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Re: Adjustment period?

Posted by Deborah on February 11, 2012 at 20:34:03:

In Reply to: Adjustment period? posted by Jody on February 10, 2012 at 19:54:58:

Whoops, sorry for the blank response. Where was she before she was with you? 9 months is getting close to an adult and if she hasn't been handled a lot recently (from a large chain petstore for example) she make take a while to "re-tame". So I'd suggest going slowly and don't be afraid to find a favorite treat and use plenty of rewards!

Aside from that, birds do vary a lot. Scooter was 11 months old and had spent most of his life in a petstore when we got him, but he was pretty well settled in within a couple of weeks.

Our bigger parrot took 6 months to even start to warm up and at 2 years since we got him (he was about 4 years old, we think, so now about 6) he's still getting rowdier and more affectionate.


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