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  1. Are females easy to train tricks?

    Training and Bonding
    I am getting a pearl-pied cockatiel and I've heard most pearl pied are more than likely to be female, especially if the mum cockatiel is pied, pearl pied or lutino. :pearl: At first I wanted a male but it's impossible to tell the gender at 3 weeks of age unless it has a DNA test. After doing...
  2. Starting harness training -- Advice please!

    Cockatiel Talk
    So, I've brought my little bird home & she seems very well settled in! She loves being petted and handled and makes no fuss about being upside down, having her wings, feet lifted etc. So, I've decided to go ahead with my original planning of buying a harness. A couple of people on here...
  3. Harness Training -- Appropriate age & tips?

    Training and Bonding
    I'll be picking up my baby bird (8/9 weeks old) in the next couple of weeks and I was wondering what age is generally acceptable to start harness training, and if there's any advice that any of you could give? Is the Aviator Harness the generally accepted high-standard harness? It's quite warm...
  4. Harness training help.

    Training and Bonding
    Hi there, I bought a harness for my cockatiel a while ago and I have not been able to get it on him. Whenever I bring the harness out he just chews the clips (their silver and black). Does anyone have some ideas for helping me teach him to use it. I really want him to go outside for a fly but...