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Re: cockatoo not hand tame

Posted by valerie on 10/31/07
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    On 10/31/07, john samples wrote: GREAT NEWS Benny stepped up on me
    for the first time without a towel !!!! He also got off his cage for
    the first time and was playing on the floor with news paper !!! WOW
    > hi, i have a cockatoo that i got at 2 months old and from what i
    > have seen they act like they are going to attack if the are scared
    > or when they are playing with you it is hard some times to tell
    > one from the other but with time you will be able to tell.
    > he has to bond with you and that might take some time but when he
    > does he will trust olny you so make sure you reealy want him for
    > the rest of you life because they live around 100 years,
    >
    > On 10/19/07, valerie wrote:
    >> On 10/11/07, janet wrote: i live in pa
    >>> On 10/01/07, Susan wrote:
    >>>> Patience, patience, patience.
    >>>> There are several training manuals out there...research them
    >>>> as much as you can, and then do what works out best for you
    >>>> and your guy. Where are you located?
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>> On 10/01/07, valerie wrote:
    >>>>> I got a male m cockatoo , that was locked in a dark basement
    >>>>> for 7 years . I just wanted him out of that nasty place !!
    >>>>> can anyone tell if they think he will ever learn to step up
    >>>>> and be more hand tame ? I work with him everyday he loves
    >>>>> kisses on his head and loves to be petted on his head. He
    >>>>> does NOT bit but acts like he could .