eclectus baby

  1. Jupiter1914

    Nibbling my finger

    I have a 4 month old eckie and I’ve so far have had fun for a little over 2 weeks. He has seemed to start opening up and showing behaviors that seem a bit weird? For one this morning he was acting like he just went nuts. Flapping wings preening fast, and darting his head. I assumed he was bored...
  2. Jupiter1914

    Whining? High growl? Or something else?

    I’m still fairly new here! My 4mo old eckie has (for the past few days) have been occasionally making this sort of high growl whine noise. It doesn’t sound pleasant but he does it so often even when nothing is happening. When I get close he does it so I back off a little bit because I think he...
  3. Jupiter1914

    I think a bond is forming!

    So I got home today and interacted with Kirby. We had music on and he seemed to like it! He would react to the change in sound and rhythm but no dancing yet. He seemed like he wanted to come down from his perch onto the table with me but he was still unsure. So I stepped him up and held him...
  4. P

    Help needed for a female Eclectus.

    Hi, I’m new to this whole thing so please help me out. :) Just a few days ago I brought my 14 week old female eclectus. I was able to let her come out of her carrier on her own before transporting her into a cage my supplier provided. She is comfortable with me hand feeding her if the food is...
  5. A

    My Eclectus weaning need help

    Hello guys My Eclectus ruby start eating . I served for her vegetables and fruits daily also pellets as well formula I wanted to make a chop so she can have more vegetables and good diet and I have busy schedule those days , I want to make a chop and freeze it . Can someone give me a good...
  6. A

    2.5 months old eclectus. I need a help

    Hello everyone I have bought eclectus 2.5 months old few days ago She seems not hand fed before she was mom rising My issues that she doesn't like to eat from my hand by spoon or syringe The breeder use a small tube on the syringe to feed her should I keep use it ? When I put her in her nest...
  7. T

    Which Behavior to Encourage as Babies

    Hello, I've recently entered the process of getting a baby male Eclectus. The situation is that the store where I'm getting him from hatches the babies and takes care of them for several months before they can be taken home. I'm in that phase now, my Eclectus turned 2 months old last week. I...
  8. Dois

    Questions on training a clipped fledgling Eclectus.

    Hello, I have recently acquired a ~3-4 month old female Eclectus. The breeder had her clipped and her nails trimmed - which results in her having a hard time balancing and moving around. I want to be able to have her develop well and be fully flighted in the future (I don't plan on clipping...
  9. S

    Help for Eclectus baby & Vitamin A

    Hello I am new to this forum. Thanks to all those who contribute, its been a wonderful resource. I am hand-raising a baby eclectus. We pulled her from the nest at 3 weeks, and she's 4 weeks now. I have been feeding her AviPlus hand-rearing Phase 2 for parots. My question is on Vitamin A...
  10. cytherian

    Baby Eclectus preening... how long until "mastery?"

    We had the wonderful gift of being able to see a baby Eclectus born and nurtured by its parents. To see it growing up from a hatchling has been quite amazing. The male Eclectus does really well with his preening. He takes great care of his feathers. Aside from periods when he's molting, his...
  11. throwingcopper33

    Not Keeping Water Down?

    I just had a female SI eclectus sent to me via Delta from a breeder in Texas last night. She is just a little over three months old. I'm sure it was a stressful event for her and she is uncomfortable in her new surroundings. Today(her first full day with me) she has been eating a lot and started...
  12. F

    Breeder help

    Hi All...new to this forum, but am very glad I found it. I had a male SI ekkie for 20 years, and just lost him two months ago to cancer. Hardest loss I have experienced in a very long time. I am going to start looking for a new baby boy, as I just can't imagine my life without one...it's way...
  13. M

    ManGo bugger to feed, loves cuddles

    He is a character, but an absolute bugger to feed. Still on 4 feeds a day, taking formula from spoon to start, but he looses interests after the first 4, so I crop or syringe tip about 20mLs then the takes more spoons until he is just wanting to cuddle so I crop the last amounts in to ensure...
  14. M

    Hello

    Hi, My name is Michelle. I live in Sydney Australia and have been an aviculturist for more than 30 years. Sadly I no longer have my aviaries , but have recently got my new baby - "ManGo" - male Australian Red sided Eclectus. I have worked as wildlife carer and film and television animal...
  15. D

    HELP first fertile egg, dont know what do do with infertile one!

    So my Male and female have been together 3 years and I just candled their first fertile egg, the other one is not, and it's been cracked by mom, what should I do? Should I throw it out so she focuses one the fertile one or leave it in the nest? Please help I have never done this before and am...
  16. L

    Eclectus Breeders

    Hi, I’m looking to get a male Red Sided Eclectus. I found Jane and Scott pretty parrot aviary in Atlanta Georgia and their website is very detailed and they seem to know a lot and specialize in Eclectus subspecies. I want to put money down to reserve the next baby they have but I want to...
  17. madbradjohnson

    My Ecelectus - Loki & Rubi (Guess which ones the female?! :) )

    Hi All, I have an Eclectus pair. They have bonded and have started breeding. I am still not sure if that's a good thing or a bad thing. :o Rubi, the hen, always lays a double clutch of eggs. Last year, we had our 1st hatchling which sadly passed away a little after 1 month. Now, recently...
  18. S

    Eclectus Parent Raised babies

    Hi I am new to this forum and breeding Eclectus I currently have 2 babies 3.5 weeks old being parent raised. The mother is very aggressive and doesn't like you checking in the box at all. The parents are eating loads and the father is doing his job feeding the mum also. we have been able to...
  19. D

    Having to sell Jasper : (

    I am absolutely gutted so dont need anyone having a go at me as I couldnt of researched anymore on the breed. My chest just cant deal with the smell which I have since found out is normal eclectus smell. So if your interested I am selling him for £650 he is 15 weeks old has birth cirtificate. I...
  20. D

    The smell of a baby Ekkie?

    My Jasper smells bit musty is that normal? bit like wet sawdust I have showered him for first time doesnt seem to smell as bad now.
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