems to be the only thing he get's excited for.

I'm just wondering if I could use his feeding times as training times? Making him 'work' for his formula? Or could that potentially cause issues? (He's in the stages of weaning so is eating some other food... I've cut out lunch feed and working on cutting morning feed)
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Re: Can you use Formula as a training treat?

I've heard of trainers using formula as a means to train young parrots, but never done it myself so I don't have any recommendations really. I can't say if it's a good or bad thing.
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