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daisy - 2011-11-30
how much do you want?

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  • Claire Romney - 2012-12-19
    I would like to get the four species yellow, blue, red, and green. I'm an animal lover that's been looking for these birds for a while.
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anom - 2012-12-10
hi im new me and my husband as recently rescued what we think is an eastern rosella, the head is all red so not sure off its age, but the claws or feet are curling around the perch as its been in a house on its own since august, the people who owned it as been goin in to feed it but thats all they have done how can we wash him to make him feel fresh, we have put him in a new cage with fresh water and parrot food and a slice of apple

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sumeet - 2011-03-08
Hi I have Plum-headed Parakeet for sale please contact me at sumeet_kpoor8@yahoo.com.

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  • RAM NAIR - 2011-05-09
    PLEASE LET ME KNOW MORE ABOUT THE PLUM HEADED ,AND PRISE?
  • priya - 2011-05-11
    Hello. I am interested to purchase the plum headed parakeet. Can you please give me the details of the rate and place and also age of the birds.
  • Jaie Karve - 2012-12-03
    Hi Sumeet, i am interested in buying a male plum headed parakeet who is hand fed and tame, please let me know the price..
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Kerrie Whiteley - 2012-12-02
My blue quaker is sitting on the bottom of her cage, not all the time just a little each day. She seems to go on her perch when she is covered up. why is this?

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-12-02
    Could there be anything blowing on her such as a fan or vent?  Even open window?
  • Anonymous - 2012-12-02
    No fan but my temp in the house is on 70
  • Charlie Roche - 2012-12-02
    Second though and next question then.  Is the perch you are using for the quaker a perfectly round doll rod?  They come in just about every bird cage.  However, birds can't stand on them very well and their feet get cramped.  When the doll rod is small (and a quaker isn't a big parrot) the bird will frequently not stand on it because it hurts their feet.  If this is the case - then get a limb from a fruit tree or purchase a screw in perch rouch wood with various dimensions for your little guy. 
  • Kerrie Whiteley - 2012-12-02
    Yes, it is the ones that came with the cage, thanks for letting me know. I will go grab one from outside till I can get to the store
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Christine - 2012-11-06
My white male parakeet loves green stuff...salad leaves, chard leaves, beet greens, parsley and especially cilantro. He looks hilarious sometimes, with a green face! It all has to be organic, though, they can't handle pesticides, etc. Have a healthy bird!

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-11-27
    Try giving him about a 2 inch piece of speghetti with the sauce on it.  That is hysterical.
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Wendy Scott - 2011-08-11
I'm getting my 1st Derby baby tomorrow. He's about 3 months old and I'm so excited!

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  • Charlie Roche - 2011-08-12
    Congratulations
  • Lisa Reiser - 2011-11-05
    I just got my son his Derbyan for his 21st birthday. What a beautiful bird and so docile. He is 7 months old.
  • william, - 2012-11-25
    Hello, I bought a Derbyan baby parrot and supposedly it is a female dna. But someone told me that if the beak is red it is a male. Do you know when they are born if females beaks are black and the male is red,  any suggestions?  thanks William
  • Clarice Brough - 2012-11-25
    Nice... you've got a wonderful bird!. On your questions about beak color, as you can see above in the description section, the juveniles all have a beak that is an orangish-red. So unless the beak stays red, you've got a girl:)
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katie - 2012-11-23
Hi i bought my baby IRN 2 weeks ago and he has attached to me, he is quiet with everyone but me. he sits on me staring at me and snuggling with me but screaming the whole time, even after he has fed. what can i do to make him more calm in my presence?

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-11-24
    I don't really have a clue but this is what I would think.  Your IRN is calling you - as if he were calling to his mate.  Answer him in a similar sound.  Sounds nuts. 



    I call my human every morning and I call her every night around 11 pm.  Until she answers me, I continue to make a lot of noise.  She answers me in my call and then I know the world is OK.  I am a Palm and i can make a lot of racket - even bang my door open and closed.  When my human calls me back - I stop making noise. 
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Billie - 2012-11-12
I have parakeets in an outdoor large cage 3' x 4' x 6' tall. I have a couple of houses in the cage and they do use them to breed. I usually give the young birds to a local feed store to sell (friends). I only keep one male and a couple of females as my regulars. This year I have had three born with duck bills. The bills do not point down like a normal parakeet. It sticks out straight and is kind of flat. One of birds bill is kind of crooked/bent funny. They are happy go lucky, eat well and don't show any signs of having other problems. Could this be a symptom of in-breeding or is it a throwback to some other kind of budgie/parakeet? Just wondering.

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-11-12
    I don't know but could be in breeding if done over several generations.  I am not exactly sure what you mean by duck bill - if you mean flat like a duck - then my guess would be calcium deficiency or in bredding.  If you mean sorta crooked - possibly the mom is over zealous in her feeding.  Is it a new mom? 
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charmaine - 2012-11-04
hello i have had my indian ringneck parakeet for 1 day now and she is 10 mouths old she is nice but ever time i try to touch her she seems to keep flying roung her cage so i can not get her and she trys to bite me all the time please help me what do i do ? thanks

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  • Deirdre - 2012-11-05
    It is very important to be patient with ANY creature... Sounds like she needs some time to adjust to her surroundings before she is pushed to socialize with you. Give her space and time to trust you. If you know what her favorite treats are... give her those through the bars of her cage... then in a few days open the door and do the same. it may be a couple weeks before she is comfortable with you. Shower her with attention and structure and it will pay off!
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Scott - 2012-11-04
Okay, so I am thinking about getting some 'keets' for my family, but our bird cage is out doors. We live in South Florida, and it can get down into the 40's at night in the winter time. I saw that the birds survived in Chicago which is a lot colder. Do you think they will be okay outside or will I have to bring them in on those nights that it gets cold?

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-11-04
    They should be fine.  You would need a nest box and fill it with an inch of sand and then some carefresh.  They can go in the est box to stay warm.  Also, if there is going to be frost you really should shine a light on 1/2 the cage for warmth.
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