The washing machine !! That's horrible. Happy to hear she's got a
good home now.
On 7/12/06, Debbie wrote:
> I adopted a yellow naped amazon that had been through many homes
> and is kinda crazy but its understandable after hearing some of
> the things they did to her in her home before she came
> here.....that lady that gave her "problem child" to me because
> she enough about the bird but just didnt have the time the bird
> required. She hates women but she loves men. I guess she was put
> in a washing machine and they turned it on plus who knows what
> else so this is her last home no matter what!! I still send
> pictures to the previous mom and let her know how she is doing.
> About the same time I also adopted a double yellow head who was
> 43 now 46 from a lady in her 80's she just wasnt able to handle
> him anymore. I would send her pictures of him online so she
> could see he was doing good which made her feel good up until
> her last days, she passed on but her daughters and I still keep
> in touch.
> I also bought a 5 year old blue front amazon but after a few
> years here I had to sell him because he just wasnt happy here
> with my other birds no matter what I did for him. He wanted the
> YN female and was mean to me because I wouldnt let him have her.
> That was hard on me but better for him and he is very happy
> where he is now and I can ask how he is doing anytime as well.
> ANYHOW my point I wanted to make to you is that these 3 are the
> HOT head amazons during breeding times so dont be a dummy like
> me and find out after you fall in love with them .......read up
> on that "FUN" part of the amazons or ask on here how others
> amazons might be during the breeding season. Not all birds act
> the same I'm sure. I also have TAGS, CAGS, senegals, green
> cheeks, Max pionus, diamond doves, English parakeets,
> cockatiels, and a pair of POW and canaries too.
> Good luck in whatever you decide to do and ask ask ask
> Debbie from Calif.
> On 7/12/06, Betsy wrote:
>> On 6/19/06, ashley and elmo wrote:
>>> On 6/19/06, Leann wrote:
>>>> Hello, I am considering bringing an amazon into my flock.
>>>> I would like advice from amazon lovers as to which type of
>>>> amazon to get. I am interested in a blue front, lilac
>>>> crown, yellow crown, or green cheek. I will be buying a
>>>> female. I have done tons of research but I keep hearing
>>>> that all of these make wonderful companions. I know that
>>>> each parrot is different and the way it is raised play
>>>> major roles in personality, but generally which ones do
>>>> you find to have the most even temperment, friendly
>>>> personality, and do best within a flock of different types
>>>> and sizes of parrots? I am experienced with several
>>>> species of parrots but have never lived with an amazon.
>>> Hi leann,
>>> I have a baby mexican red head aka green cheek amazon. He is
>>> at the breeder's right now he will be coming home this
>>> saturday. He is the sweetest baby! I really liked the
>>> bluefronts and was trying to decide between a bluefront and a
>>> green cheek, i was basically advised to go with the green
>>> cheek from what i was told the green cheeks and lilac crowns
>>> tend to be more laid back and easier to train than some of
>>> the other amazons. I was told the bluefronts are more testy
>>> and stubborn. I'm sure any of the amazons would make a good
>>> pet just with the bluefronts and yellow crowns you would have
>>> to put in a little more work to keep them tame and friendly.
>>> I personally love the green cheeks! It doesn't seem like too
>>> many people have green cheeks so i just had to brag about my
>>> baby! I also have a quaker parrot and a male eclectus. Here
>>> are some pictures of my baby out at the aviary. He's a dna
>>> sexed male (i was told to get a male since both of my other
>>> birds are male) still trying to think of a name for him.