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C. wrote on the Nanday Conure Forum message board: > Congrats, Margaret on your new nanday, Gidget. They are so much fun > and have incredible personalities. My only advice to you would be to > enjoy the whole nanday experience. They love to shower all the time, > love to eat, especially pellets (my nanday Guapo's favorite brand is > Harrison's) and they love to chew wood. They are the termites of the > conure world, lol! And despite the popular belief, I enjoy the loud > sounds of a healthy nanday. I've heard worse noises, lol. Good luck! > > Best, > C. > > wrote: > > I just adopted a 2.5 yr old nanday named Gidget. I think I'll be > > calling her a variety of things including Midget and Widget. > > Something will stick, I'm sure. <smile> She is the 23rd parrot in > > this home and is the 4th conure (although the first nanday). > > > > When we met, it was an immediate friendship. She(He?) rubbed her > head > > really hard on my finger when I stuck my finger in to scritch her. > I > > guess I wasn't scritching hard enough. Haha! She hurked for me > > immediately and seemed to try and imitate me calling her "my > > sweetheart". She gives me "kisses" and likes carrots and pellets! > > Thank goodness. I feed my flock a variety of 7 different types of > > pellets and she picked the Kaytee Rainbow Exact first to begin > > eating. I'm so glad I won't need to work on converting her. She > > also rubs her head and cheek on my chin, my cheek, etc... She is > > friendly to the rest of the family, but occassionally "defends" me > > against other humans or birds. > > > > Does anyone have any tips or "nanday-specific" info for this > > nanday-newbie?
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