On 8/21/06, brad wrote:
> I have been considering getting a pair of cockatoos. I
> have also been doing alot of reading on the subject of
> breeding birds. I have come across several accounts of
> the female being severly injured or even killed by an
> enraged male. Is this common, or are the episodes just
> heavily written about? If it is common, are there ways to
> help minimize the risk?
> Thanks in advance,
Rather than answering specific questions that are only
opinions, it might be a good idea to check out an area that
can give you loads of information about breeding TOOs. The
area is called www.Mytoos.com.
Many people here don't care for this other site but it will
tell you everything about Cockatoos from A to Z. They are an
extreme group but they are thorough and many things they say
are absolutely true.
In your situation (possible breeding) they are especially