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by DEEDEE
Sat May 14, 2011 12:26 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Need Help Taming older parrots
Replies: 6
Views: 902

Re: Need Help Taming older parrots

I also have a Male & Female in the same cage, no problem behaviour now apart from eating everything in sight when they are out, it has took a few years for them to trust me, the female is more trust worthy and is the youngest. I would say they are 90% tame as they will go on my hands and take food, ...
by DEEDEE
Wed Apr 07, 2010 1:19 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: In the Wild
Replies: 3
Views: 853

Re: In the Wild

Yes I'm in the UK, there has long been a Flock in the Southern end of the Country, I have also heard on the Radio that they have spread North as far as Sheffield, (get your Maps out). I remember seeing them in Barcelona on La Ramblas.
by DEEDEE
Tue Apr 06, 2010 11:40 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: In the Wild
Replies: 3
Views: 853

In the Wild

What is the Natural colour of an IRN or isnt there one, I know different colours come via crossing Birds, So guess this comes natural. So did different colours arise from different parts of their Homelands, North South East West. Then over time came together and mutated to give the colours.
by DEEDEE
Sun Jan 17, 2010 7:57 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Males
Replies: 1
Views: 356

Re: Males

I have a Male and Female, the Female is the most affectionate of the pair, When I got them She was around 1 year and He possibly 2. I can handle them both without losing skin now, She is the trouble of the pair eats everything, clean paper in the cage rips it too shreds, Wallpaper, Woodwork. I put i...
by DEEDEE
Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: George & Mildred
Replies: 2
Views: 449

Re: George & Mildred

Yeah She starts with her submissive noises, and the rest just happens. But he is so colourfull.
by DEEDEE
Sat Nov 21, 2009 1:10 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: George & Mildred
Replies: 2
Views: 449

George & Mildred

I remembered how to do it, heres my two, he is a show off, doing his mating ritual, http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a268/DMutter/IMG_1865.jpg http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a268/DMutter/IMG_1869.jpg http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a268/DMutter/IMG_1870.jpg http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a2...
by DEEDEE
Sat Nov 21, 2009 12:11 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Male or Female???
Replies: 17
Views: 1941

Re: Male or Female???

I would hazzard a guess its a Female, but Sheena has a point, But I say FEMALE.
by DEEDEE
Sat Nov 21, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Up-loading Photos
Replies: 0
Views: 630

Up-loading Photos

I have done this before but for the life of me I cannot remember how to, I have a couple of Pictures of George dancing and feeding Mildred, Well doing his Courtship bit I think.
by DEEDEE
Sat Nov 14, 2009 2:00 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: can my irn have fresh coconut
Replies: 3
Views: 955

Re: can my irn have fresh coconut

Mine won't touch it
by DEEDEE
Sat Nov 14, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Ruffle's First Nail Trim
Replies: 3
Views: 1589

Re: Ruffle's First Nail Trim

Ha Ha I can relate to this post, I have double the trouble, George & Mildred don't like having their wings clipped either. George bites his nails (forever got his foot in his beak) but not mildred. When I have had her in the Towel when its opened she stands there and looks at me as if to say --- rig...
by DEEDEE
Sat Nov 14, 2009 1:49 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: the fun off bath time
Replies: 10
Views: 1968

Re: the fun off bath time

My two also tried to bathe in the water bowl, I have a spray but they don't seem to happy with that method, so I got a large Ice Cream carton cut it down and now they stand in water upto their bellies and splash. This is the best way because I can then remove it and all the damp paper.
by DEEDEE
Sun Sep 20, 2009 12:57 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Is this normal?
Replies: 3
Views: 394

I have a Male & Female nither where hand tame, different story now not 100% lay down tickle my tummy, but I get to keep my skin, that bit I like.
by DEEDEE
Sun Jul 19, 2009 12:16 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: To clip or not to clip.
Replies: 13
Views: 770

I have two and Clip both of their wigs, nither are 100% tame, will go on hand, shoulder and dont run away. But I take them outside and release them to roam the lawn and bushes. They are always out in the house when we are in, but as you know they would eat their way out if they where left unattended...
by DEEDEE
Sun Mar 29, 2009 12:53 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Advice on change
Replies: 3
Views: 838

Thanks for the replys, he is quite tame now he will go on the hand without biting, but will not let me cover his wings, as per towel, they are in the front room so could have been startled by anything out side the window. Just thought a Cat used to jump up at the window and sit on the sill, this cou...
by DEEDEE
Sat Mar 28, 2009 9:32 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: a little help plz with new IRN
Replies: 10
Views: 1322

I think as they become more part of the family they will eat practicly anything you have, mine are a bit partial to the wall paper, doors, coving even a bit of fresh flesh now and again, :)
by DEEDEE
Sat Mar 28, 2009 9:22 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Advice on change
Replies: 3
Views: 838

Advice on change

Sorry about the towel but I like my fingers, this is my Male Ringnecks tail, as you can see two black lines have appeared in his feathers, any idea what this represents, adult hood ?? any thoughts thank you DEEDEE - England http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a268/DMutter/IMG_1490.jpg http://i13.photo...
by DEEDEE
Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:59 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: 2 IRN in one cage
Replies: 4
Views: 629

I have a Male + Female in the same cage, as for breeding pair ?? but they like mounting at 06.00 when I'm up for work, Sex Mad. Wings are clipped so when the English weather permits I take them out on the Garden. When I got them they had'nt been handled and didnt mind taking a chunk or two out of me...
by DEEDEE
Fri Nov 07, 2008 1:09 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Tech help please
Replies: 17
Views: 2714

I'm in the UK and have no problem (tiscali)
by DEEDEE
Sat Aug 09, 2008 7:42 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Moulting
Replies: 11
Views: 1760

My two Male + Female have just lost their long tail feathers and some wing, you can see the new ones coming through
by DEEDEE
Thu Jun 05, 2008 12:27 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: This is Mani!!
Replies: 21
Views: 2586

growing up nice
by DEEDEE
Wed Jun 04, 2008 12:21 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: stop looking
Replies: 5
Views: 991

stop looking

I am not sharing with you, so go away







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by DEEDEE
Sun Jun 01, 2008 12:33 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Can You Put A IRN With Cage Beside Of Cockatiel Cage?
Replies: 4
Views: 907

Its strange what goes to gether We have George & Mildred and a old Tom Cat. They never bother each other and how funny to see them both stroll past the Cat as he lays on the rug.
by DEEDEE
Sun Jun 01, 2008 12:14 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: What do you think
Replies: 6
Views: 1215

What do you think

As I live in the UK this might be a bit of a long shot. When I clean the cage out I throw the waste and left over food on the steps for the local wild life. This is one visitor I cannot put a type too. We are thinking Yellow Finch or Yellow Hammer but never seen one so Yellow, any ideas. http://i13....
by DEEDEE
Sun Jun 01, 2008 11:59 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: George & Mildred
Replies: 3
Views: 698

George & Mildred

George & Mildred in the Twilight Zone

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by DEEDEE
Sat May 31, 2008 1:00 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: My 3 Babies
Replies: 4
Views: 969

My 3 Babies

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by DEEDEE
Thu May 29, 2008 1:09 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Mating dance at 8 months?
Replies: 4
Views: 811

I will try to catch George doing his dance to Mildred, he raises his left foot 3 times and then feeds her
by DEEDEE
Wed May 28, 2008 2:08 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Huge Taming help needed!!!
Replies: 38
Views: 3715

I have a Female (1 year) and a Male (2 year), I have had them 1.5 years the Female will go on my hand no problem, if I go out on the garden I take her with me. Now he is different not so trusting outside he will go on my hand and nither bite in anger. But he will have nothing to do with me indoors. ...
by DEEDEE
Fri Dec 28, 2007 2:07 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Taming a 3 y/o
Replies: 5
Views: 1028

Welcome to the world of having 2 Birds who are in Love. I also have 2 birds that are in love. I have had them for 1 year now and the Female will step on my hand sit on my shoulder and be contented. He is a different story, will still not come to me, has done but will not do it freely. He is better t...
by DEEDEE
Tue Nov 27, 2007 1:27 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: more upto date photos
Replies: 2
Views: 695

more upto date photos

My Boy http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a268/DMutter/IMG_0288.jpg My Girl http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a268/DMutter/IMG_0285.jpg Attack the Hoover http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a268/DMutter/IMG_0284.jpg http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a268/DMutter/IMG_0282.jpg
by DEEDEE
Mon Nov 12, 2007 2:01 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: 11 Months
Replies: 12
Views: 2010

Elizabeth, you just made me laugh, in the village next to us they have just held a Ferret racing competition, it sold out in 5 hours
by DEEDEE
Sat Nov 03, 2007 2:28 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Bird and a dog???
Replies: 14
Views: 2550

we have a cat that does not bother the IRNs, I would never leave them unatended whilst out, but its strange to see the cat walk straight past them as though they are not there. I will say he pricks his ears up if they Flap their wings, this must be the only thing that he relates them to being Birds.
by DEEDEE
Sat Nov 03, 2007 2:18 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: More then 1 IRN?
Replies: 4
Views: 1251

I have a Male & Female together. I bought them both at the same time. They were in the same cage and have been together now for a Year with me. I will say it has been hard to gain their confidence and trust, but I'm winning slowly. The Female will go on my hand without biting now, the Male is st...
by DEEDEE
Fri Oct 05, 2007 1:06 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: 11 Months
Replies: 12
Views: 2010

Elizabeth excuse my ignorance where is Hobart
by DEEDEE
Wed Oct 03, 2007 1:14 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: 11 Months
Replies: 12
Views: 2010

I think once I have worked my Magic on the Female and She becomes 100% trusting it will only be a matter of time before George follows in her steps. Neither will take chunks out of me now, I'm the Daddy.
by DEEDEE
Mon Oct 01, 2007 12:22 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: 11 Months
Replies: 12
Views: 2010

11 Months

That is how long I've had my Ring Necks, Male & Female. Its been a long hard slog trying to get them to be my friend but I have started to win. You could not get close to them without needing a plaster, now I can get them on my hand they have a nibble but no bite. When they are out on the garden...
by DEEDEE
Tue Jul 31, 2007 11:50 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Coconut
Replies: 3
Views: 999

Well tried the coconut and they have not even tried it, Strawberry's are gone in an instant
by DEEDEE
Sun Jul 29, 2007 8:32 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Coconut
Replies: 3
Views: 999

Coconut

I have bought one for myself, but is it okay for my IRNs ????
by DEEDEE
Tue Jul 24, 2007 12:37 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Male & Female ritual
Replies: 2
Views: 757

Male & Female ritual

Whats going off here, they are both on the same perch, he lifts his left foot up and down a couple of times, then it seems as he is feeding her, they did this about 4 - 5 times, if I had my camera it would be easier to tell you.
by DEEDEE
Sun Jul 08, 2007 12:51 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: New Game .. Name a Famous Bird
Replies: 21
Views: 4699

Demi Moore
Ghost

Good looking old Bird, Male Perspective
by DEEDEE
Sun Jul 08, 2007 12:49 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: New Game .. Name a Famous Bird
Replies: 21
Views: 4699

Demi Moore
Ghost

Shes one good looking Bird, Male perspective
by DEEDEE
Sun Jul 08, 2007 12:46 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Flight Returns
Replies: 8
Views: 1610

Never seen any of those about
by DEEDEE
Sun Jul 08, 2007 5:42 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Flight Returns
Replies: 8
Views: 1610

Its a risk we take and perhaps we shouldnt. My friend did ours the first time, but because they are a light bird it doesnt take as much effort as say a Cockatoo. Will have to look at it again and see if its worth letting them out again. I do not like the idea of them being locked away, I do not keep...
by DEEDEE
Sat Jul 07, 2007 11:57 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Flight Returns
Replies: 8
Views: 1610

Flight Returns

Out on the garden to day, George & Mildred were quite content to sit in the Sun until, George decided to stretch his wings and hey Presto they worked, he went 10 yards but luckily could not gain any height. Happy it was to day and not next week or it might have been a different ending. Remember ...
by DEEDEE
Sat Jun 30, 2007 1:26 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Strawberry's
Replies: 4
Views: 1301

it seems if mum and dad can eat it so can we. We used to have a cockatiel that would sit on your hand and try to eat the food before you put it in your mouth, if he lost he would bite your lips. These two just seem to walk up and take it.
by DEEDEE
Sat Jun 30, 2007 1:18 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: UK Floods
Replies: 3
Views: 1147

No we have been spared the destruction, but it was only a matter of miles away
by DEEDEE
Fri Jun 29, 2007 1:13 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: UK Floods
Replies: 3
Views: 1147

UK Floods

Bridge to Railway Station Chesterfield

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Main road into Chesterfield Town

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by DEEDEE
Fri Jun 29, 2007 12:38 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Strawberry's
Replies: 4
Views: 1301

Strawberry's

Strawberry's now they devoured it, is nothing safe
by DEEDEE
Tue Jun 26, 2007 11:52 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Cucumber
Replies: 2
Views: 1359

Cucumber

was eating a Salad and a slice of cumber disappeared and yes they devoured it, cheeky buggers wanted more. :D :D :D
by DEEDEE
Tue Jun 19, 2007 11:47 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: The shuttle launch (Atlantis)
Replies: 8
Views: 1261

we visited the space centre whilst we were in florida ---- great----- remember thinking what happens if you get a puncture----- gators everywhere did not fancy being dinner
by DEEDEE
Mon Jun 18, 2007 12:03 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Seaworld Orlando Florida
Replies: 9
Views: 1574

Been there a few times but costs a bloody fortune to do it from the UK
by DEEDEE
Mon Jun 18, 2007 12:00 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Hurricane a brewoming
Replies: 4
Views: 859

Over here in the UK its quite wam and very muggy at times, but we have had quite a bit of rain. When I was out last Friday a road I was on was causing problems for the cars, it was 3-4 foot deep did not bother my HGV though.
by DEEDEE
Thu May 31, 2007 12:43 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Security--Please Read
Replies: 7
Views: 1480

What are phishers not heard this before in the UK, but guess you mean CON MEN
by DEEDEE
Mon Apr 09, 2007 9:09 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Wing Clipping
Replies: 7
Views: 1973

Yes they do seem to be more tollerent, but I think that would be different if tey had flight.
by DEEDEE
Tue Mar 27, 2007 11:59 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Male & Female
Replies: 5
Views: 1363

Well you women always blame time of the month, for the temper tantrums, yes its Mr DEEDEE
by DEEDEE
Sat Mar 24, 2007 2:55 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Male & Female
Replies: 5
Views: 1363

Hes quite content to sit there, climb and behave, the Lady cannot pass by anything without sinking her beak into something. Means you have got to have eyes in the back of your head.
by DEEDEE
Sat Mar 24, 2007 8:12 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Male & Female
Replies: 5
Views: 1363

Male & Female

Why is the Female more destructive han the Male, has anyone else noticed this
by DEEDEE
Fri Mar 23, 2007 2:06 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Wing Clipping
Replies: 7
Views: 1973

Wing Clipping

My birds wings are clipped, but the question is do you clip the same wing or alternate, giving the chance for the feathers to grow
by DEEDEE
Wed Feb 28, 2007 1:54 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: polmegranites
Replies: 7
Views: 3166

Mine wont touch Banana, had some Melon loved it but I'm still unsure what to do with PASTA,
by DEEDEE
Fri Feb 09, 2007 1:07 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: taming two irns
Replies: 6
Views: 2333

my male and female share the same cage, they only argue over monkey nuts. rest of the time is spent preening each other, Oh and humping
by DEEDEE
Wed Jan 24, 2007 12:02 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Male & Female
Replies: 6
Views: 2439

Male & Female

Yes I have a male & female IRN's, I'm sure they are birds, they have feathers and a beak, but now I'm confused. I have come to thinking they are Rabbits. Ita like a xxxxx rated show, she lowers sticks neck up and starts making a noise, not sure if he's willing or thinks bloody hell not again.
by DEEDEE
Wed Jan 10, 2007 12:57 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Fruit and Veg grocery list
Replies: 13
Views: 4969

Everything is fine I come here to Pick you brains for the Birds, I hope everything I learn I will be able to put into practice for the Birds well being, Happy Birds happy Parents
by DEEDEE
Tue Jan 09, 2007 12:42 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Fruit and Veg grocery list
Replies: 13
Views: 4969

How do we do the Pasta boil and the let cool surely not straight from the bag, I asked my local veg man for a pommegranite (end of season) so they will have to wait, seedless grapes, fruit sticks, monkey nuts, corn on cob still trying different things, also what about the ENGLISH £ POUND
by DEEDEE
Sat Jan 06, 2007 2:46 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Near Escape
Replies: 8
Views: 3596

I bought my cage and the spacings about 3/4 inch, but the top where it opens is a gap of about an inch, I noticed after the first week the male can get his head through, so now I have a perch that I fasten to the top to make the gap narrower. Problem solved, will put a picture of the cage when I get...
by DEEDEE
Sat Jan 06, 2007 2:36 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Corn on Cob
Replies: 8
Views: 3507

put it in yesterday looked this afternoon and have took about 4/5 rows off panicked for nothing
by DEEDEE
Sat Jan 06, 2007 1:44 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: dinner time
Replies: 2
Views: 1099

Our Cocatiel used to eat with us, also if we had a sandwich at tea time he would sit on your shoulder and nibble your lip if you didnt offer him any, he would eat anything, loved crisps. RIP Cocky of 17 years. Sadley our IRNs are not Tame enough to want to be part of the family yet. Still working on...
by DEEDEE
Fri Jan 05, 2007 1:33 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Corn on Cob
Replies: 8
Views: 3507

Corn on Cob

Right been shopping at Sainsburys Supermarket and bought a Corn on the Cob for the Birds, question is do I hang it in the cage raw or do I have to cook it, Please advise me LOL DEEDEE
by DEEDEE
Sat Dec 23, 2006 12:45 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Pomegranates
Replies: 4
Views: 2448

Pomegranate's
Seedless red grapes
Corn on Cob

They wait for the other to get a bite then try to take it off them, have a mini tug of war. But yes they love the treats. Just not me. YET still trying to get their trust.
by DEEDEE
Mon Dec 18, 2006 11:10 am
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: a few ?s about irns
Replies: 11
Views: 4647

Welcome to another UK resident
by DEEDEE
Sun Dec 17, 2006 12:04 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Wings Clipped Today
Replies: 3
Views: 806

I watched him and it seemed easy, 2 diferent birds now, opened cage top and they were contented to sit on the top. Not like the last time he flew out as I opened the door.
by DEEDEE
Sun Dec 17, 2006 1:21 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Wings Clipped Today
Replies: 3
Views: 806

Wings Clipped Today

Yes they are going to be clipped today, He keeps flying out of the cage door as soon as you open it, so fast. So for saftey reasons and the danger of them hurting themselfs, I think this is the best option. A guy who keeps Macaws is going to do it. The Vet wanted £30 a Bird. Shock Horror
by DEEDEE
Sun Dec 17, 2006 1:10 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Considering opening another forum:
Replies: 12
Views: 4131

A birds a bird, some have even better curves than the Feathered variemty. Yeh go ahead it all makes interesting reading. YES
by DEEDEE
Sun Dec 10, 2006 1:41 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: My Poor Buggas!
Replies: 9
Views: 3468

Wow 40 deg, Today in good old Blighty it was 3.5 Frost first thing this morning.
by DEEDEE
Sun Dec 10, 2006 1:37 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: How Long
Replies: 1
Views: 555

How Long

I know this will be a stupid question but, I have had George and Mildred a few weeks now, not sure of ages or history. Wondering how long before we can clean the cage out, get close without them going Scatty. The Male had my finger the other day. I did not cry. Wow it hurt. As I posted a Piccie the ...
by DEEDEE
Mon Dec 04, 2006 12:33 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello I'm new here
Replies: 5
Views: 1909

Yes we called them George & Mildred,
by DEEDEE
Sun Dec 03, 2006 2:06 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello I'm new here
Replies: 5
Views: 1909

Hello I'm new here

I'm new here and the proud owner of two Indian Green Ringnecks, also told they are male & female. We have only had them for two weeks so still treading on egg shells. Not sure how old they are, I asked but they refused to talk. I have got photos and will post later, so you can give advice. Pleas...