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Re: Amazon Question (important)

Posted by Jan on 7/26/06
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    On 7/26/06, Toby's Mom wrote:
    > On 7/26/06, Hillary wrote:
    >> IF ONLY I HAD THIS ADVICE BEFORE purchasing my Blue Front. The
    >> bird was NOT weaned. He is four months old now and finally
    >> weaned. A friendly bird and not demanding YET. I had NO IDEA
    >> the bird would change so much as an adult. I live in an apartment
    >> so I can DEFINITELY NOT keep him. I want to end this relationship
    >> BEFORE problems develop. Does anyone have a suggestion: ***WHAT
    >> IS THE BEST WAY TO FIND A GOOD HOME AT A FAIR PRICE???*** Where
    >> should I advertise to find the best home possible?
    >
    >
    > Your post blows me away! Are you saying you want to get rid of your
    > bird before problems develop? You don't even know whether your bird
    > will become a problem or not? In the early 1980's I bought a wild-
    > caught, imported Blue Front Amazon. Over the years we developed the
    > strongest bond. That bird loved me and I loved him. I could do
    > anything to him, clip his nails, flight feathers, hold him, let him
    > sit on my shoulder and he would not bite. You too would probably
    > develop a similar bond with your bird. Why do you want to get rid of
    > him ... just because of something you read here? I am still shaking
    > my head ....

    I think she's just saying its better to nip it in the bud because most
    Amazons become vocal and will bite.