Nanday Conure Forum

Message #5036. This is a followup to #5019.

Name:Leann
Date:Monday June 26, 2006 6:32:26 pm MDT
Subject:Re: Rescued a Nanday Conure
Message:I have a rescued nanday. I think that nanday conures are like tiny cockatoos. If you love and enjoy your cockatoos, you will love and enjoy your little nanday. You won't regret it. I know I haven't.



Ysant wrote:
> Bill wrote:
> > Yamy,
> > Boy, are you in a fix :-) I say that lovingly and jokingly :-)
> > You are going to fall in love with the little guy especially since
> > you have to take such special care of him. These birds are very
> fun
> > loving and can bond wonderfully to a human companion. They can be
> > loud, but it is a birds individual tendency that decides how loud
> it
> > will be. Some are noisier than others but they are all capable of
> > letting it rip. Since you have Toos though, a conures sound will be
> a
> > few decibels and notches lower than that of a cokatoo when he or
> she
> > really winds up and lets it go :-) If a Too is a 12 on a scale from
> 1
> > to 10, a conure can be about a 4 1/2. Some may disagree with that
> > unless they have been owned by a cockatoo :-)
> >
> > He will not add too much to your load and the foods you give the
> > other guys , if a well balanced diet, will be the same for the
> > conure.
> >
> > He may always be a "special needs bird" think about keeping the
> > little guy :-)
> >
> > Just a thought,
> > God Bless you for taking the little guy in!
> > Bill
> >
> >
> > Yamy wrote:
> > > Last Sat. there was a really bad storm where a friend of mine
> > lives
> > > (Key Largo)and it actually knocked down part of this tree that
> > quite
> > > a few birds had made there home. Some of the babies did not make
> > it
> > > but 4 baby conures did. My friend kept 3 of them and I took the
> > one
> > > that looked as if he could not walk nor poop. I took him to the
> > vet
> > > this right away. He has a fractured back but the doc says with
> > > antiinflammatory he will be just fine. And I basically have to
> > poop
> > > him until he could stand on his own. Right now he is just barely
> > > starting to move his little feet. He has tried to stand several
> > times
> > > but just falls right back on his side. I am totally mesmerized
> by
> > my
> > > little super star. I have 4 other parrots (Moluccan, Sulphur
> > Crested,
> > > Cuban Amazon, Brazilian Hawk head) I am not sure if I want to
> keep
> > > this little angel. Especially because of how load it is in my
> > house
> > > already. Can anyone tell me about there character and really how
> > loud
> > > can they get?
>
> Bill thank you for the info on them it actually made me think it
> isn't so bad after all...Everything people have been telling me is
> the worst about them even being temperamental but I guess I hadn't
> taught had they ever lived with a Too. My little super star is
> standing on his own well he is not totally standing the right way he
> kind of sits on his bottom but his feet are well placed on the
> ground. I started holding him to stimulate his walking I am not sure
> if this can help. On Wed. we have the doctors apt. I have already
> made a space in my florida room for him :O).

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