Emmn question.. If you aren't home then how do you know he
isnt eating? (just being devil's advocate..) Try varrying his
food up a bit and also keep an eye on what you give him. Or
add a second cup for soft foods. Fresh foods are great and
Ringnecks lovvve Veggies..
On 11/14/06, Rebecca wrote:
> On 10/24/06, Andrea wrote:
>> Hello, My ten year old Alexandrine Ringneck will not eat
>> when I'm not home. He then is happy when he sees me and
>> still won't settle down to eat. He then eats a little
>> around 10:30 when I turn down the lights for bedtime. In
>> the morning as I get ready for work, he's hungry and eats
>> little. I'm worried about my baby. Is there any way to
>> unlearn this behavior?
> My birds don't eat much when I am not home either. Birds are
> flock animals that like to eat with their flock which in
> this case is you. You could try playing a bird video when
> you are not there to give him an extended flock. Steve
> Hartman created one that my birds enjoy. It's called The
> Bird Sitter. You can order it at hartmanaviary.com among
> other places. Maybe when you are home you could make sure
> you let him see you eat. It might encourage him to eat more
> often. Also, birds love to eat fresh foods and have a bite
> or two of what we are eating. Has he always eaten like this?
> If you think he is acting different or looking thinner you
> may want to seriously consider getting him to an avian vet
> for a checkup. Let us know how he is doing.