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yogureta wrote: > I feel I have to share a story about my nanday (at first named Hugo > but everybody calls him Kiki nowadays) I got him as a pretty wild > parent raised birdie. After a few months he was still very untame but > I let him adjust at his pace. I went away on vacation for two weeks > and left him with a friend of mine. After I got back there was a > different bird waiting for me. He would let u scratch his had all day > and was much tamer then I left him. My friends said she did nothing > special with him and he was like that almost from the start. I was so > jelous :) Now he is same way with me.. even worse:)He has to have > things his way tho. Its very cute now but I think in a few months > he'll be impossible. He just stole a letter from my keyboard :) I know > I have to make myself a boss rather than let him take over or soon I > wont be allowed in my room unless he wants me there:) Anyways, I heard > stories that parent raised chicks can never be as tame .. I dont think > so anymore. > I know everybody recommends wing clipping but no matter what I still > cant make myself to do it. I want my bird to fly. The thing we'll have > to have clipped however are his toenails - my hands are all covered in > lil cuts:) > now the cage problem: I will try some of the things you mentioned. Im > affraid his cage isnt very big (its his winter cage and I dont have > enough space inside for a bigger one - in summer he has more space > outside) but Ill still try to make it a home hed want to come back to > at night at least :) > I tried bribing and it doesnt work.. no matter how hungry he is it > seems - toys dont work either > And another thing... he does this funny thing - takes something like a > cage bar or my finger in his beak, makes funny noises and shakes his > head very fast like he is having some kind of fit. Is there any > explanation for this you might know ? > Thank you for all the advice and ideas :)
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