On 3/26/08, Jeff wrote:
> Hi all, ok I ended up taking the greenwinged macaw and
> things are going good. After a lot of time trying he will
> now let me take him out of his cage (majority of the time)
> and enjoys the training sessions of "up" from the cage
> door and on top of the cage (de does seem to get tired
> fairly quickly though)
> My problem is this, I bought a large stand/perch rather
> than a t bar stand and he will not let me transfer him to
> that. He does not lunge at me when I try but he
> does "taste" my arm and makes it clear he does not want to
> go their. I have tried to put the stand next to his cage
> with door open or when I have him out on top and he goes
> to the other side of the cage (good that he will still
> train with me with it that close)
> Any ideas? Or do I just need to be more patient? it has
> been about 3 weeks with the stand.
> Thanks in advance.
Maybe try hanging a special treat like millet on the stand
while it is beside his cage. It might lure him over.