Re: Is this strange
Posted by Connie on 3/05/07
On 3/05/07, Mikey wrote:
> On 3/05/07, kristi wrote:
>> On 3/05/07, Mikey wrote:
>>> On 3/05/07, kristi wrote:
>>>> I have a 3 yr old umbrella cockatoo, his cage is in my
>>>> bird room and i have a jenday conure and a quaker that
>>>> alway play on the playgym that is on top of my too's cage.
>>>> I heard chirpin and when i looked over my conure was on
>>>> the side of the cage and he and my male too were feeding
>>>> each other. Now i notice they do it all the time. It's
>>>> awful funny to watch, but is it ok?
>>> It's okay. Understand that after a while when different
>>> types of parrots are together and after doing a lot of
>>> parrot talking to each other, the some lucky parrots find
>>> out that they're gay. It's a happy time when one gay bird
>>> finds another gay bird. Usually, when there's a gay bird in
>>> the house, the others aren't usually gay. Right now ,
>>> they're feeding and mouthing each other to find out who will
>>> act out the part of the male and who'll be the female or
>>> whether each can take turns while roll playing.
>> Your kidding right? What I meant was is it going to hurt
>> anything to let them continue, I dont' think they can hurt
>> each other through the cage. Sorry I don't believe birds can
>> be gay, although i may be wrong, I really thought it was just
>> animal instinct.
> Heh-----smile a little. Joke, just a joke.
> On the serious side, what they're doing is quite normal for them
> ( parrots). At times they'll preen each other, try to overtake a
> cage etc etc. There's nothing you should worry about. Don't be
> surprised if it stops though. That'll have nothing to do with
> them disliking each other. Most parrots go through all types of
> phases even into their adulthood
> PS---make sure there's no see through pink undies around---Hmmm,
> never can tell what'll happen. After all they do get into
> phases. Boys will be boys
All of your talking, joking and all aside.... You had better keep
a watch on them because if the mood changes, the Jenday could get
seriously hurt by the Umbrella. I've seen it before. Don't leave
them unattended. Connie