Help with training w/treats😊

Peek

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Dec 22, 2021
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Pineapple Green Cheek Conure
Hi,
We recently added to our family a Pineapple Green Cheek Conure. She's on a veggie pellet diet....... ( before us she was on a seed and pellet)
Anyway, when I want to train for 2 or 3 mins with treats. She goes NUTS! I can't even get the treats because if she knows there wherever .... She's right there climbing down up around etc.
Do you think I should try a one second training session? Or should I try and find something she's interested in but not to the extent of waffle wet seeds?
Anyway any input will be greatly appreciated.
Thanks😊
 

foxgloveparrot

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Try another reward, scritch, toy, etc? That she would want?
Or just a less rewarding treat. Try safflower seeds. They have a lower fat content and birds don't like them as much, but still will work for it as a reward.
 
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Peek

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Try another reward, scritch, toy, etc? That she would want?
Or just a less rewarding treat. Try safflower seeds. They have a lower fat content and birds don't like them as much, but still will work for it as a reward.
Thanks foxgloveparrot! I'll try a toy or something. Maybe I just have to go slower.
I've been giving her safflower seeds she loves those as much as anything😂
 

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