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Re: taming

Posted by averie on 8/23/06
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    On 8/23/06, Kitty.J wrote:
    > On 8/21/06, averie wrote:
    >> On 8/21/06, Kitty.J wrote:
    >>> On 8/21/06, Mom wrote:
    >>>> On 8/21/06, averie wrote:
    >>>>> Hi, I have a budgie that I am trying to train but it is
    >>>>> not working. He flies back to his cage so I brought him in
    >>>>> another room. Unfortunately, he still flies around.
    >>>>> I was wandering if you can give me tips please!!!
    >>>>> Thank you!
    >>>> try trimming the wings
    >>> or if you are one of thsoe few who disagrees about trimming
    >>> birds wings, keep it in its cage and train it in there.. let
    >>> it get used to your hand being in there and it'll learn that
    >>> your hand his not going to do harm o it and will soon think of
    >>> it as another perch....And from there.. you can accoplish
    >>> anything the world throws at you :)
    >> I did have its wings clipped but what I meant was that he was
    >> like hopping around to get somewhere else!
    > try taming in a cage.. so the bird gets use to your hand.. never
    > give up or the bird feels it has won the fight. Each tim eyou hand
    > is just sitting in the cage wait untill the bird settles down
    > untill you take your hand out and if the bird moves around some
    > more just wait again.. do this few times daily and soon the bird
    > should accpet your hand as a perch. Or you can do what I did. Have
    > the bird in the cage and keep your hand in there untill the bird
    > settles down and accepts your hand as a perch.. When the bird is
    > settled, slowly move your hand to the bird. If the bird flutters
    > wait untill it calms down and then attempt to do this again. This
    > will require a lot of patience because it takes time for th ebird
    > to trust you. Good luck. Oh and also if you just got this bird its
    > always good to give her/him a good week to get acclimated with
    > his/her new invironment. Hope this helps :)

    Thanks i will try that!