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Skyfeather <email address not displayed>
Skyfeather wrote on the Nanday Conure Forum message board: > I think youre right. Thats it instead of buying a friend for my > Nanners here Im going to invest in a plane ticket and fly to florida. > I can probably get two more birds while Im down there since ya'lls > prices are so low! Hmm how about another Nanday and a Quaker- never > owned a quaker but they sure are cute little buggers. > > But at this place in town there is this cute little blue colored bird > for sale, its been there for months! I cant believe no one has > purchased it since he/she is the most lovely colors Ive seen. I will > go and find out what kind he/she is and ask any of you if youve ever > owned one- maybe there is a common problem with that breed thats > causing people not to want to buy the poor fella. He is about the size > of a sun conure and hopefully someone will buy him because if they > dont I will more than likely break down and do it myself lol > > Sky > > > Lynda wrote: > > Here at a pet store expect to pay 150 max. Bird fairs much cheaper > > counting on how many babies were born. My sun conure my husband > > bought for under a hundred. The breeder had to many and knew we did > > not breed so he offered a five month old sun who was hand shy to my > > hubby. Of course he took it and she quickly got over her hand > > shyness. Looking at airline prices it might be cheaper to fly to > > Florida and buy a conure LOL > > Lynda > > > > Skyfeather wrote: > > > Selling for $60 bucks!!! That is cheap- the only nandays Ive seen > here > > > in NY are selling for $400 at the lowest. I checked into it since > I > > > was thinking about getting another Nanday for my guy to have a > friend > > > since my other birds hate him. If they were selling at $60 here I > can > > > picture very many going to bad homes. The sad thing is not many > > > stores/sellers care anymore they just want money so they dont > warn > > > the prospective owners of frequent nanday problems. > > > > > > I got Nanners from a drug bust. The owner was arrested and sent > to > > > prison and I got the animals that he had owned. This happens > quite > > > often. I end up getting a court order to obtain the animals > during > > > situations then depending the outcome of the animals prior owner > I > > > usually end up keeping the animals. I had only one incident where > the > > > previous owner managed to get out of prison two years earlier than > he > > > was sentenced for and he tried to take back his dog. Thankfully > the > > > judge was on my side and I got to keep Chuckles. The "owner" had > been > > > sent off for 5 for physical abuse to his wife, children and > animals > > > so there was no way I was letting him take old chuckles back. > > > > > > I wish there was a way where anyone who hadnt done at least a > months > > > worth of research on any species of animal they wish to obtain > were > > > unable to get the animal. I heard of a pet store who wouldnt sell > to > > > people unless they came for a week of visits with the animal and > took > > > care of it at the store etc (not all their animals but for the > ones > > > like birds etc). By the end of the week they usually knew the > animals > > > attitude and needs and wants etc. If someone spent a week with a > > > screaming Nanday then they would know whether or not it was the > bird > > > for them... > > > > > > > > > Lynda wrote: > > > > I am sorry Morgan, > > > > I don't mean to criticize you. This is just a wide spread > problem. > > > > The blame is the breeders and stores that sell the nandays and > never > > > > warn people that they are considered loud and frequent > screamers. I > > > > just get frustrated sometimes seeing so many Nanday need new > home > > > > posts. They are really splendid birds if you can get around the > > > > noise. I know this might irk some breeders here but I think > Nandays > > > > need to stop being bred and touted as "inexpensive parrot". > Because > > > > they are so cheap and breed easy alot of people breed them here > in > > > > Florida and sell them at bird shows for as low as sixty bucks. > Never > > > > once mentioning about nanday screams. > > > > > > > > Lynda > > > > > > > > Lynda wrote: > > > > > You know it does not have to be whistling. Try different > things like > > > > > clucking, whispering, singing or humming. Just find something > he can > > > > > respond to and imitate. > > > > > > > > > > Breaks my heart to see these posts regarding nandays with > screaming > > > > > problems and needing to be rehomed. So many nandays out there > needing > > > > > homes. Shoot here in Florida alot of people just let them go > to be > > > > > hawk food or starve. Sometimes they find a flock or land on a > caring > > > > > human, most die though. > > > > > Lynda > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > morgan wrote: > > > > > > thanks all, > > > > > > I appreciate the advice. And, unfortunately, I like my > boyfriend so > > > > > > he has to stay. maybe a little more time and effort and I > can get my > > > > > > stubborn little bird to whistle instead of screech. I am > just trying > > > > > > to avoid what might be inevitable.
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