thank you for your opinion!
On 3/17/11, David Von Poppe wrote:
> On 3/14/11, LINDA wrote:
>> I would like to add an african grey to my flock. I have
>> been looking and there are a few people selling greys that
>> they could no longer care for. The price is alot less
>> expensive then a baby. Can anyone give me their opinion if
>> I should gto for a older bird or stay with a baby. I have
>> about six months of experience with my timneh and severe
> It takes at least 2 yrs for a person to go thru the grey's
> different stages of personality. Those stages are very
> different with each one. As the bird ages, the personality
> shows up more and many people who have greys that have
> changed are disappointed when they see their cuddly little
> bird turn into an aloof, independent bird who doesn't want
> as much contact as before.
> So, if you've gone thru all of these stages (your timneh
> being an adult now)then you can think about a pre owned bird
> but you should realize that the pre owned bird has already
> developed permanent traits which can't be changed. All pre
> owned adults need homes but shouldn't be put into a home and
> eventually sent to another home because of disappointment by
> the current owner.So, it's up to you.