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Spike was on my hand and he nibbled at my hand and he started to move back and forth. I was trying to cancell a order on the internet and I did not realize what he was doing at first :eek: Do you think he was trying to mate with my hand :eek: I told him No and put him in his cage for a bit. I think he wants me to have his eggs :eek: Has anyone else had this problem?
 

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Sounds like he was trying to mate with you. :p Apparently a lot of male cockatiels do that to their favourite person.
 

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Iam glad Iam his favourite person :) But I hope he does'nt try it again. I guess I will have to handle it like biting tell him no and put him somewhere else. I would never fit in a nest box :rolleyes:
 

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LOL! You certainly wouldn't fit in a nest box :D
It is great that you are his favourite person, but mating with your hand :eek:
That is a good idea to treat it like biting, at least he will learn not to do it again! *fingers crossed*
 

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Although it is sweet you need to sit him down and explain that while you appriciate his love and affection it would never work... Because people would talk.. and how unhealthy his new found "friend" is... Or maybe you could tell him it isn't him its you. remember let him down easy:p
 

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we haven't had a issue with our tiels doing it, But my quaker does it to my boyfriend often, Unfortunally he doesn't learn to quick and no matter how many times he's told no and placed some where else, he still does it -- but he's not the smartest bird on the block when it comes to learning what NO means
 

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I will try and let him down easy :p But somehow I think lets just be friends would break his heart ;)
LOL!!! :p I've had one of my budgies (the evil one, Fizzy) try to mate with my hand before, it's rather disturbing. I'm sure Spike will forgive you if you break it off with him holding a bunch of millet. ;)
 

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I told him no again :eek: now he is preening. I just have to keep up with the disipline. My Mom says he is going through purberty, which I guess he is. He looked at me and said Pretty Boo :rolleyes: Mabey I can find some articles about what else I can do. But I think what Iam doing now will hopefully work. His bed time is 9pm-9am or 10am So I don't think he is getting too much light.
 
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