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New Conure quacks??

Postby Kdoyle1053 » Thu May 04, 2017 12:24 am

Hi, i just bought a young green cheek conure from my friend's mother who is a vet, and she kind of does a duck quacking noise sometimes, i looked it up online and some people say its like a fear thing, but she does it a lot when i'm giving her scritches and stuff so i don't really think it is. does anyone know what it means? is it a good or a bad thing? :gcc: also she gets a little mad when i put my hand in her cage, she doesnt get really aggressive, just sort of like, "hey this is my place, go away" is there any way to stop her from being upset when i put my hand in her cage? will this go away eventually once she warms up to me more? she is fine out of the cage, she has only bitten me once but it wasn't hard enough to draw blood.
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Re: New Conure quacks??

Postby liz » Thu May 04, 2017 5:12 am

You got it right. It is her cage and she does not want you in it. She has been moved around so much all she can claim of her own is that cage. You are a prediter giant and took her away from things she knows She does not know where she is or who you are. Put her a perch as close as you can to your face level. She will talk to your face long before she wants to be touched.
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Re: New Conure quacks??

Postby Pajarita » Thu May 04, 2017 9:35 am

She could be asking for food... Can you video her when she does these sounds and show us? How old is she? Are you handfeeding or, at the very least, giving her soft foods?
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