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Two African Greys?

Please, experienced owners and lovers of this breed, give an advice would two Greys who live in the same house talk if they talked before they get to my house? I mean, I am just worried that they will stop talking because they will have an ability to communicate to each other they will no longer be interested in me and my husband. I am planning to keep them in a different cages, but they will be out a lot. What do you think? Thank you
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Two African Greys?

They only mimic sounds, they won't forget them. They might be quiet while they settle in. I've seen aviaries of greys all saying different phrases

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they will still talk i have been to breeders that have several grey and the birds still talk

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I have 2 who I recently adopted from an old family friend who's retiring and moving to Florida. She wanted me to take the birds as I had lots of experience with them in my youth but anyway they will definitely still talk to you. They'll also talk to eachother and interact using sounds and human noises. The lady I adopted them from has two small dogs so whenever someone knocks on her door she says "wait a minute" while she grabs the dogs, then says "okay come in". Well the crazy birds, one will imitate a knocking sound and the other will reply, "wait a minute, okay come in". Then, I never knew this but their previous owner mus not of cooked well as one will say, "Shoot I burned it" and the other will proceed to be a smoke alarm siren going off. It's pretty funny. So don't be afraid to get two of them. Definitely give them each their own cage like you said but I think you'll find they're less stressed and more friendly when you have two as they're able to interact when your not home.
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I have 2 who I recently adopted from an old family friend who's retiring and moving to Florida. She wanted me to take the birds as I had lots of experience with them in my youth but anyway they will definitely still talk to you. They'll also talk to eachother and interact using sounds and human noises. The lady I adopted them from has two small dogs so whenever someone knocks on her door she says "wait a minute" while she grabs the dogs, then says "okay come in". Well the crazy birds, one will imitate a knocking sound and the other will reply, "wait a minute, okay come in". Then, I never knew this but their previous owner mus not of cooked well as one will say, "Shoot I burned it" and the other will proceed to be a smoke alarm siren going off. It's pretty funny. So don't be afraid to get two of them. Definitely give them each their own cage like you said but I think you'll find they're less stressed and more friendly when you have two as they're able to interact when your not home.
That is hilarious!! You should record it sometime It also teaches us that maybe we shouldn't say some things because there is always someone listening!
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That is pretty funny...




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