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Re: Question about Amazons: baby to adult

Posted by RUSS on 8/28/06
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    On 8/24/06, Stephanie wrote:
    > I also purchased my first 9 week old Blue Front about a
    > month ago. I always hear a lot of rather negative things
    > about Amazons especially when they become adults. I've
    > heard they are not too affectionate, and will bite hard,
    > don't ever put 1 on your shoulder or they will tear your
    > face, and all that. But I'm thinking this particular
    > Amazon seems different. I know he's only a baby but I'm
    > wondering, HOW MUCH IS HE LIKELY TO CHANGE? Right now he
    > will let me kiss her or him on his head without objecting--
    > I'm up to 30 kisses now without any objection. I can put
    > my thumb and index finger together to form a circle: I
    > then put it around his neck and look at him...he just sits
    > there passively. I can turn him upside down and hold him
    > with my right hand for a minute or more before he starts
    > squirming. He has a great personality. When I am mixing
    > his Exact, he knows exactly when the food is ready to
    > serve, and jumps off his perch to get the food. It's
    > really cute. HOW LONG IS THIS LIKELY TO LAST/AM I KIDDING
    > MYSELF TO THINK HE IS DIFFERENT FROM THE OTHERS?

    Hello he will change around 4 or 5 years old. But only a few
    months out of the year. Then he will be your baby again. I
    have amazons and they are the best you can tell when it is
    not a good time to give kisses. It is your first. Russ