On 1/25/07, LM wrote:
> Hi all
> Little Lcy the maroon bellied conure hates getting and
> never takes a bath. This is her 3rd home and the person we
> got her from never bathed her and she never goes in her
> bird bath. I put some drops of water on her and she just
> stood there looking like she was frozen in time. It's like
> she doesn't know how to bathe. She is a single bird and
> nevr lived with other birds before. I take her into the
> bathroom when I bathe or shower but she still hasn't
> ccaught on. I thought all birds love bathtime?
It may take time for Lucy to try bathing, but it's a rare
conure that doesn't like to bathe.
Make sure the bowl is shallow enough for her to feel
comfortable to enter it.
You could also try putting a small piece of fruit in there to
Spraying her with a fine mist over top of her will often
times encourage bathing tendancies.
Be patient, she's new and confused at this point.