Re: REALLY need help with new macaw again
Posted by Fagan on 2/21/09
On 2/12/09, Glenda wrote:
> On 2/12/09, Sue wrote:
>> I have a total of four birds. My other three are out of their
>> cages from sun up to sun down and come and go as they please.
>> The macaw on the other hand has to be 100&37; supervised at ALL
>> TIMES as she will not stay on her cage, goes to the other birds
>> cages and I am afraid she may hurt one of them, and then will
>> also walk all around the house and get into trouble. I let her
>> out for short intervals throughout the day, but many times. If
>> I can find a way to successfully get her back into her cage more
>> easily, I can let her out more. I purchased her a $400 playgym,
>> but she won't stay on that either. I TOTALLY understand them
>> having a lot of out of cage time, but can only let her out when
>> I am here to literally sit and watch her 100&37; of the time.
>> suggestions on getting her back in when I have to leave???
> You have been given very good advice from both Greylady and Rick.
> Both of them have also suggested you cut her wings. You are not
> going to be able to keep her on a playstand or a cagetop if she is
> left with the freedom of flight. You must clip those wings. Once
> you do it you will be amazed at the difference.