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  1. Aggressive Cockatiel

    Training and Bonding
    Hi, I've had my male cockatiel, Belly :pearl: , for just over a year now and he is very aggressive. He used to be relatively nice but then got more and more aggressive. We got him hand-reared from a breeder at 6 weeks. In his cage he shows no signs of aggressive behaviour, knows lots of...
  2. Ouch!!!!

    Training and Bonding
    Things are going pretty well with Pip. Covering the cage has helped with Night Frights, and he is getting pretty good at stepping onto my hand when he wants to come out of the cage. And the bird would be happy to spend the entire day on my shoulder, which of course he cannot. But it took at...
  3. Cockatiel Biting

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hi, Im just looking for a bit of advice. I bought a cockatiel abut 2 weeks ago from a pet shop and the woman told me he was 2 and a half months old. The only thing is that he seems to be really violent. If someone so much as walks past his cage he opens his mouth and lunges forward to bite...
  4. Please help - new cockatiel hissing :`(

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum and owning a bird :) I've had my cockatiel for a couple of weeks now and I don't know how to tame him properly. When I got him, he was really scared of me but now he's started hissing and snapping when i try to touch him. I've tried sitting near his cage and...