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by Shooni
Sat Feb 21, 2015 8:03 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: My IRN is extremely flighty and scared of people?
Replies: 4
Views: 1036

My IRN is extremely flighty and scared of people?

Hi there, I have an Indian Ringneck, he is 7 months old, I have owned him for two. I'm having a lot of troubles with the little guy. He seems to be terrified of people, yet I have never done anything wrong to him. I really need some advice. He's settled in just fine. Plays with his toys, eating happ...
by Shooni
Tue Dec 30, 2014 1:48 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: New owner, struggling to tame my Ringneck.
Replies: 7
Views: 1353

Re: New owner, struggling to tame my Ringneck.

Hey again! Figured I would post a quick update, if anyone were interested. I continued my method of wedging treats through the bars and resting my hand on a nearby perch, and he kept coming over to grab the food, slowly becoming less weary of my hand. Anyway, tonight I decided to instead hold a good...
by Shooni
Sat Dec 27, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: New owner, struggling to tame my Ringneck.
Replies: 7
Views: 1353

Re: New owner, struggling to tame my Ringneck.

Thank you both, I appreciate the replies! Don't worry, I wasn't expecting him to be completely calm and tamed within a couple days. I've plenty of time on my hands to work with, whether it takes months upwards to a year. I'm mostly worried of doing something wrong or upsetting the bird, hence postin...
by Shooni
Sat Dec 27, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: New owner, struggling to tame my Ringneck.
Replies: 7
Views: 1353

New owner, struggling to tame my Ringneck.

Hey there! I'm new to both the site and ownership of a Ringneck, so sorry if I get anything wrong. Roughly two weeks ago I purchased a IRN. He is 4 months old, supposedly stick trained and hand tame, but apparently that isn't the case. He's settled into his cage just fine. Eating, grinding his beak,...