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Re: Baby Blue Front

Posted by pauljr on 7/28/06
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    On 7/28/06, pauljr wrote:
    > On 7/28/06, Sonoma wrote:
    >> On 7/28/06, Carla wrote:
    >>> My 3 month old baby keeps trying to squeeze himself
    >>> between his food dish and his feeding perch. At first I
    >>> thought "let him learn that he doesn't fit". But it keeps
    >>> going on like he will never learn. Is he neurotic or is
    >>> there a possible brain dysfunction? Or is he just being a
    >>> baby. I have another parrot but this is my first Amazon.
    >>
    >> Sounds like Schizophrenia to me! Best bring in an avian
    >> certified psychiatrist. :)
    >>
    >> Seriously, birds (especially young ones) are always growing
    >> new feathers and they itch like crazy. My amazon is 20 and
    >> even though he gets plenty of scratching behind the ears
    >> from me, he will sometimes stand at the end of the perch and
    >> rub his back against the bars of the cage.
    >>
    >> Your bird may just be trying to find something that will hit
    >> that right spot that itches. They depend upon other birds to
    >> scratch the areas their beak can't reach (or upon you). Try
    >> giving him some gentle scratches behind its head and see if
    >> he likes that instead. It makes the bird more comfortable
    >> and is a great way to bond with it. If that is the problem,
    >> this is your opportunity to become his best friend for
    >> life. :)


    I believe we need an expert on this issue...I rec
    greylady hopefully she wont charge to much...roflmao

    Pauljr