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  1. Hi! New "abandoned" baby tiel parent (taking advice! a bit of a long post)

    Introductions
    Hey ya'll! [A bit of a (trigger) warning for missing birbs.] So, I've had two cockatiels for around two years now, Romeo and Lestat, and they quite recently had a baby! (they had 3 eggs, but one wasn't strong enough to hatch and was found it too late and the other one died in their first day, I...
  2. New cockatiel do’s and dont’s

    Introductions
    Hi everyone. We just got a cockatiel yesterday evening. I’m just wondering if you have tips on what to do and what not to do as this is our first bird. I’ve read in a lot of places not to let the out of the cage for the first few days however Sunny seems to be getting super antsy and is pacing...
  3. New Female cockatiel

    Cockatiel Talk
    :pied: I have had my cockatiel for a while now and have just found out that it is a female! However, I do not see it laying any eggs so that is a little concerning since my cockatiel was found I do not know if she is at the right age for it or if this is a big deal or not. I also want to get my...
  4. Bondind advice and behavior questions

    Training and Bonding
    Hi! A few days ago I got a new cockatiel, and it's my first time owning one. I have read that the first few days I just have to leave him be, but the cage it's on my bedroom and sometimes he just starts pacing from side to side in the little perch inside the cage, sometimes even screaming or...
  5. I found my cockatiel on the streets and need advice!

    Cockatiel Talk
    I had found my cockatiel on the streets a couple of months ago. I put my hand down and it hopped onto it so I decided to take him home and raise it. My mom and I have been caring for him for a couple of months now and we really are beginners at this. We never thought we would be getting a...
  6. How can I get my cockatiel to eat healthy?

    Food And Nutrition
    I've had my cockatiel for quite a long time and I've been struggling to get her to eat anything other than seeds. I've tried leaving them close to where she likes to perch, putting them in a bowl for her to eat, I've even tried showing her that it's safe to eat. I don't think she knows that she...
  7. How do i let her eat medicines?

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hi everyone, i'm here again to ask a piece of advice My vet prescribed some antibiotics for my tiel, Cannella, which i have to give her orally twice a day... Obviously she refuses to eat it <_< I saw some videos on how to handle it and drop the liquids from the side of the beak but my hands...
  8. Experiences with NutriBird B14?

    Food And Nutrition
    Hey everyone, I have some questions regarding part of my cockatiel's diet. I'm feeding Puck a 50/50 mixture made up of a seedmix for lovebirds (it was the only good quality mix I could get, that also didn't contain sunflower seeds) and Versele-Laga's NutriBird B14 pellets. I started this...
  9. 3 Cockatiel problem

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I am a new member on this forum but in desperate need of your knowledge/help. I have 3 Cockatiels 2 females 1 is 7 and one is about 4 years old and 1 male who is around 7 years old, the problem that i have PTSD and the birds will not stop screaming this is the...
  10. hand-rearing and need moral support

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello, I'm new to Talk Cockatiels, but I have been reading the forums for a while now. I need some advice/moral support from other avid cockatiel lovers and people who have hand-reared them. I have a 22 day old tiel that I have been rearing since it was 13 days. It was the only chick in the...
  11. Tally had an accident!

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Lastnight during Tally's out of cage time he was on his perch next to me and i was cleaning off my desk because im moving, and i dropped a book off my desk it scared him and he flew off and crash landed on my rats cage. my rat (remy) freaked out and tried to bite tally's foot, i got tally right...
  12. new tiel, looks depressed !

    Training and Bonding
    Hello friends, yesterday I bought a new tamed tiel, have no clue weather if its male or female ! Age is undefined ! Actually the previous owner was so bad n I decided to buy the tiel for a better life and treatment ! I already have 19 tiels :).. however this new tiel looks depressed ! I donno...
  13. Hi! Any advice welcome, especially breeding.

    Introductions
    Hello! I'm Shadow or Brezy. My household consists of me, my finance, my six yr old daughter, our two three yr old ferrets, two cockatiels (for now, more below) and one very jealous, attention hungry year old puppy who is throwing his toys on me as I type! There was an ad in the paper, but...
  14. Cockatiel with watery droppings

    Your Cockatiels Health
    My female cockatiel Elika has recently had really watery droppings. I have made a vet appointment for her but can't get in to see him until July 11th. I am concerned that it might be an infection of sorts since if it was related to stress or diet it might have gone away already? I have talked to...
  15. Hello!

    Introductions
    Hi everyone! I'm Jamie and I bought a beautiful cinnamon pied two days ago :) His name is Quincy and he's got the sweetest personality-he hasn't hissed or threatened me when I tried to hand feed him food/treats. He also seems to enjoy it when I play music from my iPod. (I'll upload pictures...
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