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Old 10-17-2020, 02:00 PM   #1
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Jules and Rio

Well they have met.

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Old 10-17-2020, 02:01 PM   #2
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I have introduced Jules and Rio to controlled play time. I was originally going to wait a bit but it just did not work out that way.
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What cuties! Hopefully all goes well since you opted not to quarantine Rio for at least 30 days
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What cuties! Hopefully all goes well since you opted not to quarantine Rio for at least 30 days
There is a risk. But I know Jules background and health and do not see an issue that would not be there in 30 days.

The breeder runs a closed shop with no new birds added to her aviary for 3 years. She also does not go to bird shows. etc.

Still the breeder agrees with you. This is my risk and poor judgement.
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You can really tell the difference in the color of the legs/feet in that picture. I hope all goes well and they get along
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Thus far it has been interesting.
The meeting started of with chirping between cage in other rooms.
Then the ignored each other.
This was followed by Rio aggressing toward Jules
Then something unexpected happened. Rio is 9 weeks old and little bird begging habits. This click something in Jules and now she seems to mothering him.
Some wiggle neck feeding from Jules to Rio we are trying to stop.
She loves to preen him. She is now allowing him to preen her.
Things are moving fast.
It will be interesting to see where this goes.
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Old 10-17-2020, 05:00 PM   #7
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You of all people know that birds hide illnesses and you are willing to take risks? Do you know that you are not even supposed to wash the quarantine birds bowls out with any of your other birds bowls? And, here it appears that you have them eating from the same bowl. You should not have them sharing water, food, toys, or anything else right now.
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They are both so cute!!!
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That was one colorful picture. Chances are, the birds will not develop any sickness, since you know both backgrounds. The breeder would have told you of any sicknesses as far as what Rio was subjected to, so I think you will be okay.


Like you said, you'll keep an eye on the wriggle necking and I believe you when you say this.


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