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Re: Quaker talking ability

Posted by Sandra on 2/24/05
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    Hi Linda,
    Thanks for the info. I think little Isaac still wants to be a
    baby, so maybe later this year he might start to talk a bit
    more. The sun conure looks as if she wants to talk by moving
    her beak when I'm talking to her, but Isaac doesn't do that
    yet. Unfortunately the words he says is 'that's bad', learning
    from the sun repeating me, because she is always being naughty.
    Now I have the evidence that Isaac should be able to talk soon.
    He does the chatter thing when he's content and sitting in the
    cage, which is when he he says some of the words the sun conure
    says. He's main hobby at the moment is trying to clean peoples
    teeth.
    Have a good weekend,
    Sandra.

    On 2/24/05, LindaC in OK wrote:
    > constantly repeat what you want him to say. If you drop
    > something say 'uh oh' and when you feed him say whatever
    > like 'yummy'. Many of my babys leave here at 2/3 months old
    > saying 'step up' and 'yummy'. Little chatterboxes they are.
    >
    > Every morning I say 'good morning' as I am uncovering the
    > birds in the house and at night it's 'nite nite'... I don't
    > think my Lilo wanted to get up this morning she kept
    > saying 'nite nite'. She is 1 1/2 and a love.
    >
    > My daughters q is the first one hatched here 5 years ago.
    > clik on the link to hear him. Sometimes the files say you
    > have to wait so I go back later. When she took him home and i
    > went to the house I said 'Hi nana' to him because I didn't
    > want him to say his own name. Now when he says Hi to me I
    > say 'hi Jade, how are you?' and he says 'how are you?'. I
    > say 'I am fine' and he says 'redneck'.. lol He is here with
    > me while she is away for several weeks and there is never a
    > dull moment. I have her other q and a tiel too.
    >
    > enjoy,
    >
    > lc