On 11/03/06, LauraJ wrote:
> On 11/03/06, Debbie wrote:
>> WOW a piece of cothing with his scent.....Now thats a good idea for
>> even different types of animals as well as birds too!
>> I say try anything and to me it doesnt matter what board you are on
>> we try whatever might work and its nice to hear ideas of what works
>> on any bird.
>> Have a good weekend everybody,
>>> On 11/02/06, Jo-Ann wrote:
>>> Another thing to try is have hubby read to the bird and spend some
>>> time with her (Yikes! maybe the gray will get jealous!) I know
>>> it's hard to find the time for everyone and everything, but a
>>> little extra time spent may well be worth a pound of cure!
>>> One thing I tried to get my tiel (sorry - I know this is an amazon
>>> board) a bit used to my husband was to put a piece of cloth in her
>>> cage that had his scent on it. We hung it in the cage with a
>>> safety pin (might need something a bit stronger for a zon) and
>>> she played with it. We think it worked but she just may have
>>> gotten a bit more used to him.
>>> Good luck
> My avian vet says that a bird has no sense of smell and I have read
> this in several books but just try telling my parrots that when I am
> cooking spaghetti or frying chicken. They go nuts and they are not in
> the same room nor can they see what I am cooking...lol
According to the tiel stuff I've read, their sense of smell is close to
human - I don't know if it pertains to all parrots.