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Re: What is my African Grey doing?

Posted by parront on 3/05/09
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    On 3/05/09, Wow! wrote:
    > On 3/05/09, Deanna Sevrey wrote:
    >> I have a question about my new Grey, he's 10 weeks old
    >> now, and I want to know what he(or she, cuz I don't kno)
    >> is doing.... At times, Clyde will kind of hold onto the
    >> cage with his beak and do a scraping thing on the
    >> newspaper with his foot, I could equate this to like a cat
    >> when they are trying to cover up when using a litterbox,
    >> can anyone tell me what he is doing? thank you Deanna
    > I didn't realize a Grey was weaned by 10 weeks.

    I hope he is 10 months old, this is what we call chicken
    scratching, its natural they all do it, its instinct to
    foraging for food. Maybe some reading about greys would be a
    good thing so you can prepare yourself for Grey behavior.