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  1. Bonding and Training
    Hi, I'm new to this forum! About 2 years ago, I purchased a turquoise parrotlet named Bubbles from a breeder who supposedly hand-fed her babies. Unfortunately, I do not believe the babies were hand fed. Regardless, I used clicker training to get Bubbles to eat millet from my hand, and...
  2. Bonding and Training
    So, I am happy to say that my boys are slowly starting to eat more veggies! So far they seem to like bell pepper, carrots and rocket lettuce. I also decided to order some Versele-Laga Nutribird pellets at my local pet shop (they didn't have it in stock, but could order it for me, thankfully!)...
  3. Bonding and Training
    HI I posted about this but I think I did it in the wrong place so I will try here. My name is Cals and my 4 month old Joey seems to be going backwards both in training and bonding. He used to step up whenever I asked him and when I wanted to take him out of the cage. Now he just watches me and...
  4. Talkparrotlets.com Tech Support
    My 4 month old Joey is going backwards in training and bonding. He used to allow me to put my hand into the cage for him to step up to come out. Now he watches me like a hawk and lunges for a bite whenever my hand is into the cage. I have to "chase" him around the cage with a long stick which he...
  5. Bonding and Training
    Hi Everyone! This is my first time posting on this forum and I am hoping to get some support on dealing with a somewhat "prissy parrotlet" lol. Don't get me wrong I love Lilly to bits but she can be a bit temperamental. I've had Lilly for a month and I've done my research and read a lot of...
  6. Introductions
    Hi, we have a 5 month old female named Dusty that we got when she was 8 weeks old. We love birds and we were very excited to bring her home to our kids. Our kids are great with her. She loves to have her head scratched and to cuddle under my hand when I work on my computer. She makes a very...
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