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Re: breeding cockatoos

Posted by brad on 8/24/06
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    On 8/24/06, D.J. wrote:
    > On 8/22/06, Dave wrote:
    >> 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,
    >>> Brad
    >>
    >> 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.
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    >> 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
    >> accurate-----Dave
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    > BRAD Don't go to Mytoos Dave is setting you up. These
    > people do not accept a breeder coming on and asking question.
    > They don't beleive in breeding anything. They will hang
    > you. D.J.

    After reading over some of the stuff on the site, I got the idea
    that they were anti-having cockatoos as pets\companion birds.
    So I didn't post any questions to the site. Thanks for the
    warning though!