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Re: Alexandrine parakeets

Posted by Valerie on 3/22/07
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    On 3/21/07, Mikey wrote:
    > On 3/21/07, Valerie wrote:
    >> Can anyone please give me thier opinion on the Alexandrine
    >> as a pet. I have read alot of info. & would appreciate
    >> only opinions of people who have actally owned them.
    >> Thanks!
    > Alexandrine Parakeets are very independent birds, much like
    > the other members of the Psittacula family. Although not
    > often physically affectionate towards their owners, they do
    > like to be interacted with and talked to. They love to play
    > outside of their cage, but are also content to be in their
    > cage playing with toys. They love to chew, so soft-wood toys
    > are a must.They're moderately loud.It's better if you ask
    > specific questions because all parrots can be different from
    > each other, even if they're the same species. Just what do
    > you wanna know about?

    Are they prone to screaming?? Are they similar in personality
    to the Indian Ringneck (I am deciding between the two)Will a
    24x24 cage do? Also, do males or females generaaly make a
    better pet? Thanks!