Why Does My Grey Bite Me in the Evening?

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Barbara G started the conversation

 

My Timneh (grey) only wants to bite me when I am cleaning his cage which is mostly in the evening. 

 

He’s fine when I am feeding him and he does come out.

 

He’s only out a couple of hours mostly in the early evening.

 

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Why is It So Critical to Know Different Pet Bird Species?

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Why is it so important to understand the differences between bird species?

 

I’m not ashamed to say we get more deliveries from Amazon (like most Americans) then we care to talk about.

 

This week a new Amazon driver “Patrick” handed off an envelope then said “I’ve never been here before – this place looks cool.”

 

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Has Anyone ‘Housebroken’ Their Parrot?

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One of the answers from the big Q.

 

It has been done but I personally advise against it. It is unnatural for them to hold it, and if they become too well potty trained they may harm themselves if they think they can’t go at any given time.

 

My answer

 

Parrots poop about every 15 minutes on average.

 

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How Can I Train My Aggressive African Grey to Sit on My Hand?

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Every time I try to get my new Congo grey to sit on my hand, he bites me.

How long do I have to keep getting bitten?

 

Biting is never acceptable.

 

Not from a bird, dog, cat nor any other pet (said the lion trainer).

 

Getting bitten solves nothing.

One of the questions we ask here is why is your bird aggressive?

In many cases this is a hormonal issue that can partially be controlled with light.

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Are Ionized Air Purifiers Safe for My Bird and More Answers for You

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Are ionized air purifiers safe for my lovebird?

 

Absolutely not! (MitchR)

​Although marketed as being able to “scrub the air”, these “ionizers” do not remove airborne dust to a significant degree but do generate ozone, an unstable oxygen molecule (O3). Read more: 

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Is There A Hormone To Calm My Over Sexed African Grey Parrot?

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I have had my male African grey parrot for 28 years.

 

When he matured sexually years ago he started plucking.

 

I have him on a plumage supplement now and he has lots of new quills and looks much better.

 

However, he humps my arm with a thick sweater on.

 

He goes to completion if I let him once a day.

 

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Can I Train An Aggressive 7 YO African Grey?

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Inna asks

Hello. We have a 7 year old African grey.

 

Unfortunately we made a mistake and did not train him properly.

 

We are having problems with his behavior.

 

He attacks. He bites. He is angry.

 

He only obeys one person in the house.

 

Is it too late to train him?

 

Who can we turn to?

Thank you. 

 

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