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Re: Is this strange

Posted by Connie on 3/05/07
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    On 3/05/07, Mikey wrote:
    > On 3/05/07, kristi wrote:
    >> On 3/05/07, Mikey wrote:
    >>> On 3/05/07, kristi wrote:
    >>>> I have a 3 yr old umbrella cockatoo, his cage is in my
    >>>> bird room and i have a jenday conure and a quaker that
    >>>> alway play on the playgym that is on top of my too's cage.
    >>>> I heard chirpin and when i looked over my conure was on
    >>>> the side of the cage and he and my male too were feeding
    >>>> each other. Now i notice they do it all the time. It's
    >>>> awful funny to watch, but is it ok?
    >>> It's okay. Understand that after a while when different
    >>> types of parrots are together and after doing a lot of
    >>> parrot talking to each other, the some lucky parrots find
    >>> out that they're gay. It's a happy time when one gay bird
    >>> finds another gay bird. Usually, when there's a gay bird in
    >>> the house, the others aren't usually gay. Right now ,
    >>> they're feeding and mouthing each other to find out who will
    >>> act out the part of the male and who'll be the female or
    >>> whether each can take turns while roll playing.
    >> Your kidding right? What I meant was is it going to hurt
    >> anything to let them continue, I dont' think they can hurt
    >> each other through the cage. Sorry I don't believe birds can
    >> be gay, although i may be wrong, I really thought it was just
    >> animal instinct.
    > Heh-----smile a little. Joke, just a joke.
    > On the serious side, what they're doing is quite normal for them
    > ( parrots). At times they'll preen each other, try to overtake a
    > cage etc etc. There's nothing you should worry about. Don't be
    > surprised if it stops though. That'll have nothing to do with
    > them disliking each other. Most parrots go through all types of
    > phases even into their adulthood
    > PS---make sure there's no see through pink undies around---Hmmm,
    > never can tell what'll happen. After all they do get into
    > phases. Boys will be boys

    All of your talking, joking and all aside.... You had better keep
    a watch on them because if the mood changes, the Jenday could get
    seriously hurt by the Umbrella. I've seen it before. Don't leave
    them unattended. Connie