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by jobo2mi
Sat Mar 26, 2011 5:17 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Digging and crooning
Replies: 7
Views: 1827

Re: Digging and crooning

Your little girl is in mating mode! :oops: She's displaying how pretty she is for you and how much she wants you for a mate ... that is the head back, crooning business. The digging in the cage is also mating behavior. :shock: Nesting behavior, actually. She may lay you a couple eggs (mine has for t...
by jobo2mi
Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:17 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: OTHER FORUMS............
Replies: 5
Views: 1047

Re: OTHER FORUMS............

Lots of other bird forums out there .... BirdBoard is one, but if you want a few more, Email or PM me and I can give you the links. Not sure how posting other forum links goes over here ... other forums don't like it much ...
by jobo2mi
Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Is this a dead forum...?
Replies: 23
Views: 3575

Re: Is this a dead forum...?

Not dead at all!!! But I know I stayed away awhile until they got the SPAMMERS taken care of!! It was AWFUL!! But looks like it's back in full force so will be spending time here too!!!
by jobo2mi
Sun Dec 20, 2009 6:32 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Male or Female???
Replies: 17
Views: 1944

Re: Male or Female???

Still looks like a girl to me...

For less than $20 you can get her DNA sexed and you'll know for sure ... need to ge a little blood from her is all ..... feather testing is a bit more, but still less than $25

http://www.avianbiotech.com/
by jobo2mi
Thu Nov 26, 2009 9:01 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Male or Female???
Replies: 17
Views: 1944

Re: Male or Female???

I see no evidence of any kind of ring ... I would say you have a girl!! If your fid is about 1 1/2 yr old, you should see SOME evidence of a ring going to come in ... looks like a girl to me :D But without knowing the age for sure, you can just wait for at least a year to see if a ring develops, or ...
by jobo2mi
Tue Nov 03, 2009 7:24 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Downtime
Replies: 10
Views: 1741

Re: Downtime

I'm so glad we're back up!!! I was scared the forum had disappeared for good! Every time I tried to log on, it gave me the 404 error message and said I wasn't authorized to enter this website :( Glad to see it's back!!!
by jobo2mi
Sun Oct 11, 2009 7:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: An Update
Replies: 5
Views: 1441

Re: An Update

Wow! It's been a little while since I've logged on! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the new look. So much easier to find the posts (rather than try to pick out posts from all the darn Google ads :( )

Very easy to navigate. Love it!

Did I mention I love the new look? :D
by jobo2mi
Mon Aug 31, 2009 2:39 pm
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Story of Rainbow Bridge
Replies: 13
Views: 5093

Story of Rainbow Bridge

The Rainbow Bridge She opened her eyes ... as if she woke from a dream. All around her were the sights and sounds of the most beautiful place she had ever seen. A tropical paradise, with lush green foliage and trees of every kind, stretching as far as she could see towards the most beautiful blue sk...
by jobo2mi
Sat Jun 20, 2009 6:11 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: How many birds ...
Replies: 42
Views: 3472

9 birds

1 green female IRN
1 sun conure
1 quaker
1 BH caique
2 tiels
3 budgies

and 1 cat! :D
by jobo2mi
Sat Apr 11, 2009 7:12 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Previously Tamed IRN Gone Angry
Replies: 2
Views: 481

When I got my Nala, it took me six months to get her to trust me enough to not take a chunk out of me!!! And I worked with her nearly every day for 10 to 15 minutes at a time. I thought she'd NEVER be nice. I took so many bites ... :( But once she finally decided she loved me, now she is my lover bi...
by jobo2mi
Sat Apr 11, 2009 6:57 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: IRN biting holes in my clothes.
Replies: 10
Views: 1772

there....that's better........sorry
by jobo2mi
Sat Apr 11, 2009 6:51 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: IRN biting holes in my clothes.
Replies: 10
Views: 1772

sorry, my pic is too big! I'll delete it......... sorry i have to resize it
by jobo2mi
Sat Apr 11, 2009 6:37 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: IRN biting holes in my clothes.
Replies: 10
Views: 1772

Yup! Old clothes is the best answer! :D Also, if you DO have her on you just before you are leaving the house, have someone do a 'poop check' for you ... you may get to the grocery store and someone will point out the fact that you have bird poo down the back of your shirt! LOL (guess how I know tha...
by jobo2mi
Fri Jan 09, 2009 7:54 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: deleted.
Replies: 32
Views: 9228

Girl???? Boy????? Put us out of our misery!! :shock: :D :D :P
by jobo2mi
Fri Jan 09, 2009 7:32 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Does your IRN like to be petted?
Replies: 16
Views: 2118

My Nala likes to be petted too She will let me rub her back and under her wings ... she pins her eyes at me (little flirt ) and coos and makes those little purring noises ... I give her a 'hug' too, giving her a little squeeze around her whole body ... she just coos at me ... she is such a lover bir...
by jobo2mi
Thu Jan 01, 2009 10:37 am
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: Silly budgie...
Replies: 3
Views: 1258

HAHAHAHAH That is so cuuuuuuute!! Silly fid!! :D
by jobo2mi
Thu Dec 25, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: deleted.
Replies: 32
Views: 9228

I vote ... Girl! :D
by jobo2mi
Thu Dec 25, 2008 5:48 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: How common are incorrect DNA results??
Replies: 4
Views: 577

DNA says girl ... and it looks like a girl ... my female (laid eggs!) has a ring like that, males have a DEFINITE DARK ring ... but I know what you mean - when you see that ring, even a light one, you wonder ...
by jobo2mi
Mon Dec 22, 2008 5:03 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: My second batch
Replies: 9
Views: 3112

Lories are soooo beautiful!!! Lucky you getting to raise them! (*except for the liquid poop issue :shock: ) Thanks for showig them off! They are lovely!
by jobo2mi
Mon Dec 22, 2008 4:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: registration is back up
Replies: 8
Views: 1810

Just checked in after a short absence ... WOW!! I LOVE the green. It was very hard to see the printing against the silver/gray. I love being able to read the forum again. :D
by jobo2mi
Thu Oct 02, 2008 4:16 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Sharp nails
Replies: 5
Views: 878

Nala's nails were getting way too long and I ended up clipping them. I clipped one too short and poor baby was bleeding! I had flour all ready just in case of this scenario and it did stop it. Flour works! I felt so bad I didn't mean to clip it so short ... happens sometimes when they are wiggling a...
by jobo2mi
Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Luna has made it to anouther milestone
Replies: 7
Views: 910

I am so happy to read of Luna's progress. I have been checking for updates every so often ever since her accident. when I saw how much care and effort you put into bringing her bck to health, it just warms my heart. '

You go Luna girl. What a brave and strong girl you are!
by jobo2mi
Sat Sep 13, 2008 6:15 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Bites
Replies: 11
Views: 2294

Most to Least painful? IRN Caique Quaker Sun conure cockatiel budgie My IRN has taken CHUNKS out of my arm before she decided she loves me! My caique and quaker have just laid my fingers open once or twice, the sun pinches (no blood) the tiels go after the cuticles on the fingers which is kinda ouch...
by jobo2mi
Sun May 25, 2008 3:43 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Amazon?
Replies: 16
Views: 2214

Oh it sounds like that poor thing is just STARVED for attention and proper care!! :(

She will turn into such a cuddlebug if you show her you love her! :D

Congrats on the new addition and yes, pics please!
by jobo2mi
Mon May 12, 2008 5:10 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Obsession with teeth?
Replies: 7
Views: 1471

OMG I thought MY green featherbutt was the only who did that! Nala will try and try to climb in my mouth if I'm not careful. If I take a snooze in the afternoon and she is out, I have to make sure my mouth doesn't flop open or I will have a mouth full of IRN when I wake up!! LOLOL :lol: :lol: :lol:
by jobo2mi
Tue Apr 29, 2008 3:54 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: How is everyone???
Replies: 8
Views: 1705

Glad to see you back Dani. HOpe all is well with you. Prinny is so beautiful!
by jobo2mi
Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:49 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Luna's update
Replies: 13
Views: 2203

Another update? Been following Luna's progress. It is amazing what you have been able to do with her. She is such a fighter! Yay Luna!
by jobo2mi
Sat Feb 02, 2008 9:17 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: bobby
Replies: 21
Views: 2486

I was given an IRN because it was 'mean'. Well they weren't kididng ... BUT, I worked with her every day for 6 months, taking her into the bathroom (with the door closed and toilet closed) and letting her come out of her cage, then trying to handle her. It took SIX MONTHS working with her every day ...
by jobo2mi
Sat Feb 02, 2008 9:03 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: hi...is male = female
Replies: 18
Views: 1889

I have a female IRN ... not sure how old, but I do know she is a mature female, she laid 4 eggs for me last year (no male in sight here!) .. she is the sweetest thing, very jealous of ME with the other fids in the house. She doesn't talk, but that's OK, I love her and she obviously loves me! Don't k...
by jobo2mi
Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:57 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: cookie enjoy his spray bath
Replies: 6
Views: 972

Have you tried to take him into the shower? My Nala was a little scared of the shower at first, but I just worked with her and now if she is out and the shower comes on, she flies into the bathroom and screams till I pull out her shower perch! :D Don't ya love those wet birdies?? :roll:
by jobo2mi
Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Wet wet wet
Replies: 5
Views: 753

Must be something about the IRNs....my Nala also looks like Billy Idol when she's all wet!!! spikey feathers and all!! :D :D lol
by jobo2mi
Sun Jan 27, 2008 8:44 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: parrot painting..
Replies: 2
Views: 976

Oh I love the QP on your glasses! :D That is sooooooooooo Quaker!
by jobo2mi
Sun Jan 27, 2008 8:38 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: TALKING
Replies: 6
Views: 978

I've had Nala for almost a year now ... she is around 2 maybe 3 yrs old as far as i can tell ... and not a word from her! Four eggs last spring, but no words :wink: That's OK tho ... she is a lover bird even if she doesnt talk. I love her anyways :)
by jobo2mi
Tue Nov 27, 2007 5:32 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: tragic accident
Replies: 90
Views: 47709

MY my my! How lovely that Luna is doing so well. I've been watching this thread since Luna was injured and hoping against all hope that Luna would heal. It is with great joy that I see she is now playing hide n seek with her momma!! Please keep us updated as I know I'm not the only one praying for t...
by jobo2mi
Mon Jun 18, 2007 4:01 pm
Forum: Our Angels in Heaven: Rainbow Bridge
Topic: Sad News from Australia
Replies: 5
Views: 3036

So sorry to hear of your loss. We miss them so much when we lose them!
by jobo2mi
Sun May 20, 2007 4:25 pm
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: rose my tissue girl
Replies: 5
Views: 1654

Most newsprint is soy based ink now so perfectly safe for the fids
by jobo2mi
Sun May 13, 2007 1:06 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello from Michigan!
Replies: 13
Views: 3296

Hey I'm a Michigander also....Kalamazoo My IRN just laid me four eggs this spring....so I know she has grown up!! Faust, it will take patience and lots of work to get your IRN baby to take to you, but once s/he does, they are right, s/he can be a velcro bird, almost like a 'too!! I got my Nala in Fe...
by jobo2mi
Sat Apr 28, 2007 6:13 pm
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: Nala Laid a!n Egg
Replies: 4
Views: 1236

It's been a week and no more eggs! Thank heavens! She laid four for me and is such a lover bird again.....not that she ever had the hormone raging thing going on....she always loves me. I am just glad the eggs have stopped.
by jobo2mi
Tue Apr 17, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: Nala Laid a!n Egg
Replies: 4
Views: 1236

Nala Laid a!n Egg

Nala laid #3 today. I don't have a male so there's no chance of babies, but I know if she continues to lay it isn't healthy for her. How do I get her to stop?? There's no nesting material in her cage, no nest box, no male IRN (I do have 2 male [I think] quakers and a male [I think] sun conure) but t...
by jobo2mi
Tue Nov 14, 2006 5:09 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: i have a couple of questions
Replies: 2
Views: 762

i have a couple of questions

I know my IRN is a female, no ring around her neck, but I am seeing something about a back head tilt... do the females do that when they are feeling lovey? She also does this kind of purr/chirp thing. I'm assuming that also is an IRN trait. It has taken from February to October to get her to come to...
by jobo2mi
Mon Aug 07, 2006 3:16 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Help! Ricci keeps attacking me!
Replies: 25
Views: 4835

Bird owns you, clips today. As far as the latching on and all of that, dont take that personally... he was simply using his beak as a third hand because you made your shoulder unavailable and he was trying to land/perch. He didnt intentionally attack you, I assure you. I do know how it feels though...
by jobo2mi
Mon Jul 03, 2006 3:01 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New IRN Member ... Need HELP!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1165

Re: Gloves not a good tool to use for step-up training.

This maybe a an old legend that may have little merit but I have heard from numerous long standing bird owners that using gloves is not good for training purposes and are generally bad to have on when handling birds. The only time gloves are needed are when handling predatory birds with wicked stro...
by jobo2mi
Sat Jul 01, 2006 9:36 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New IRN Member ... Need HELP!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1165

New IRN Member ... Need HELP!!!

I finally found a forum devoted to these lovely birds -- Now I need help! I have had Nala for about 6 months or so. She is such a crabby beetch I can hardly work with her! I have to use a glove to get her out of her cage, (she bites the hand!) but as soon as she sees me even pick up the glove, she j...