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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-15-2012, 07:45 PM Thread Starter


 
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it begins...

Ice turned two yesterday..
and im starting to think the terrible two's are real!!

its like she knew she turned two. and she was a brat today!!
biting, not stepping up.. being loud!

she never bit me before making me bleed and everything!.. and now cause she turned two.. she had to give a thank you bite LOOL

any thing i can do to keep her terrible two's low from the beggining so they dont escalate?


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my thoughts and i may be wrong but i consider my feathered family as my children and i treat them as such if they miss behave they don't get something they really like like a favorite treat or my attention and depending on the thing they do if severe they do not get to come out or if they are out they go back in their cage for time out. it may sound silly but it seems to work

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thank you for your quick responce
ice is my family as well.. so she got a time out.. she did not like it.. poor toys,
she took it out on them

she will be getting an early bedtime tonight as well


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When my conure bites he gets plopped ( gently ) on the floor and ignored for a few minutes.. Works like a charm.
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hmm im thinking she needs her wings clipped again.. thinks she can fly away from evrything.

thanks parrotletsrock i will definiatly try that!


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Dusty loves to be out and so do my trio(tiels) but if they misbehave they know they go in their cage and ignored. to bad that doesn't work with my kids lol

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Have you tried the "swaddling" method I used with Libby, my GCC? I learned it from an employee at my local bird shop and it's worked wonders. I posted about it in another thread. She was attacking my poor fingers whenever I came near her, and swaddling for a few minutes allows me to rub her head, neck, beak, etc., without any biting. The effect has carried over to her non-swaddling time. She steps up now without lunging at my fingers first. I still handle her very carefully, but I haven't been bitten for weeks and it's been great!

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Yes I remember reading about it!!
That sounds great!! I will try this today if she is still going to be a brat!
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Hope it works for you! It's wonderful to have healed up fingers!!

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Hope this is going better for you. Kiki was the nippiest bird ever. But I still loved/love her to death, and I can definitely see you care so much for Ice and just want the best for her without the biting.



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thank you everyone for the help

thank you Abby
i really do try to make her days better without the urge to bite me

no biting today.. maybe she was just tired..
ill definialty keep all your guys suggestions in mind when it comes to the little brat


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