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jess - 2009-02-07
Why are people against breeding them? Even though the Hyacinth is rare and endangered - keeping them "pure" in captivity and doing absolutely no hybrids as pets isn't going to help them in the wild in any way, shape, or form. The occassional hybrid breeding isn't going to hurt and its pure emotional-based reasoning that makes people think in such a way. It not logical reasoning. I think these military X hyacinth bred birds are absolutely gorgeous and would love to have one.

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texbird - 2009-01-30
I have a camelot and she is a wonderful bird.
Very affectionate, curious and intelligent.

BUT these are NOT for beginners.

Scarlets & their hybrids can be nippers. But they are actually are more sensitive than many other macaw species so they require an unusual combination of a firm hand but a lot a praise and gentle affectionate handling. This is a difficult mix for many people to keep in mind since they lose their tempers or get afraid when they get nipped by the bird. SO don't get one of these unless you understand what I am saying and think you can handle them properly.

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maartje - 2009-01-26
Jennifer,
please see your answer at the community forum. Search for my name

Maartje

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armando - 2009-01-24
I have a B&G Male aprox.12 years old, at times he could be the sweetest but other times he just wants to scream. I purchased him from a family that did not have enough time for him anymore because of their childrens activities. They had him since little together with a female scarlet macaw. Unfortionaly, about two years, ago the scarlet macaw flew away after 29 years. So needless to say, they were very sad.
I have an african congo grey, eclectus male & female, and a catalina macaw. I tried putting him together with my catalina but they just fight for must of the day, and I just don't have the time to re-train the B&G to get along with the rest of my birds.
So if any body is interested in a smart big and good looking male B&G that talks in
english & spanish, e-mail me for pictures and will talk price. I also have a cage with cover if you need it. Thanks

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  • Susie - 2010-03-17
    Hi there, We would be very interested in the B&G macaw. We recently lost Diego, who we adopted 6 years ago. We know we cannot replace him, but we are eager to replace the experience of living with one of these birds again. We have a large home, large yard, live in the Colorado mountains and have a lot of love to give. Please email pictures, and more info on the B&G's personality, habits, likes and dislikes. Many thanks
  • Susie - 2010-03-17
    Hi there, We would be very interested in the B&G macaw. We recently lost Diego, who we adopted 6 years ago. We know we cannot replace him, but we are eager to replace the experience of living with one of these birds again. We have a large home, large yard, live in the Colorado mountains and have a lot of love to give. Please email pictures, and more info on the B&G's personality, habits, likes and dislikes. Many thanks
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Sarah - 2009-01-24
I realize this post is really old but does anyone know if Dr. Miller is still breeding Milicinths and if so does anyone know how I can contact him?

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donna - 2009-01-22
Hi! I am taking in my brother's neglected macaw. He said on occassion she will drink a large amount of water that goes right thru her. It doesn't happen all the time but I'm curious if anyone has dealt with the same issue. Of course, I've set up a Vet appt.

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Andy - 2009-01-13
After much research I'm very interested in adding a greenwing macaw or congo grey to my family. Can anyone recommend how one goes about adopting a baby bird. I raised canaries as a child, it was my hobby and I loved it. I still keep a canary now, but I have always longed for a larger more interactive bird. I've talked to my local bird store but they don't have Green Wings (the Manager wants one too). They do offer greys which you pre-order and then visit while they care for it until it's weaned. I'd appreciate any advice.

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  • ash - 2010-04-30
    Hi my name is Ash and I have a 3year old green winged macaw. She is very beautiful and friendly, she lets you hand feed her and loves fruits and nuts. I'm very sad but I must move to a smaller apartment building that does not allow any pets. I bought her for $2.000.00 and she comes with a nice huge cage and a smaller cage also. I'm really looking for a good home because I'm really going to miss her, I also would like to get around $1,300.00 for everything. If you're interested or have more questions please call me 202-215-5660 or ash2010dc@gmail.com
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Audie Siegel - 2009-01-12
Beautiful Birds. They get very close to their owners. They are one person birds. My best friend's mother had one and no one could get near it but her! They talked and carried on. How cool!

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jared - 2009-01-09
This one looks like it was under my car doing an oil change. :)

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Animal-World info on Red-fronted Macaw
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john nyc - 2009-01-08
Hi i have a beautiful Red Front baby Macaw, i just completed the weaning cycle with her by bottle feeding her, and she is the most facinating bird EVER. This bird is so smart its amazing. These birds are like the "Caiques" if the Macaw species, always clowning around playing on their backs with toys. Great bird for a begginer Macaw enthusiest. Smallest of the large species of Macaw but size is the only diffrenece. All around great bird.

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