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by lilstephii143
Sun Dec 15, 2013 1:33 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: its been 4 weeks and alot of bites
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: its been 4 weeks and alot of bites

Well it was more if dog cat behaviors not birds. Nd school is more of medicines. We went over behavior briefly but not for birds. Ill just let her be. Maybe im just reading from to many sources on the internet that suggest different things. But once im done studying ill read those sites .
by lilstephii143
Sun Dec 15, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: its been 4 weeks and alot of bites
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: its been 4 weeks and alot of bites

Yes we learned about reforcements. The thing is when u say let her climb she doesnt want to be near me at all and seems happy that way. I was trying to show her im not going to hurt her and when she does come out goodthings have for example she gets a treat. I will look into the sites and read some ...
by lilstephii143
Sun Dec 15, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: its been 4 weeks and alot of bites
Replies: 6
Views: 379

its been 4 weeks and alot of bites

So its been 4 weeks since I brought my IRN with me to PA. I wrote in my previous post about her coming here. I tried not using a glove thinking a glove would be more scary and now I have to start using one. She has bitten me several times and not just a bite and run away... she purposely bites and s...
by lilstephii143
Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:28 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: has anyone tried clicker training?
Replies: 20
Views: 692

Re: has anyone tried clicker training?

Oh ok because i never wanted to take the food out. Birds need to eat throught out the day so i was wondering. And do u suggest training should only be max 15 mins? I saw this on one site but didnt see a time anywhere else
by lilstephii143
Mon Nov 25, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: has anyone tried clicker training?
Replies: 20
Views: 692

Re: has anyone tried clicker training?

Oh i didnt think of a pen! Thats perfect. Ill be starting next week after the holidays. Thanks for the advice ill keep you guys posted or if i need help lol
by lilstephii143
Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:16 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: has anyone tried clicker training?
Replies: 20
Views: 692

Re: has anyone tried clicker training?

I been reading on the clicker training tho. it doesn't seem as hard as everyone had made it seem. You start with the stick and associate everytime is touched u click because that's what we went and he will associate when touching the clicker he gets rewarded and will learn to go up and get out of th...
by lilstephii143
Sun Nov 24, 2013 10:17 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: has anyone tried clicker training?
Replies: 20
Views: 692

has anyone tried clicker training?

im going to bring my IRN back next weekend and I been trying to find good way to work with her.Alot of these on youtube was to use a stick and a clicker and to teach her to slowly know touching the stick is good and eventually use that to let her go on ur hand and etc. any opinons on this? I never d...
by lilstephii143
Wed Nov 20, 2013 4:22 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Landlord allowing me to bring my irn to college house ! :D
Replies: 4
Views: 291

Re: Landlord allowing me to bring my irn to college house !

Well i know shes a irn... But if she screams nonstop im gonna have to bring er back home for xmas.. But i told them she usually does it in the morning when the sun goes up. Im gonma try to teach her she gets no attentiom when yelling and when she stops give her a treat. I know its not going to work ...
by lilstephii143
Tue Nov 19, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: This feature will chicks?
Replies: 3
Views: 377

Re: This feature will chicks?

is pied rare? haven't seen one yet in irn
by lilstephii143
Tue Nov 19, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Landlord allowing me to bring my irn to college house ! :D
Replies: 4
Views: 291

Landlord allowing me to bring my irn to college house ! :D

So if anyone read my previous post on my irn and how I left it home with my sisters care. I asked my landlord ( I asked him when moving in and it was - no birds) but I told him my sisters aren't doing a good job with socialization so he is allowing me to bring her . Well im hoping this will let me w...
by lilstephii143
Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:50 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: does it matter what age to start training?
Replies: 21
Views: 10031

Re: does it matter what age to start training?

I asked my landlord when i moved in to bring in a bird but he was like no ... So i figured maybe i can talk to him and give it a try. He will probably say no again. But ill try again. Thank for the insite ! I want to try to bring her here so i can do work with her
by lilstephii143
Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:38 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: New untame bird - my diary
Replies: 96
Views: 2909

Re: New untame bird - my diary

i had the same cage for my IRN until she got her beak stuck 2x in between the bars and screamed her head off. it was right after her beak where she got it stuck and indented into her muscle.. well she had to goto the vet for a look... now shes in a sugar glider wiring cage what i was told it was... ...
by lilstephii143
Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:32 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: does it matter what age to start training?
Replies: 21
Views: 10031

Re: does it matter what age to start training?

Image

this was us around last winter.. again i couldnt just get her up there.. she flew onto the floor after being scared and then stood on my finger but looking for her cage. (sorry for the bad pic)
by lilstephii143
Thu Nov 14, 2013 7:31 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: does it matter what age to start training?
Replies: 21
Views: 10031

Re: does it matter what age to start training?

so i mentioned the forum to my sisters a few times and they kind of brushed it off. i see people with friendly irn and i get so jealous :( i need advice on how to START. how to gain her trust. baby steps. im going to try reading through some forums. I have to find one simular to my issue .
by lilstephii143
Mon Nov 11, 2013 4:21 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: does it matter what age to start training?
Replies: 21
Views: 10031

Re: does it matter what age to start training?

I can ask my sisters to join later. I cant promise they will tho :/ tgey are both busy with school or work. And they take the birds out when they are home or before bed. But im pretty sure i can grab someone on. I usually just tell them what to try and they say thats what they do... Ill be home for ...
by lilstephii143
Sun Nov 10, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: does it matter what age to start training?
Replies: 21
Views: 10031

Re: does it matter what age to start training?

so when i brought her home for the first week, she was really scared so i let her adjust for a few days. spoke to her but didnt didnt really try to force her out of the cage. Everytime i went to get her in the cage after she would run and try to bite me. So usually I let the cage open and she came o...
by lilstephii143
Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:06 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: If your parrot bites you, you need to read this!
Replies: 47
Views: 4331

Re: If your parrot bites you, you need to read this!

Read half of the article going to finish later when i have time. Sounds like a good read!
by lilstephii143
Mon Nov 04, 2013 3:20 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: does it matter what age to start training?
Replies: 21
Views: 10031

Re: does it matter what age to start training?

Well im in veterinay technician school for 14 more months. My sisters let them out but its more of opening their cage and let them hang out. They let my other 2 birds go on their shoulders and hang out on the bed. but they wouldnt dare try with my irn because she runs and bites. and she wont even go...
by lilstephii143
Mon Nov 04, 2013 10:25 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: does it matter what age to start training?
Replies: 21
Views: 10031

Re: does it matter what age to start training?

Hi there. Im away at school. When i et back next year will it be harder to train because she will be older or will it not matter? I know i have to start from scratch. My family is caring for her but they are afraid of her.
by lilstephii143
Sun Nov 03, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: Mutations/Genetics
Topic: question about blue colored irn and a pic for questioning
Replies: 2
Views: 363

question about blue colored irn and a pic for questioning

I have a blue IRN which had a beautiful bright color blue when i bought her as a baby. within the year her color as really duled out. her flight feathers and some tail feathers still have that color but her body and else where is kind of diluted. Do you know why this happens? and what color mutation...
by lilstephii143
Sun Nov 03, 2013 8:23 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: My new hen. Excited!
Replies: 14
Views: 1148

Re: My new hen. Excited!

love her colors!
by lilstephii143
Sun Nov 03, 2013 8:21 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: does it matter what age to start training?
Replies: 21
Views: 10031

does it matter what age to start training?

Hello guys. I have a question. I have a year and a half old IRN. I had gotten her "hand tamed" after weaning but the day i brought her home she had some temper issues. I understand the buffering so I always tried to work with her. Well a year and a half later it seems to not go anyway. Im away at sc...
by lilstephii143
Thu May 24, 2012 5:04 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: PLEASE HELP with Ziggy the nippy ringneck
Replies: 5
Views: 1433

Re: PLEASE HELP with Ziggy the nippy ringneck

my bird is named ziggy tooo
by lilstephii143
Thu May 24, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Hello new to forum and new IRN owner
Replies: 2
Views: 256

Hello new to forum and new IRN owner

Hello everyone. Im a first time IRN owner of a 4 month old blue IRN. I had bought him/her from a breeder who told me he was the nicest one and only a few days after I got him hes been so nasty. I understand the bluffing stage. But how can i tell if its bluffing or not? I used to raise tiels and I di...