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  1. Help with cockatiel chick

    Your Cockatiels Health
    I was hoping for somebody's input on what to do with my "sick" cockatiel chick. We weren't able to visit a vet due to the virus, and any help would be greatly appreciated. The chick is one of 3 in a clutch that hatched around 3 weeks ago, and he's the youngest at around 10 days old. As a 3-4 day...
  2. Kept budgies for years, new to tiels', looking for advice.

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hi all, I'm from England and I'm looking at getting a cockatiel bird for my fiance as she loves birds, we also have two budgies that we've had for 3+ years. I'm fairly confident with keeping the bird from what I have researched with regards to their diet, cage, health issues to look out for...
  3. Hari Tropican and tropimix

    Food And Nutrition
    Hi, Iv recently bought tropican maintenance formula and tropimix for my cockatiel, I just wanted to know if this is a good pellet food for her or not as i couldnt find any reviews on it online.
  4. Any advice on long travel?

    Cockatiel Talk
    Any advice on long travel with birds? Hello! I am Tielie and i have 3 cockatiels :wf cinnamon::wf lutino::tiel2: I live in the netherlands and i am plannin to move to england within a few years and of course i want to take my birds with me. I am planning to travel by boat and car which will...
  5. Sick Cockatiel

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hi there, Looking for some advice about my cockatiel. She is a grey female, approx. 15 years old. She lives with two other cockatiels. For about a week, her breathing has appeared laboured. She has been breathing with her beak open and there is an odd clicking/grinding noise with each breath...
  6. Male or female?

    Cockatiel Talk
    9 week old Heavy Pied, loves biting stuff and playing with my glasses, chirps sometimes, very active.
  7. My first cockatiel! Advice needed.

    Training and Bonding
    Hey! So I bought a four-month old lutino cockatiel (named Caspian) just a week ago, and I'm in love! I found that in some aspects Cass and I have bonded very quickly; he will fly from his cage or play area over to me, he's comfortable climbing on me, he accepts scratches about half the time I...
  8. Hello all I'm new here and look forward to shareing with you cockatiel fans.

    :grey tiel::lutino: Hello. My name is Ross. I have two cockatiels named Chill and Henry. Both males. This is my second pair I've had and have some neat tricks such as Playgrounds, diet, behaviors, fun ideas to keep them busy etc. Glad to see such a great forum that helps others enjoy and keep...
  9. minor cockatiel injury

    Cockatiel Talk
    I just recently got my first cockatiel (Caspian, four-month-old lutino) five days ago! :lutino: Unfortunately, while I was asleep last night, he was messing around and ended up injuring himself. He lost his two longest feathers (the ones that form the tip) on his left wing, and has a couple of...
  10. Chronic Polyuria Cockatiel

    Your Cockatiels Health
    I'm cross posting this from a reddit thread where I asked the same question. Our 18 year old cockatiel has had polyuria for 2+ years. No other health problems that we know of. Her droppings always have excess urine. Sometimes, her droppings will be mostly urine, with maybe a speck of feces...
  11. My birdy has too much energy.

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hello, I recently got male cockatiel from the pet shop nearby.He is almost a month home and so far I bonded with him very well from the 3rd day. Until this moment he let me pet him,give him food in hand and so on. Unfortunately for the past week he is squaking really loud for like 3-4 hours in...
  12. Crust & Abnormal Feather Growth On Cockatiel Back

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello all first time poster, friend to our cockatiel Rocky. Rocky has been a member of our family for 23 years, and unfortunately he has an inoperable wing tumor that has left him unable to fly. His prognosis is not good, but we want to keep him as comfortable and happy as he can be in this...
  13. Can someone explain me???

    Cockatiel Talk
    Hello to everyone, I have a question. why does my cockatiels who I leave them all the time out of the cage, they don't want to sleep inside the cage, they only eat,drink,play, but when its time to sleep they choose very weird places to sleep. Usually when I go to sleep I pick them up and put...
  14. (Help) How is my little Sunshine?

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello, my name is Thor (Yes It's my actual name.). I have a little Cockatiel named Sunshine, he's 1 years old and the first bird I've ever had. I've recently noticed a few things that concern me, so I'd like to check up with some people on this forum and see if he's doing well or not. Ever...
  15. Help! What am I doing wrong?

    Cockatiel Talk
    :grey tiel: Hello, I just got a new cockatiel, Charlie, a week ago. He's about 4 months old and really tiny. He's slowly getting used to me but I'm still having some problems with him... I don't think he's sleeping at night. I'm sleeping in the same room as him (because of lack of space) and...
  16. Pink spot near eye

    Your Cockatiels Health
    I've already sent an email to her vet but they are closed now so I won't hear back until tomorrow. I'm honestly hoping it goes away on it's own but I think my cockatiel's eye is irritated. She got something in it (either a feather or some other foreign object) and she was rubbing her eye on her...
  17. i want to gain my cockatiel's trust

    Training and Bonding
    i just recently got a cockatiel (i named him Pickle) from a local pet store. unfortunately, the employee there had no idea of the cockatiel's age or gender, (i regret not asking more questions) so i just assumed it was a he because of how small he was and the band being on his right foot. i...
  18. New Cockatiel Owner, Hello! :)

    Hello everyone, I am a 15 year old who just recently purchased a cockatiel. His name is Benji and he is doing all around pretty well. He is so well adjusted the, however, the first day he came home he would hiss at everything and anything. However, now he is so sweet and loves to be handled and...
  19. Cage Size

    Cockatiel Talk
    I'm buying a cage now for my bird, pirate, who we'll be taking home in a couple weeks. Is this a good cage size? Size: 31"(W) X 20"(W) X 53"(H)
  20. 10 Fertile Eggs Laid - Need Advice

    Cockatiel Breeding
    I recently purchased a beautiful pair, healthy sweet and experienced breeders. They were sitting on 4 eggs when I brought them home, they have a wonderful environment and diet and are well loved. So far, the hen has stopped at 10 EGGS :wacko: We have 2 perfect babies hatched, all eggs seem fine...