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Re: Lora(Major Mitchells)

Posted by Paul Jr on 5/09/07
(14) Comments

    On 5/09/07, Lora wrote:
    > This is exactly what I am talking about Paul, I am trying to be
    > nice and you just dig at me. Everyone of mine birds excluding
    > my four breeder macaws will step up when asked by me 9 times out
    > of 10. They don't need to "like" me, they need to know I am
    > ALPHA bird. Every animal needs boundries and birds are no
    > exceptions. They will have grumpy, hormonal, whatever I just
    > cannot be bothered days (hence 9 out of 10) days, they all do
    > respect me. I am the alpha. If your bird controls you, your in
    > trouble.
    > I have no exp with any other too but the bare eyed breeder I
    > have (and didn't want), U2 and RB2. As far as umbrellas making
    > you commit suicide then they weren't raised properly. I have two
    > very happy well adjusted second hand umbrella males. Both LOVE
    > attention and would hang on the front of my shirt and snuggle
    > under my chin all day, I don't let them, they need time to play
    > by themselves and interact with other toos's, I give them plenty
    > of wood, plastic chain, bells, whatever they personally liek is
    > added to the toys I make for them, stuffed animals (they LOVE to
    > toss them around) woofle balls and one thier favs are stainless
    > steel nuts and bolts. Gabby will spend hours with his.
    > My birds never scream all day, they have plenty to do and lots
    > of good food and water. When someone is yelling its for a
    > reason, something could have flown by a window and startled
    > them, its dawn or night fall, maybe someone took a bath in thier
    > water bowl and needs a fresh one. While I was writing this my
    > B&G breeders started yelling, the door was ajar and the dog(7lb
    > papillon) was inside the room. He isn't after the birds, he
    > loves bird food, pellets, open nuts whatever is edible.
    > So please don't lump all white toos in one group, in the wild
    > the native inhabitants aren't commiting suicide, its how they
    > are raised, they should be just like children, raise them to be
    > independent and productive. Well more independent, mine only
    > produce wood chips and poop.
    > Its 6:44pm and they only thing I hear is the 'caws chatting.
    > In an hour or so it will be calling of the flock. Then its
    > lights out.
    > Lora

    I know your trying hard its ok, I wasnt refering to your birds
    just in general from mine and others experiances.....rememebr
    in some cases....I have actually received calls if I dont come get
    the bird im gona kill myself...for example

    Paul Jr