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Re: REALLY need help with new macaw again

Posted by Fagan on 2/21/09
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    On 2/12/09, Glenda wrote:
    > On 2/12/09, Sue wrote:
    >> Guys,
    >> 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.
    > Any
    >> suggestions on getting her back in when I have to leave???
    >>
    >>
    >>
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    >>
    >
    > Sue,
    >
    > 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.
    >
    > Glenda