They only had the purches that the cage came with and said they never owned a bird so they didn't know if he was loud or not. No he is happy guy. They only had sunflower seeds in his food dish though. His poo looks normal. We got him toys and more purches.
Update. I took all the parot sized toys and bird swings out of his cage and moved some thing around. Moved his food and water dishes up and he is eating. Checking out all the new stuff and chirping along with moon dust.
The white guy is my Moon Dust and the other pic is Glacier. Glacier ran from the camera. He will get on my finger but he throws a tantrum and get off then pecks at me....I have also noticed MD has a bigger crest.
Personally I don't think quarantining in a different room is necessary if the new bird has had a thorough check up by an avian vet. Even in the same house, they share the same airspace so any airborne illness can still pass from one bird to another.
They are both gorgeous Moon Dust's crest sure is impressive! It's awesome that Glacier will step up for you already. Keep working at it and use food bribery and he should tame down nicely.
Can I ask what the substance is that you're using on the bottom of Moon Dust's cage?
I don't have grates in all of my cages either for that exact reason. They can be dangerous and difficult to clean, so in my XL cage the grate is left out (they don't venture down to the bottom of the cage anyway since it's so big).
He eats the seed mix treat he has and a bit of the seed mix once all of his sunflower seeds are gone. He also eats all his millet. Just a bit ago we were giving him 1 sunflowerseed cause he was squacking and when he leaned forward i could see poop in his butt. Is that normal? His poo looks completely normal.
That's good. Do you mean poop stuck to his bum? That's not normal, see if you can spray his bottom with some warm water to remove it, because if it dries over his vent then he won't be able to poop at all.
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