Re: Kitty J. .... My pleasure
Posted by Brian on 11/20/06
On 11/20/06, Kitty.J wrote:
> On 11/19/06, Brian wrote:
>> On 11/19/06, Kitty.J wrote:
>>> On 11/19/06, Brian wrote:
>>>> On 11/19/06, Penny Jean wrote:
>>>>> Hey Brian!
>>>> Awesome Pic! Thanks
>>> You guys are weird. And thank you both. But Im going to wait some time until I get
>>> my bird. It may not even be one of the ones I listed because there are soo many
>>> birds out their. I cant be so picky, who knows a even smaller bird like a goffin
>>> or something like that may make me fall in love with it and it'll want me. I
>>> always let the birds choose me instead me choose the bird.
>>> The only thing I cant find is how much they should cost monthly, Vet Bills non-
>>> included. I volunteer at a wild life rescue and I know a great avian vet that will
>>> see my birds for free (friend's friend of the family) at the wild life rescue I
>>> volunteer for, so if anything ever happened I could see if she could see the bird.
>>> But I'd ofcourse pay her, 100&37; that goes to the rescue goes for the animals.
>>> I know what foods the birdie will be able to eat, and what they should eat.
>>> For my budgies and finches seed, and fresh foods cost me about;
>>> $15 a month for bird seed
>>> $10 every 3-4wks for fresh foods like breads, cheese(whenever I do give it), fresh
>>> veggies; carrots, greens, nuts.
>>> Plus I do cook every now and again for my birds. I bake bird muffins and scramble
>>> eggs up.
>>> And I read every day I should make something and/or give fresh foods to the
>>> Shouldnt be a problem. But any feed back about what i said?
>> You have a total grasp on what your bird food costs you already. As far as adding
>> another newbie into your family and the costs, I don't think that you will even
>> notice that much of a difference if you keep making alot of their food for them.
>> I think choosing a Goffin is a great choice. They are so sweet and loveable, but
>> mind you they are still a cockatoo. I would suggest rescuing one from a local rescue
>> if there is one near you. And preferrably an older one at that. It seems that older
>> ones have been through alot of the mishaps in their lives and hopefully, HOPEFULLY,
>> would prove to be a muich better bird for you rather than one from an infant and
>> raising it. Just my opinion of course. But you have read enough to know the quirks.
>> Good luck in your endeavors.
> Yes, who knows what type of cockatoo I'll be getting. They're all so beautiful and
> great birds. But one of them is th perfect one for me, just got to find it, or have it
> find me :) I agree the older the better. I wont be getting an infant. I rather have a
> cockatoo that knows its a brid yet loves me still. Like a bird bird-raised and 3yrs+.
> And I wont be buying from a breeder, thats causing more to the problem, but will be
> getting a rescued bird instead. Thank you so much for your time, and you may not have
> noticed but have encouraged me to do still my reserach, relook things over and make
> sure I in for this(I believe I am)
> Thanks Brian
Thank you for your kind words. It was my pleasure chatting with you.
I love mt Cockatoo very much and he is such a sweetheart.
Good Luck in your search and your readings.