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Re: Is this strange

Posted by kristi on 3/30/07
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    On 3/14/07, KittyJ 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
    >> 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
    okay i have moved my birds off the too's cage although the bars on
    his cage were not wide enough for him to get his entire beak
    through, better safe than sorry. thanks for everyones advice.