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.
A cockatoo's beak is a power weapon and tool, it WILL kill a
conure or even a cockatoo with only one bite. I wouldnt allow
them to be by eachother. Yes its cute and your watching them,
but by the time he attacks and kills, its too late..
Birds feeding eachother is a type of bonding either to help the
hen because fertile to breed, and to just bond with eachother.
But letting the smaller brids play on your toos cage is a BIG