Posted by Connie on 3/24/08
I have a minature white faced gray cockatiel who was DNA'd by
Animal Genentics, linked with Avain Biotech and my tiel is a
female, who does cat calls/wolf whistles all of the time. So,
you'd best get a DNA done caus my girl does it. She has also laid
8 infurtile eggs at a clutch so she is a girl.... not a breeder.
On 3/17/08, teresa wrote:
> Wolf sound for me: is a male.
> On 3/07/08, Me wrote:
>> On 3/03/08, ellie wrote:
>>> On 2/06/08, Val wrote:
>>>> My daughter got a new young cockatiel. We're not sure on
>>>> the sex yet. He/she is starting to make this little rolling
>>>> whistle. Do females wolf whistle also? The breeder said it
>>>> was to early to tell if it was a male . It's a yellow
>>>> cheek. Do they get the same sold grey tail like the normal
>>>> gray when they mature?
>> I breed cockatiels and have never had to surgically sex or dna
>> test. From as early as about 4 or 5 months to a year old
>> males will start to become vocal whistling, singing, etc.
>> Females are very quiet and do a little chatter/purr. If your
>> cockatiel is doing a wolf whistle you can almost bet that it
>> is a male. There are of course exceptions to the rule but not
>> often at all and none that I have seen.