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.