cockatiel Hand feeding my first cockatiel – 31/08/09


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Hand feeding my first cockatiel - 31/08/09

I just bought my first cockatiel today (31/08/09) – also my first pet. Ive named him Wall-e :p, and hes 7 weeks old. He was really scared when he first came …
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5 Responses to “Hand feeding my first cockatiel – 31/08/09”

  1. maracool2000 on August 23rd, 2013 12:26 pm

    Please i want? help my cockatiels still won’t let me touch them what should i do

  2. rezelute on August 23rd, 2013 1:24 pm

    Nice, mine was very cautious and abit scared too at first but getting them to eat is an excellent start. Within only a few weeks mine started? coming out of its cage itself and got to accept me as its family so they are very sociable creatures. Still going 2 years now shes still a real joy to be living with even though shes being a pain in the ass right now pulling my facial hair out lol.

  3. rezelute on August 23rd, 2013 1:38 pm

    He was generally shaken up on the first? day which is very normal but when it comes to millet i dont think any bird resists :p. After this i just kept his cage door open and put millet on the outside of his cage and i just went about doing my thing so he could explore himself.

  4. friskybronco05 on August 23rd, 2013 1:38 pm

    Wow I agree! Hand feeding on day 1? is a great accomplishment!

  5. hyerspeed on August 23rd, 2013 2:36 pm

    a few tips on their phisical mood when the crown is flat down than it means they are ready to defend or? frightend when it is back with a curl at the end it means he is content, straight up means they are curious and ready to play just a lil advice

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