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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. Parent Raised 5 Month old Male Cockatiel, not bonding help??

    Training and Bonding
    So about two months ago I rescued a male parent raised cockatiel. I followed the advice of leaving your hand in the cage so they get used to it, then use me some millet to get him to eat it from me and I even could get him to eat it while on my hand. However he now knows this is how I get him...
  4. I want to give this Girl a Home but...

    Training and Bonding
    :tiel3:(i currently have not pictures of her):tiel3: she's parent raised. shes at the pet store, but with being parent raised i don't think she'll find a home very easily. so i was wanting to get her but i want to know the best ways to train her to be handled. right now the only things i can...
  5. Help!!!

    Cockatiel Breeding
    My female cockatiel has been laying too many unfertilized eggs. She has 2 1 month old babies who have not left the nest yet. They are not handfed. I have been told to leave the unfertilized eggs there till she abandons them. But what do I do now that she won't stop laying unfertilized eggs?? I...
  6. Parent Raised Cockatiel, Difficulty Gaining Trust

    Training and Bonding
    I got Chuckie in December of 2007 when he was about 3 months old. He is parent raised, so he's not very comfortable around people. I started to finger train him after a few weeks and I'd let him fly around my house (and now at my apartment), but when I had to leave home for college in 2009 (I...
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