Indian Ringneck Love Brings Ringneck Problems

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Indian ringneck’s are marvelous birds and I’ve had the great fortune to live with the species and two different households.

They’re not big birds they way an average of 115 g about the body size of a Senegal or a fat cockatiel but the long tail gives the impression that it’s a much larger birds.

The overall length of the bird must be taken into consideration when choosing the right birdcage and especially travel carrier.

They can be quite tame and are a relatively good talker.

Below you will find three curated questions about Indian ringneck’s the found us one way or another and we felt sharing solutions would be helpful

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How do I tame an older vicious African grey?

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This was most recent answer to that question on Quora:

 

“So, I did something that, again, I do not recommend for anyone else.

 

I got myself comfortable against the cage, and put my left hand into a balled fist, and let him hit me. Again. And again. And again.

 

Eventually blood ran down my elbow. He hit me 40+ times while I looked at him with my eyes half-lidded, calm & relaxed, glancing away as if bored from time to time.

 

After around ten minutes, Sammie stopped striking at me. He had a long pause, looking at me sideways, then with his head upside down.

 

Then he put a foot on my bloodied hand.”

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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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How do I get a bird who loves millet to lose weight?

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Hi Kelly

Whereas most people are scared of heights, I am scared of width’s.

To that point, call me crazy but I find that little box on Google plus is a bit narrow.

Plus (is that google speak?) I’m feeling rather chatty after taking a five hour energy.

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How do birds sleep standing on one leg?

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 We talk a lot about your bird’s foot health so when I saw this article, it was one of those “wow” moments. the importance of your bird’s foot health can not be overstated. The following is a post from ArsAnatomica on tumblr.

While looking at (graphic veterinary images->) the little screech owl, I took a series of photographs and made this gif to illustrate the of the automatic grasping action of the talons.

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How To Best Treat Your Birds Broken Blood Feather

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The probability is high that your bird will experience a broken blood feather or two in its long lifetime.
 
Some people freak out at the sight of blood, others do much better.
 
In any case 
 
All birds have a blood feather (a.k.a. pin feather) for every feather molted out.
 
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5 Answers To Questions Affecting A Parrots Domestic And Native Environments

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Hi Mitch. Just a comment of concern.

Clearly, I understand the need to know a bird’s sex but I’m also very concerned about this kit that anybody can buy, including many of the idiots out there that own birds.

Editors note: not my words

Do you really want to encourage all owners to pluck their birds feathers and cut their nails too short in order to get blood for testing?

There are experienced owners out there that could do it but there are probably many more out there who could cause an emergency and pain.

I have lived with 17 budgies but I would would still go to a vet for something like that.

I wish you would write a follow up to that article to inspire caution. The article makes me very nervous frankly.

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