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Re: cocatiel

Posted by GreenLady on 12/19/09
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    On 12/19/09, Pat wrote:
    > Hi, I've never had a Cockatiel before. Does he/she need
    > gravel like a canary?? Also, even when he can see me, almost
    > all day long, he/she still whistles nonstop sometimes for 5
    > minutes or longer..
    >
    > Thanks for the help


    No Pat, he does not need gravel. He would benefit from
    mineral grit which is a processed oyster shell and is soluble
    in the crop/gut.
    His whistling is normal behavior and he sounds like a happy
    bird.