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Re: New african grey owner! need answers!!

Posted by KENNETH RIEBERGER on 4/23/10
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    On 3/30/10, Colleen wrote:
    > On 3/26/10, Cat wrote:
    >> i just adopted a african grey and i was just wondering how
    >> long does it normally take a parrot to adjust to
    >> everything? shes been with me for 2 days and she hasnt
    >> made a sound but today when i opened the cage she came
    >> out. should i worry that shes not making noise or talking?
    > I adopted an African Grey last year and she doesnt make a
    > whole lot of soinds, it took her a good week before she made
    > any noise. They are so sensitive, and depending on how
    > bonded she was with the previous owner she may be very sad,
    > not understanding why she is no longer with them. Talk to
    > your bird as if she was a small child explain things to
    > her, reassure her that she is a good girl etc she'll come
    > around
    It could take up to a few weeks or so, This Bird
    could have the brain of a 5 year old child , at mu tarty They
    are the best of the talkers.