blue and gold macaw

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    Blue and Gold Macaw Tips?

    so this is my first post on here as i literally just found this forum about 30 minutes ago so be nice but i need some help with a 18 year old female blue and gold macaw. (pictures attached) the conditions here are a little specific so i haven’t been able to find anything super super useful...
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    1995 blue and gold macaw and a ruby macaw

    In 1991 bought a three week old blue and gold macaw hatchling from a reputable Chicagoland breeder (named Atha). I continue to hand feed the little miracle until we weaned him off of formula. Naturally, Rio (that was his name) bonded to both me and my mother, who helped take care of him, but in...
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    New Macaw Owner!

    Hello all, Very excited to introduce myself as a brand new baby macaw owner. Yesterday my fiance and I bought a 5 month old baby B&G. He (Barry) is so precious, he is an absolute love bug! We are so happy, we have both wanted a parrot since we were small children! We recently bought our...
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    inexperienced macaw owner

    Hello there, I need advice.. I recently bought a blue and gold macaw from a breeder (about 3ish months old) the problem is that I am inexperienced at the moment and I had little to no help from the breeder at all which I initially thought was gonna walk me through the whole process of raising...
  5. _Eleven_

    I brought home a blue and gold macaw

    Hello everyone! I'm new to this website, but that is not the case yesterday I brought home a blue and gold macaw with all my allowance, and I named him/her Eleven. (Yes I named it from stranger things my favorite show). And now I put it on my stand (because I don't have a cage yet) and speaking...
  6. Valyndris

    Jacob is now on YouTube

    Jacob my blue and gold macaw is finally on YouTube. I've been wanting to put his videos on YouTube but the videos from my phone camera came out sideways. I converted them with VLC but they don't upload to YouTube. If anyone knows of a better free converter that doesn't have adware or viruses...
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    could i handle a macaw?

    hey, i am new on here and just had a few questions. i have wanted a macaw since i was 8 years old, and have been researching them ever since. i have not owned a bird myself but have lots of experience working with them. im 16 years old now and my dad and i are looking into taking on a macaw, a...
  8. Sunnybirb

    I'm here to learn as much as I can about macaws!

    I love animals more than anything, but I didn't know I was going to become such a crazy bird person! I've had smaller birds in the past, like budgies and doves, and while we spent time together, they always had companions of the same species to hang out with, so I was more along for the ride...
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    Scarlet or Blue&Gold macaw breeders in Australia

    Hi, i live in the Lower state of Australia, Tasmania, and as you can believe there are next to no breeders(respectable breeders) of macaws here. At this time i myself or my family is not ready for the bird but will be in months time. The contract details of known, respectable breeders that...
  10. Terry208

    First time bird owner, Older Blue&Gold

    Hey guys, so I kinda had an older blue and gold fall in to my lap, an older family members has had this bird for about 10 years (5th owner) he’s getting pretty old and wanted to find a better home for his bird, A, cause he isn’t able to provide as well as he should, and B, he wants to take care...
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    Researching owning a Macaw

    Hello I am Francisco and use to have a Lilac Amazon which was my closest pet I have ever owned, but one day while she was on my shoulder the screen door shut and she got startled and flew away. This was over ten years ago. I am now thinking of owning a Macaw and now researching on what would...
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    Female Blue & Gold Macaw needs home

    Murphy is about 28 years old and in excellent health. She has been well loved and cared for. Unfortunately, family circumstances have changed dramatically and I can no longer keep her. I am in the Los Angeles area, and she has a lovely new indoor-outdoor custom stainless aviary, which will...
  13. CeliaCelie

    Advice for an abused macaw

    My sister works at a vet that has been housing a Blue and Gold Macaw for the past three years. She's a rescue case that was dumped by an abusive family but her quality of living has not improved much since being left at the hospital. She's not socialized and has plucked her chest bare. She's...
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    Kona the B&G! New Member (Savannah)

    Hello! My name is Savannah, and I am quite new to this forum other than using it for research prior to me getting Kona, but this is my first formal introduction!!! I had researched macaws and birds for months and finally purchased Kona, a 13 year old B&G from a lady rehoming her birds out in...
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    So we brought Max home....

    So I was out searching CL for a cage for my Parakeets (I dropped their new one and broke a corner) and someone posted a B&G in my little town and was giving him away. It was JUST posted so I called her. The poor parrot was in a nasty cage, his chest is plucked, wings are chewed and he lived on...
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    B & G Macaw or Galah Cockatoo???

    Hi, hope i'm posting this in the right place! I have been saving up and now have the opertunaity to get either a B & G Macaw or a Galah cockatoo but i'm still not sure which one i should get. I already have the cage its one of these Endeavour Large Parrot Cage with Divider - Antique. The...
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    Pantry/Seed Moths- Help?

    Hi everyone, for the past few years, we have been dealing with pantry moths that seem to be coming from the bottom of our Blue and Gold Macaw's cage. I assume it is likely due to the seeds that fall onto the bottom of her cage, and they usually disappear for a while after cleaning the cage...
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    Blue and Gold Macaw Beak Problems

    Hi All, I am new to this forum, and would like to extend greetings to all members. I have an issue with my Blue and Gold Macaw, that I am hoping someone may be able to shed some light on. About a year now, we noticed his beak starting to erode, with the "decay" not proceeding further than...
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    wanting to introduce a blue and gold macaw into the family

    hello everyone! This is my first post so hopefully i remember to include as much info as possible. So! Ive got an eclectus parrot, hes a male, and hes about 16 months old. His name is max. He's absolutely beautiful and such a sweet heart. Hes been around cats before, which he is not scared of...
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    New diet?

    Hey guys! So from Gilligans old owner, he was on zupreem. She said that he was on it because the vet suggested it for his feathers because even though he has all his feathers, they're not very clean or nice looking. I got a different type of zupreem then the old owner had (simply because I could...
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