Post: Mealy Amazon
Posted by Looking for the Right New Baby on 8/22/07
Greetings to the board,
Currently, I own a TAG and my family members have 2
Meyers Parrot. I've have been looking to add only one more
member to my flock (only the TAG is mine) and I've thought
about a Congo for some time. However, I've talked with
several people and the Mealy Amazon is defintely who I am
most interested in. I CANNOT find any breeders close to
me. I'm willing to drive about anywhere in Ohio, Pa and
Also, many people say if you want a great pet and not too
many issues to go with a female vs. male amazon. I've
heard that the boys are harder to control and you need some
good solid structure as a baby before they hit maturity.
Well, isn't this true for all the birds? Or are male
amazons typically worse? Wouldn't it be a crap shoot as to
some males are actually worse while others not so bad? And
couldn't I be the lucky on to have a horomonal girl? Also,
they've said that DYH you don't want a male but with
Mealy's a boy or girl is fine b/c they are so good natured.
Is this true?
THANMK YOU in advance and if anyone knows of a Mealy
breeder let me know, I'm willing to wait til next year if
the parents are active now - I am in no hurry to find my
Posts on this thread, including this one
Mealy Amazon, 8/22/07, by Looking for the Right New Baby. Re: Mealy Amazon, 11/14/07, by amazon lover. Re: Mealy Amazon, 12/12/07, by Angela.