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Re: Is this strange

Posted by KittyJ on 3/14/07
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    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.

    A cockatoo's beak is a power weapon and tool, it WILL kill a
    conure or even a cockatoo with only one bite. I wouldnt allow
    them to be by eachother. Yes its cute and your watching them,
    but by the time he attacks and kills, its too late..

    Birds feeding eachother is a type of bonding either to help the
    hen because fertile to breed, and to just bond with eachother.
    But letting the smaller brids play on your toos cage is a BIG
    nono