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Amy Eddy - 2009-11-17
I have a 10 month old Jenday who is spoiled ROTTEN beyond belief. He hasn't started talking yet, but loves to "click" to get kisses. He is trying to do the wolf whistle and getting really good at it. He is a total riot! I put my hand in the cage when I want him out and he gives me loves, kisses and rubs all over my hand. (I haven't had him DNA'd, but to me, he's a he, lol) He also announces anytime the door opens or shuts, and anytime my husband comes home from work he screams. In the morning before the kids get up, I have to walk around really quiet and not talk or Patrick (named after Patrick Starfish) will wake everybody up. He's my baby, that's for sure, and I cant wait to spend many many more years together!

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Melinda - 2009-11-06
Our cherry headed conure (Fred) is 24 years old and is much a part of the family. His beak started going crooked last year and the vet needs to file it every month or 2. The last 3 times, he went into seizures after having this done to him. The vet thinks it's either due to the stress of the situation or maybe he has a heart problem. I hold my breath each time and hope he comes out of it. Has anyone else had the same problem?

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daniel patterson - 2009-11-04
My wife and I just brought home our first ever conure a sun and he (or she) is beautiful. My wife has always talked about getting a bird as an additional member to our family(4 cats, 3 foster elephants, 1 foster giraffe, and who knows what's next). The funny thing is that she has been playing around behind my back with this little bird at the store for a few months, and when I was finally brought into the loop and met Peanut (the name he now has via my wifes favorite Jeff Dunham puppet Peanut) it was an amazing thing. I would never have thought that I could get attached to a bird so quickly. His personality took me by surprise and we can't wait to see what's next. We actually felt sad for all the employees that were heart broken by his leaving. We'll keep you posted. Dan and Nancy

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albert - 2009-10-22
My birds name is chak'o and since we brought him into our home... he has been nothing but a joy! Go chak'o!

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Tony - 2009-10-20
Popeye has been my friend and a member of our family for 30 years, I brought Popeye home in 1992 (Santa Cruz, Ca) he has been wonderful, colorful and sometimes protective often chasing my son around when he would play

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Isabel - 2009-10-16
My husband and I have a very young jenday conure. Its name is Graceful. It was the name given by the caretaker at the pet store, but we decided to keep it because it describes its personality. Today we are taking Graceful to its first veterinary appt hopefully we'll find its gender later. Graceful is clownish, cuddly, brattish at times, but lots of fun. It is beginning to learn a few words, it tries them at night before going to sleep. Graceful is also a very picky eater. We have not been able to feed him fruit and veggies. Grace does love bean sprouts, dehydrated mango, papaya bits and shredded carrot, but it feeds mostly on pellets. We are trying to add more variety to its diet. Ah, its day is not complete without a bath. Lately, it likes to dunk pellets in its water dish after the bath, and prefers balsa wood toys to chew/destroy. It hisses and gets aggresive with a platic ball with a rattle we don't know why though. What is most amazing is that it has never been exposed to that kind of toy before. We wonder what it reminded it of, or what danger Graceful associates it with.

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dr.michelle levan - 2009-10-13
We have a 6 mos Jenday Very lovable bird, big kisser, quite playful, loves to wrestle and take showers, and starting talking. However, we have a 4 yearold maroon belly conure who does not like him. She bites him and has starting pulling feathers. We will have to adopt him out. Caution when bringing a new bird home, make sure your other bird(s) like it. Looking for a home for Ernie.

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Julie - 2009-09-07
My Nanday is Panama. I got him/her as a Mother's day present 2005. Panama was about 12 weeks when I got him. When I leave for work he says "Mom come back" and when I get home he says "Mom your back". He can also say Thank you, Kiss Kiss, step up, I'm Panama, bath, go to bed, pretty bird, baby.
Panama also plays baby, he lays on his side and takes one of his claws up to his beak so i will pet and stroke his head and all of his feathers. He loves to take showers or a bath in the sink. I take him everywhere. He will go to anyone in the family and some people outside of the family as long as I offer him to them and if he is in the mood. Although, I did have someone come up behind me and try to take him and he did bite them and draw blood. Panama is momma's bird and loves to be on my shoulders to do chores around the house. He makes life interesting and eats everything we do.

Julie
9/7/09

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Anonymous - 2009-08-25
I received a blue crown conure a few months ago as a gift and he is hilarious. His previous owners taught him many words, some as "colorful" as he. When we first got him, he would cry, and it would sound just like an infant. Not, eight months later, he laughs, though it isn't that often, and it sounds like an actual person laughing. it is hilarious. He sings, plays peek=a=boo, and gives kisses.

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Lyle Camier - 2009-08-11
I have a Conure as well as an Eastern Rosella, 2 Lutino Cockatiels and 3 Budgies and I'm convinced, the Conure is part monkey. You have to own one to understand that statement.

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