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Re: How do I prepare a cage for my baby parrot

Posted by Wanda on 7/04/07
(5) Comments

    On 6/30/07, karen wrote:
    > On 6/29/07, Wanda wrote:
    >> Hello Everyone,
    >> I will be getting a baby Red Bellied Parrot in the middle
    >> of July. I have purchased a cage, and I need to know how
    >> to prepare it for my bird. There are all kinds of perches.
    >> How many toys should I put in there at one time? Should I
    >> get a drip water bottle? Do I need a cuttle bone in there?
    >> Also, how many perches should I have in there at one time?
    >> Thank you in advance for your responses. Oh! My baby's
    >> name is Destin.
    >> Wanda
    > Hi Wanda
    > the best vidios I know of are listed
    > Positive Parrot Behavior, The Importance of Toys - V1, DVD
    > -windy city parrot -chicago (local person, but good info. on
    > new bird set up and care)
    > Good Bird Inc. DVD Introduction to Training Part 1 - Parrot
    > Behavior & Training by Barbara Heidenreich
    > Captive Foraging DVD - Brand New!!! Help You Understand
    > Parrot's Needs
    > I have library of books & vidios & think these 3 are the
    > best.
    > -The water bottle is OK but you need a water dish also. The
    > bottles ball can jam & all the water run out or not come out
    > at all & birdy has no water! I had a conure that would
    > stuff food around the ball and mess things up!
    > Cage set up and placement is important and worth the time to
    > research. Also get the biggest & best cage you can. Many
    > people make the mistake of getting a too small cage & end up
    > spending more $ less than a year later for a better one.
    > Also remember to look into good food, not a seed diet.
    > -no, I am not working for the store but they have a good
    > stock & the first vidio is not widely sold.
    > congrad. on you baby! Best of luck!


    Thank you for your response. I did order on of the videos that
    you suggested. I hope I get it in time, so I can get my baby's
    cage cozy for him before he comes home. I'll stay in touch.