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  1. Hand reared vs parent reared?

    Cockatiel Talk
    I think I put this in the wrong category so reposting here. I'm looking to buy a cockatiel and not sure whether the hand reared ones are worth the price? There's a guy who has some hand reared and is asking for £120, other babies in my area are usually £25-£30 so its a huge difference in price...
  2. Hand reared vs parent reared?

    Training and Bonding
    Not sure if this is in the right category but I'm looking to buy a cockatiel and not sure whether the hand reared ones are worth the price? There's a guy who has some hand reared and is asking for £120, other babies in my area are usually £25-£30 so its a huge difference in price. I've only kept...
  3. How to deal with aggressive/scared cockatiels?

    Training and Bonding
    I've had a male and female cockatiel (male now 8 months, female 6 months; we think) for just under 2 months, they were supposedly hand reared however when I picked them up from the seller we weren't allowed in the house and we think they weren't treated the best, and were definitely not hand...
  4. new owner, unknown behaviour / sounds

    Cockatiel Talk
    hi there, i have recently purchased a cockatiel, its a 2-3 month old lutino. Firstly i am not sure if its a boy or girl. i'm hoping its a boy as i would like him to be abit more vocal. is there any way i can tell or someone on here can tell? at 2-3 months how vocal should they be? would they...
  5. !!Pastelface Reverse Platinum Pearl Pied!! (Introducing, Mellow!)

    Cockatiel Pictures
    Hello Everyone, Lately I have been asking alot of questions on here recently regarding my 7 week old cockatiel named Mellow. Shes absolutely settled in now, and im no longer worried about anything. I thought now would be a good time to upload a photo of her or him (not sure as yet). Mellow is...
  6. Really concerned! Please help.

    Your Cockatiels Health
    Hello Again, Im probably just a worried new mum, but i only just got my 6 week old (nearly 7 now) cockatiel, her weight is 80g (i think this is okay but would like to know for sure (shes maintaining that weight)). The part that concerns me is that she looks like she thinks my other (elderly)...
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