Quaker Biting Very Hard, Taking Chunks Out Of My Skin – Ouch!

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From Ria 

Subject: Quaker parrot advice 

Message: Hello

I’m probably going to type a lot, but I figure the more details the better when asking for advice.

I hope you don’t mind! 

I have a Quaker parrot. 

He is 13 years old and DNA proven male.

I got him when he was a baby, and I was a teenager.

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7 Budgie And Parakeet Questions Answered

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Question about Male Parakeet.

 

Every time I put my arm in the cage he attacks it, or he flies at me when I look in the cage.

 

My female looks depressed like she would rather he move out.

 

She use to be so happy.

 

I got her first, then him a couple months after.

 

She would sing, and play with her toys.

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What is a good summary about how it is to own parrots (macaws specifically)?

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I don’t know that there’s enough storage space on the Quora servers to answer this.

 

I read that parrots are loud, noisy and messy – a lot.

 

Then again so are children.

 

Let’s start with a top level explanation.

 

Pet people in the disciple category will always react negatively towards the word own preferring instead to call it pet bird companionship.

 

In reality birds are the most owned pets we can have.

We have to lock them up in a bird jail.

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We’ve learned how much we know and don’t know about captive bird care after taking the exam

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Find the Birdy IQ exam here if you haven’t taken it

Of the first 170 exams we had a 25% pass with 75% correct answers to 44 multiple and true/false questions

Please share your comments below terms if you think this helped or did not.

What else would you like to see?

more questions and/or explanations to the answers.

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The Ultimate List of 13 Bird Beak and Foot Structures

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Factoid – beaks are an evolutionary concession to save weight which is why birds don’t have jaws & teeth

Finches use their beaks like tweezers for extracting seeds

Parrots use their hookbill beaks to crack open nuts and hard skinned fruit.

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Find out how much you know about keeping birds and parrots with this exam – even earn a certificate!

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Which are the most affectionate parrots and what makes them that way?

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Just about any bird has the ability to be “affectionate” but we should define affectionate first.

 

In most cases it goes beyond the affection you would see between a parent and child.

 

At the end of the day all thinking animals have one thing in mind and one purpose on earth which is to procreate.

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Improve the relationship with your bird for $2

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Did you know statistically 96% of dogs turned into rescues have had no obedience training?

We haven’t found the statistics for birds and parrots but we suspect they are just as high.

Many people get infatuated with only the bird. The beautiful feathers, the possibility of speech and having a lifelong companion.

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