Re: How do I prepare a cage for my baby parrot
Posted by Wanda on 7/04/07
On 6/30/07, karen wrote:
> On 6/29/07, Wanda wrote:
>> Hello Everyone,
>> I will be getting a baby Red Bellied Parrot in the middle
>> of July. I have purchased a cage, and I need to know how
>> to prepare it for my bird. There are all kinds of perches.
>> How many toys should I put in there at one time? Should I
>> get a drip water bottle? Do I need a cuttle bone in there?
>> Also, how many perches should I have in there at one time?
>> Thank you in advance for your responses. Oh! My baby's
>> name is Destin.
> Hi Wanda
> the best vidios I know of are listed
> Positive Parrot Behavior, The Importance of Toys - V1, DVD
> -windy city parrot -chicago (local person, but good info. on
> new bird set up and care)
> Good Bird Inc. DVD Introduction to Training Part 1 - Parrot
> Behavior & Training by Barbara Heidenreich
> Captive Foraging DVD - Brand New!!! Help You Understand
> Parrot's Needs
> I have library of books & vidios & think these 3 are the
> -The water bottle is OK but you need a water dish also. The
> bottles ball can jam & all the water run out or not come out
> at all & birdy has no water! I had a conure that would
> stuff food around the ball and mess things up!
> Cage set up and placement is important and worth the time to
> research. Also get the biggest & best cage you can. Many
> people make the mistake of getting a too small cage & end up
> spending more $ less than a year later for a better one.
> Also remember to look into good food, not a seed diet.
> -no, I am not working for the store but they have a good
> stock & the first vidio is not widely sold.
> congrad. on you baby! Best of luck!
Thank you for your response. I did order on of the videos that
you suggested. I hope I get it in time, so I can get my baby's
cage cozy for him before he comes home. I'll stay in touch.