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Re: new bird

Posted by Laura in Tx on 2/13/08
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    On 2/12/08, Susan wrote:
    > A budgie-low maintenance, inexpensive upkeep, handleable and
    > has the ability to talk, although not all of them do.
    > Just my two cents worth,
    > Susan
    > On 2/11/08, Rena Niehaus wrote:
    >> several yrs ago I had a cockateil & now I would like to
    >> get my 8yr old granddaughter who has athatoid cerebral
    >> palsy. she is very smart and attends grade school w/an
    >> aide. I thought getting her a bird to teach to talk would
    >> help her with her speech and vocabulary, I had great joy
    >> with mine, but not sure which to start with. Any
    >> suggestions?

    A male cockatiel........they are the best.They learn
    songs,speak well,and are very freindly.As far as nipping...I
    think a nip from a tiel is less than a budgie.But even that is
    a rarity when purchased as a baby and tamed.