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PaulaEdwina <email address not displayed>
PaulaEdwina wrote on the Nanday Conure Forum message board: > Bill, > > I am so sorry for your loss. Everything I've read says that conures > can live into the thirties but often don't get much past ten from > malnourishment and the like. Your bird lived a good life, and your > reward was his company. > > I've had my green cheek about 5 years now and she was about 5 when I > got her (a give up to the vet's office). I can only hope to have her > as long as you had yours. My Nanday has only been mine for about two > months I think. > > Paula > > The Baker's Birdhouse wrote: > > Oh I'm so sorry for your loss! > > I'm new to conure ownership, I've only had Riddle for a week. I've > > had a lovebird Tiki for almost a year. > > So far I've seen everything from 25 to 45 years in books and on > > websites, so I'm still not certain of an accurate life expectancy. > > > > > > > > Bill wrote: > > > My conure, Ava, just past away on Friday. He started to develop > > some > > > sores on his back and the feathers would stopped to grow back > over > > > the past 6 months. We had him for 25 years. Lots of good > > memories > > > and a member of the family. I will miss him greatly. He did not > > like > > > the cage. He would sleep in the bathroom drawer and loved to > > chew > > > cereal boxes. How long have others had their conures? What is > > the > > > average life expectacy for a conure?
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