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by Raja's_mom
Thu Oct 09, 2008 12:38 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Sharp nails
Replies: 5
Views: 957

I clipp my birds nails all the time the more you do it the better you get at it and your bird will also get used to you doing it and won't wigge as much My Conures are so used to it now they just lay in my hand with their feet up and let me do it. they sprea their little toes and everything for me. ...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Oct 08, 2008 10:53 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Flying
Replies: 1
Views: 476

I would let him practice for awhile but mabie take him somewhere that he can't get hurt like mabie the bedroom and let him practice landing on the bed. or start recall training so that he always flys to you. He will get better with practice and won't hit the wall or anything after awhile but until h...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Oct 08, 2008 10:37 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Ringnecks and study doesn't mix Grrrrrrr
Replies: 7
Views: 1034

Thats the funniest thing I ever heard I'm going to have to watch my drinks from now on Raja loves to share m orange juice with me He has never pooped in it yet but I guess if he got mad at me for not paying enough attention to him it could happen. I think I will not let him sit on the side of my gl...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Oct 08, 2008 10:20 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Getting a IRN. Please advise...
Replies: 10
Views: 1367

I have heard that the females can get quite cage territirial when they get to breeding age and that they are most likely to go through a longer bluffing stage. I'm getting a 1 yr old female shortly and I could let you know in a month of so what she is like compared with my male . My male is the swee...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Oct 08, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: Breeding IRNs
Topic: New Cinnimon hen
Replies: 1
Views: 618

New Cinnimon hen

I'm getting a new Cinnimon hen she is split for blue. Raja my green Irn cock is also split for blue. can anyone tell me what mutations I can expect if I breed these 2 birds. Thankyou in advance for any replys.
by Raja's_mom
Wed Oct 01, 2008 7:34 pm
Forum: Alexandrine Parrot
Topic: Alexandrines and the Colour mutations!
Replies: 8
Views: 5721

They are beautiful arent they Ijust love the lutinos and the powder blue babies in the photo gallery
by Raja's_mom
Wed Oct 01, 2008 6:34 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Yeah Raja
Replies: 1
Views: 516

Yeah Raja

My little baby said his first words today. When I get Raja out of his cage for his daily one on one time I always say come on then and he steps up on my hand. I didn't even realize that I said that to him all the time until this morning and I opened up his cage and before I could say anything he sai...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Oct 01, 2008 6:16 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: weight
Replies: 6
Views: 887

The average weight for an indian ringneck is 115gr if your babie is being weaned it should not lose more than 5% of its weight if it does then you may have to handfeed a little longer.
by Raja's_mom
Wed Oct 01, 2008 6:06 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: its over
Replies: 115
Views: 10722

once Tango goes through her next molt all those chewed feathers will be replaced with brand new ones, Please keep an eye on those feathers because she will be able to fly with just a couple new ones. Make sure as soon as they are finished growing to clip them or she will fly off your shoulder and be...
by Raja's_mom
Tue Sep 16, 2008 9:12 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Raja update
Replies: 2
Views: 508

Yes I see your birds wings are darker than his body also thats what is happening to Raja his body is light green and his wings are dark green. When i first got him he was the same colour everywhere. Hes coming up to 7 months old now
by Raja's_mom
Tue Sep 16, 2008 9:02 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: untame Indian Ringneck - caught for winter. need advice
Replies: 56
Views: 7366

Ah thats sweet he missed his dad. did you have some one come in and feed and change his water everyday. at least that would give him a little human company.
by Raja's_mom
Mon Sep 15, 2008 6:24 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Luna has made it to anouther milestone
Replies: 7
Views: 1025

under your pics on photobucket there is an image code if you click on that code it will say copied then go back to the post here and click where you want the picture them right click and you will see a few options click on the one that says paste and it will show up on your post once you push the su...
by Raja's_mom
Mon Sep 15, 2008 5:57 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Serious problem.....
Replies: 7
Views: 1019

If the vet finds nothing wrong with his crop or the way he swalows I would try putting food out 3 times a day if after 20 minutes he hasn't eaten it take it away don't give him anyting else until dinner ay dinner put food out again and see what happens let him eat what he wants and take all the food...
by Raja's_mom
Mon Sep 15, 2008 5:41 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Our bird flew out of house. What can we do?
Replies: 8
Views: 990

You must have been just devestated I couldn't imagine losing any one of my fids it would be like losing a child. I;mso glad that you got her back and I hope the amount of time out in the wild didn't effect her to much. It sounds to me like shed had enough of being out there with nothing to eat and ...
by Raja's_mom
Mon Sep 15, 2008 5:12 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Raja update
Replies: 2
Views: 508

Raja update

I just thought i'd updae my baby Raja. Raja is still a absolute sweetheart and I have no Idea why they have such bud reputation. He loves me and wants to be with me all the time . He has never ever tryed to bite me. I can lay him on his back on my hand and tickle his feet or his tummy and he just lo...
by Raja's_mom
Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:41 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Aggression towards other birds
Replies: 1
Views: 557

How long have you had them and who was there first. It takes time to establish a working relationship for bird. The first thing I would do is clip your budgies wings . Befor something really bad happens like haveing his beak bit off. I had that happen to my GCC right after I got my African grey. and...
by Raja's_mom
Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:11 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: its over
Replies: 115
Views: 10722

Thats ridiculus I don't think that pet parrots have a problem with the bird flu. I think its mostly chickens and Turkeys that are carriers of the bird flu. You could go to a vet and get her checked for bird flu and ask the doctor for something in writing to say that Tango doesn't have or carry the b...
by Raja's_mom
Thu Sep 11, 2008 6:15 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: My new IRN. Some questions
Replies: 3
Views: 718

It sounds like you might have an African ringneck rater than an Indian ringneck the African ringnecks look the same except they have a dark beak instead of a red one. you may want to google pictures of african and indian ringnecks to see which one you have.
by Raja's_mom
Thu Sep 11, 2008 5:53 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Teflon scares me.
Replies: 3
Views: 1041

Micro wave popcorn bags also have teflon in them a friend of mine just lost her African grey to makeing popcorn on a daily basis apperently the popcorn babs are also causeing seizers in humans thats how bAD THE TEFLON IS WHEN IT IS EXPOSED TO MICRO WAVE PLEASE BE CAREFUL AROUND YOUR BIRDS. IF YOU RI...
by Raja's_mom
Thu Sep 11, 2008 5:37 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: untame Indian Ringneck - caught for winter. need advice
Replies: 56
Views: 7366

that's what birds do with their toys I go through toys like there going out of style I make my own now its allot cheaper and the birds don't care as long as the can wreck them , they don't care weather or not they are homemade or store bought.. I'm glad to hear that he's adapting well to domestic li...
by Raja's_mom
Thu Sep 11, 2008 5:04 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: its over
Replies: 115
Views: 10722

I think that feather damage like that is caused from stress and the sooner you move the better it will be for Tango. I have a fiery shouldered conure that does that to her wings when she is stressed and also my african grey that used todo that before I got her because of stress she was locked in her...
by Raja's_mom
Thu Sep 11, 2008 2:58 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Albino Snowy IRN
Replies: 13
Views: 1862

I just bought my dna tested green male for $250. canadian she had lutinos, albinos, and blues, she also had a violet that she was selling for $700. the blues and lutinos were $400 and The albino was $500. all the birds were DNA tested so you new what you were getting. They are exceptionatly well soc...
by Raja's_mom
Thu Sep 11, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: My little IRN bite a lot :D
Replies: 5
Views: 813

Good I'm glad things are going well I learned along time ago if you pull away from a bite they just keep on biting but if you push in and say go head and bite its not so much fun for them anymore.
by Raja's_mom
Thu Sep 11, 2008 2:17 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Parasites - Toxoplasmosis
Replies: 6
Views: 953

I don't know much about parasites and stuff I have 7 birds and I have never ever had a problem with anything like that nor do I know anybody else that has.
by Raja's_mom
Thu Sep 11, 2008 2:13 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Lovin my Peanut!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 472

Hi welcome to our forum I pretty new here also but we all love our Irns and thats what its all about . Do you have any Irns. If so please post some pics we love pics here
by Raja's_mom
Thu Sep 11, 2008 2:09 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: please help!
Replies: 2
Views: 516

I would not put them together until they get to know and except each other. make sure you keep the pecking order always do things for our first bird first no matter what it is and he will except the other bird faster that way
by Raja's_mom
Thu Sep 11, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: play gym supplies from hardware store?
Replies: 2
Views: 447

The dowels from the hardware store are fine for birds also pvc is safe I glued my pvc ply gyms together with Pvc glue but I was very careful to put the glu on only the vey ends of the Pvc so that no glue was actally on the parts where the brids where going to be playing I also built them outside and...
by Raja's_mom
Thu Sep 11, 2008 1:43 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Considering a Second IRN
Replies: 1
Views: 403

I have several birds and I love everyone of them. It takes a while at first for the birds to get used to each other and there is a certain amount of jealousy for a while. in time they except each other a flock members. all my birds have out of cage time together on different play areas. They don't t...
by Raja's_mom
Mon Sep 08, 2008 2:22 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Cheaky Toad.
Replies: 2
Views: 1258

Is it hard to figure out who the student and who's the teacher. they can be just little boggers sometimes. ya just gotta love em
by Raja's_mom
Sun Sep 07, 2008 5:12 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: How often?
Replies: 3
Views: 606

I change the papers in their cages and wash their dishes daily then once a week I clean everything in their cages with a 1part bleach to 10 parts water solution. as for the cage itsself I also clean it about every 10 days I use a steamer for that the steam also sanitizes ands disolves the poop very ...
by Raja's_mom
Sun Sep 07, 2008 4:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: My little IRN bite a lot :D
Replies: 5
Views: 813

Baby's put everything in their mouths so do parrot baby's he may not really be trying to bite just testing to make sure your your a steady pearch or he may just want to see what you taste like. Don't pull away from a bite alway push into a bite and that will usually be enough to stop them from doing...
by Raja's_mom
Fri Sep 05, 2008 1:55 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: HomeMade Parrot gym /T-stand
Replies: 3
Views: 1097

I would not use drift wood for my birds if your birds chew it they will die you would have to find s way to boil that wood in fresh water over and over If I where you I wpuld just find a nice bird safe tree and cut some branches myself I'm giving you a link for bird safe wood just scroll down the pa...
by Raja's_mom
Thu Sep 04, 2008 2:10 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: untame Indian Ringneck - caught for winter. need advice
Replies: 56
Views: 7366

Its nice to see that your dog gets along with the bird My dogs get along fine with my birds also mind you My little Cockateil has a habit of landing on my Shith-zu and my Shith-zu get scared and runs and hides under one of the big bird cages. at the same time though if that little Cockateil is on th...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Sep 03, 2008 9:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: DO RINGNECKS GET ALONG WITH OTHER BIRDS?
Replies: 4
Views: 16260

You have to be very carful and supervise all outside cage interation they may become friends but this will not happen right away . I have smaller birds and they do have outside cage time with my bigger birds but only under strict supervision my ring neck and my cocateils are friends and they have pl...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Sep 03, 2008 3:11 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: First post , Hello
Replies: 6
Views: 991

If Boris or Doris is 2 yrs old now and still doesn't have any rigs then its more than likely a Doris. Isn't it wonderful when they want to be with you all the time and want to be part of everything you do. My Raja is like that also. if he's not with me he's not happy and right now he's clipped so he...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Sep 03, 2008 2:40 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: IRN buyed in very bad condition need urgent help with photos
Replies: 20
Views: 2141

Have you given your bird a name yet? Don't worry in no time with the proper care and feeding you will have a very healthy bird he just need lots of care and love and to go through a molt and he will be a beautiful as can be. I just can't get over people calling them Green Crows thats terrible My bir...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Sep 03, 2008 12:51 pm
Forum: IRN Video Forum
Topic: Growing up so fast now
Replies: 6
Views: 1840

They are so sweet and they sure are growing up fast I love to see them playing and haveing fun with each other. Very nice vidio
by Raja's_mom
Wed Sep 03, 2008 12:41 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi there all.......
Replies: 8
Views: 1255

welcome to the forum I love the avatar picture of your bird . do you have others.
by Raja's_mom
Wed Sep 03, 2008 12:33 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: My new babies
Replies: 15
Views: 2537

The Babies are just beautiful I love their little blue heads what a awesome job you and their parents are doing
by Raja's_mom
Wed Sep 03, 2008 12:15 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: oh that hurts
Replies: 2
Views: 1165

oh that hurts

R aja has decided that he doesn't like the little mole on the back of my neck. So every time I'm wearing something low enough that he can see it. he grabs it and gives it a good pinch. I guess he's trying to get that awful thing off his mom but everytime he does it I jump it hurts like heck. Then he...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Sep 03, 2008 11:27 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: I love you egg!
Replies: 7
Views: 1863

oh my thats has to be the cutest thing I have ever heard. I can just pictue him doing that so cute daddy loves you baby ahhhhh
by Raja's_mom
Mon Sep 01, 2008 9:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: IRN buyed in very bad condition need urgent help with photos
Replies: 20
Views: 2141

Birch trees are ok apple trees lilac trees are good safe tree's cherry apricot peach are not good you'll have to be careful here is a link just scroll down and it will tell you exactly whats good and whats not m I use natural perches for all my birds and I have 7 of them I also rescued 3 of my birds...
by Raja's_mom
Sun Aug 24, 2008 3:50 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: what should I do?
Replies: 4
Views: 722

Mabie I'll try that what did you make the bread out of I have some cornbread mix or some muffin mix will either of these work or is there something else i should get please let me know I'd really like to find something else to give him besides fruit and veggetables I'd like to at least get some pell...
by Raja's_mom
Sun Aug 24, 2008 2:49 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: what should I do?
Replies: 4
Views: 722

I keep pellets in his csge all the time he won't touch them I've tried at least 6 or 7 different kinds he just won't eat anything except what I said in my first post I guess hi will be okay but I do worry mabie I shoud give him some vitimins or somthing like that.Lima beans raw or sprouted can be to...
by Raja's_mom
Sun Aug 24, 2008 2:40 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Oi.. help!! Please?
Replies: 4
Views: 723

If your bird is used to the car and doesn't mind it I would take him does your husband hate your bird or what idon;t see what so hard about being abird sitter for a cou'ple hours while your taking a test its not like he will have todo anything the birds in a cage. Iwould take the bird other wise you...
by Raja's_mom
Fri Aug 22, 2008 1:49 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Molting Question
Replies: 0
Views: 567

Molting Question

My Irn is losing feathers on his chest and I was just wondering how old they are when they have their first molt?
by Raja's_mom
Sun Aug 17, 2008 9:33 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hiiiiiiiiii! Budgie Lady with IRN!
Replies: 4
Views: 934

Hi I'm a new Irn owner myself only I got mine as a baby. I also rescue birds I have 3 rescues only nine are big birds Tyco is a Congo African Grey I rescued 10 months ago from horrible abuse. Then I have and Yellow crowned Amazon rescue and a Fiery Shouldered Conure these are my rescues I also have ...
by Raja's_mom
Sun Aug 17, 2008 9:19 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: I need help!
Replies: 2
Views: 746

When you got your hand tamed baby didn't your breeder tell you that is important for at least the first 6 months or so that you have to spend some time with your bird everyday so it doesn't go wild. Ringnecks are fairly easily tame with a little time and patiants he should be back to being a happy l...
by Raja's_mom
Sun Aug 17, 2008 8:52 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Where'd she go???
Replies: 5
Views: 1556

that so funny I would have loved to have seen a video that would have been pricelessROFLMAO
by Raja's_mom
Sun Aug 17, 2008 8:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Help - Mice!
Replies: 20
Views: 2297

You think you got problems as of the last three day's we have a black bear roming around the neighbourhood I can handle racoons but bears are another story I'm afraid to leave the house for fear I'm going to run into it. apparntly the wildlife people are on it but It keeps avoiding them some how I h...
by Raja's_mom
Sun Aug 17, 2008 2:39 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: what should I do?
Replies: 4
Views: 722

what should I do?

My Irn is just a baby about 16 weeks old and He won't eat any seeds except sunflower seed and all he eats if I give him his seed mix withou the sunflower is veggies. he seem to just love any kind of veggies I give him weather the are cooked in a mash or raw and fresh. The other day I made a mash for...
by Raja's_mom
Thu Aug 14, 2008 7:02 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: A birthday gift
Replies: 3
Views: 1171

Sigh yes the front of her hair is green she is just into this stuff these day's I hope its just a phase she's going through she turns 13 yrs old next month preteens are hell to deal with these days or I'm just getting to old for this
by Raja's_mom
Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:24 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: A birthday gift
Replies: 3
Views: 1171

A birthday gift

I bought a hand tamed baby budgie for a little girl in our neiboughood she is just totally in love with my birds everyday she comes over and helps me prepare the food for them and then plays with the smaller birds for a while my Cocateil and Green cheeked conure. She has a birthday coming up so I as...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Aug 13, 2008 3:59 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Apple tree branches
Replies: 4
Views: 922

apple trees are safe for birds I use vinagar and water and then dry them in the sun vinagar won't harm the wood and it's non toxic and xleans all pesticides and dirt
by Raja's_mom
Wed Aug 13, 2008 3:50 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Help - Mice!
Replies: 20
Views: 2297

I bought this thing called a rodent repeller and I plug it in and haven't seen a mouse or a dropping since it lets off a high frequwncy sound that we can't hear but they can and they hate it and run as far away from it as they can go I live in the middle of nowhere and all around me are farms and fo...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Aug 13, 2008 3:31 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Flying low?
Replies: 6
Views: 1024

I can't wait to see Raja in flight he was clipped when I got him so I hae to waie a while.
by Raja's_mom
Wed Aug 13, 2008 3:17 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Going to a local breeder this evening
Replies: 3
Views: 605

I just became a new mom to a Irn So I know just how you feel I dicided on a green male and the breeder had just about eveycolour of baby that there is but this little guy came right over to me as soon as I walked into the room and wanted to sit with me the whole time I was there the others where all...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Aug 13, 2008 3:00 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: its over
Replies: 115
Views: 10722

I'm ao hAPPY THAT TANGO found her way back to you the last time I was here and you saw her but she left with the flock of wild Irn's I just had such a feeling that she new you where there for her and when you left she fallowed you. You are her true flock so why would she stay with the other flock if...
by Raja's_mom
Tue Aug 05, 2008 10:07 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Raja learned to wolf whistle
Replies: 1
Views: 1144

Raja learned to wolf whistle

I was so shocked this morning when I was taking the covers off my birds I got to Raja cage and when I took his blanket off he came out with the loudest wolf whistle. He;s only 14 weeks old and I've only had him for 2 weeks and he can already wolf whistle I guess he picked it up from my other birds b...
by Raja's_mom
Tue Aug 05, 2008 9:31 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: love bug
Replies: 2
Views: 1135

That so funny I got to chuckling about this when I read it This morning and every time I think about it I start laughing My daughter think I've lost my mind :D :roll: :D
by Raja's_mom
Tue Aug 05, 2008 4:30 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Many recent pics of Sam! He/She is now 9 months old!
Replies: 17
Views: 2201

My bird is dna'd male and I must say that your bird looks just like him I would say he's a boy
by Raja's_mom
Tue Aug 05, 2008 4:27 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Searching picture of pallid Violet green bird ...
Replies: 5
Views: 1432

The breeder I got Raja had a baby like that she was keeping it I could Email her and ask her to send me a picture of him to post I can't promice but I will Try
by Raja's_mom
Tue Aug 05, 2008 4:23 pm
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: New sig test
Replies: 4
Views: 870

What a pretty baby you have there I have a new baby also Only he's green I was going to gat Either a violet or blue one but Raja seemed to be the one that really wanted to come home with me so I brought him home and couldn't be happier he's the sweetest little guy and so smart he's only 14 weeks old...
by Raja's_mom
Tue Aug 05, 2008 3:52 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Talking Question
Replies: 5
Views: 892

Thank you I was just wondering my little one just learned hoe to wolf whistle from my other birds. and thought he may pick up other thing rather quickly from them My african Grey has a huge vocabulary I can't wait to see what Raja will sound like when he starts to talk
by Raja's_mom
Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:10 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: boy or girl ????
Replies: 2
Views: 959

very pretty bird how old is s/he ?
by Raja's_mom
Thu Jul 31, 2008 12:26 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Mojito 911 Please Help!
Replies: 15
Views: 1901

if he seems to be itchy mabie try a little aloe vera juice in his spray bottle that you bath him with sometimes that will help soothe the ichyness and stop them from plucking. make sure you bath him regularly also as this produces good preening habits. I know how frustrating this must be but you hav...
by Raja's_mom
Thu Jul 31, 2008 12:06 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Minamum cage size
Replies: 1
Views: 728

Minamum cage size

I been busy for the last few day cleaning and switching cages around I put Raja(IRN) in a 24 "deepx30"wide x36"high cage with 5/8 bar spacing is this cage big enough what is the average size cage that is used for a Irn
by Raja's_mom
Fri Jul 25, 2008 3:07 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: the big Macaw cage
Replies: 0
Views: 611

the big Macaw cage

my new Irn has found a new place to hang out. I was fostering a Citron crown Cocatoo for awhile until we found hima suitible home after his Mama died well I haven't had a chance to dimantle the cage yet so its still set up in my dining room taking up a great deal of space but I don't know if I can n...
by Raja's_mom
Fri Jul 25, 2008 12:59 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Billy and the necklace
Replies: 3
Views: 1542

Be careful what its made of you don't want your bird to get heavy metel posioning
by Raja's_mom
Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:38 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Get her off the computer!
Replies: 10
Views: 3133

My bird pooped on my computer one day and it was such a big poop that half the keys wouldn't work any more this was my brand new Laptop she did this too thank goodness they didn't relize what it was at the repair shop thought it was just really dirty and fixed it under the warrenty they gave me a li...
by Raja's_mom
Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:16 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Talking Question
Replies: 5
Views: 892

Talking Question

How old do Irn's have to be before they start talking? Do some start sooner than others. ??
by Raja's_mom
Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:11 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Hillarious phone manner
Replies: 4
Views: 1690

thats so cute My birds don't answer the phone but My African Grey will repeat what Ive said in my conversation shr says hello what cha upto today wanna do somehing today okay see you later bye for now. she will say this now everytime she hears the phone ring. nothing like having a one way conversati...
by Raja's_mom
Thu Jul 24, 2008 8:12 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: urgent beak problem please read!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1498

Oh I guess I should of looked at the date of the post My bird is back to being a total little brat like nothing ever happened I don't know if he'll ever get full growth back but at least he can eat everything again and it doesn't seem to bother him in the slightest. I must say though because of the ...
by Raja's_mom
Thu Jul 24, 2008 5:53 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: If An IRN Has White Feathers Coming In Does This Mean Female
Replies: 11
Views: 1556

I'm not sure if it has anything todo with the sex of the bird but I do know that if a bird is not getting the proper nutrition or is stessed out sometime their feathers will fade out and if cupcake where my bird I would take her in for a check up just in case she lacking something in her diet.
by Raja's_mom
Thu Jul 24, 2008 12:25 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: its over
Replies: 115
Views: 10722

Thats great news that you saw her you have to keep trying she will be back in your loving hands if you don't give up anything is worth a try if she can find her way back to your house the n she will come to her old cage mabie she followed you home after she saw you and she was with that other flock ...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Jul 23, 2008 2:08 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: general progress!!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1784

I think thats great after only 2 weeks I've had My African Grey for 9 months and she just started to let me give her neck and head scritches. She finally starting to come around but then again she's a rescue and was badly abused before I got her so when I look at it that way 9 months is good it coul...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Jul 23, 2008 1:26 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: urgent beak problem please read!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1498

I' so sorry to hear about your bird I had a simalar accident last December just a couple months after I got my African grey she bit the top mandable off my Green cheeked conure I was in a horrible state I rushed him to the vet and thank goodness there was no internal damage but he bit it off right a...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:54 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: A Question about bar spacing
Replies: 1
Views: 444

A Question about bar spacing

I have a very nice cage that I would like to use for Raja is 1 inch bar spacing to wide for ringnecks. I have other cages Just would like him to have the biggest one possible for him.
by Raja's_mom
Wed Jul 23, 2008 10:44 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Sir didymus and Isis
Replies: 14
Views: 1996

This is wonderful to see my Baby cocateil and my baby ringneck hang out together on a playstand for hours and I didn't know if it would be a good Idea to put them in a cage together. but after seeing these two I might just see if they can share a large space together happily.
by Raja's_mom
Wed Jul 23, 2008 10:20 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Naughty Yoda!
Replies: 5
Views: 996

Thats so cute I guess the peanut butter was just to sticky for him to get it off his beak before he got caught LOL silly birds will get into everything just like kids.
by Raja's_mom
Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:32 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Recent Cupcake ;-)
Replies: 4
Views: 820

very pretty I do like the way they look in yellow such a pretty colour like the sun is always shining only inside instead of out. very pretty bird
by Raja's_mom
Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:20 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: He keeps scrapping his beak
Replies: 8
Views: 1393

All birds do this not just Ringnecks Wait till you have six birds all grinding their beaks at the same time. I've gotten used to it now but when I first got my Amazon I thought I was going to go crazy it reminded me of fingernails on a chalkboardLOL now I kind of like it because I know my birds are ...
by Raja's_mom
Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:03 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Can A Breeder Tell If A Baby Irn is a male or female?
Replies: 5
Views: 963

My breeder had all her baby's DNA"D before she sold them My boy came with a dna certificate. I paid more for him than I should have probubly but he is super healthy and very well socialized my breeder really takes the time to love and play with her babies its not just hand feeding them and putt...
by Raja's_mom
Tue Jul 22, 2008 11:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Help please!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 956

I agree I have had a few birds that chew their feather during the molting season espceily if its a heavy molt its very irratating Lots of baths every day help to soften the pins so they break open faster try this and he will probubly get through this molt without to much more barbering of his feathe...
by Raja's_mom
Tue Jul 22, 2008 10:18 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: does he sense i'm not well?
Replies: 2
Views: 661

Birds more than any other animal know when ting are not right they have a sixth sence I think and know before we do when something is going to happen. Like earth quakes and things like that they know at least 2 days before it comes and your scratching your head wondering why your birds are acting so...
by Raja's_mom
Tue Jul 22, 2008 10:08 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Luna after 17 monthes
Replies: 11
Views: 1690

I'm new here and I've just been reading through the different threads I'm sorry you've been through such an ordeal with your baby but I must say what a wonderful parront you are for seeing her through this and helping her get better anyway that you can . I wish there where more people out there like...
by Raja's_mom
Tue Jul 22, 2008 11:28 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: I cant wait
Replies: 5
Views: 1435

your not excited are you? your excitmrnt is contagious I'm excited for you this weekend will be here before you know it. I just love the baby's so don't forget to get some pictures up as soon as he arrives. I just got my new baby too so I know just how you feel the night before I was to pick him up ...
by Raja's_mom
Tue Jul 22, 2008 10:20 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: Squeek & Raja
Replies: 0
Views: 829

Squeek & Raja

I have a Wf Cocateil that is 9 months old and I was wondering because he is still a baby and Raja is still a baby if they could become good freinds and mabie even share a cage at some point. I have a very large cage that I would like to use for just such a reason. I put them on the play stand togeth...
by Raja's_mom
Tue Jul 22, 2008 4:58 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: favorite IRN color variation
Replies: 11
Views: 2274

I don't know why but I've always prefered the birds in their natural wild colours I think that God made them all beautiful just as they are supposed to be so my favorite colour ringneck is Green.
by Raja's_mom
Tue Jul 22, 2008 4:47 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: He's here
Replies: 2
Views: 1033

pictures please he sounds beautiful and i wanna see can't wait hurry hurry lol
by Raja's_mom
Tue Jul 22, 2008 12:22 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hi from B.C Canada
Replies: 6
Views: 1127

Hi I fron The fraser valley in BC Canada what part of BC are you in glad to see that there is someone else from home here. I'm new to IRN"S also I have other bird but I just bought my self a early birthday present and he is wonderful. I don't breed birds yet but I might start Im'thinking about ...
by Raja's_mom
Mon Jul 21, 2008 2:22 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: POSSIBLE?
Replies: 5
Views: 1349

I've rescued a couple birds and I think the first thing you have to do with any bird is earn their trust. Try feeding them from your hand and talking quietly and sweetly to them. tell them everything you want to do before you do it and don't look at them straight on try to look at them from a side v...
by Raja's_mom
Mon Jul 21, 2008 2:08 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: The story of Tyco my rescued Cag
Replies: 3
Views: 1010

I'm sorry I forgot to add some pics of her so here she is http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee90/fergies_mom/HPIM1438.jpg http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee90/fergies_mom/HPIM1032.jpg The next 2 pictures is of her getting ready to attack one of her toy's http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee90/f...
by Raja's_mom
Mon Jul 21, 2008 12:58 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: The story of Tyco my rescued Cag
Replies: 3
Views: 1010

The story of Tyco my rescued Cag

Last Oct. my daughter phoned me she said I was at a after the bar closed party last night and in the back room I saw a small cage covered with a heavy blanket. So I ask the guy what kind of bird was in there and he told me it was the meanest African grey he ever met and that his ex girlfriend had le...
by Raja's_mom
Mon Jul 21, 2008 11:36 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: untame Indian Ringneck - caught for winter. need advice
Replies: 56
Views: 7366

thiis thread could turn into a good book THE STORY OF NILA THE WILD IRN LOL I'm glad to hear that he's coming around nicly for you He is obviously not a wild bird he came to your yard everyday because he was looking for someone to feed him and love him you would have never been able to catch a trull...
by Raja's_mom
Sun Jul 20, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: my sweet Nikki - a tale of rescue and love...
Replies: 15
Views: 3863

You have done a very good thing and may God bless you big time for it. I have done the same thing for three of my 6 birds my newest being a Congo African Grey. I have had her for 9 months now and she is finally just starting to trust again. It is so rewarding when you finally earn the love of a resc...
by Raja's_mom
Sun Jul 20, 2008 10:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: NEWBIE QUESTION
Replies: 4
Views: 789

I wouldn't put them together both these birds are older and will fight for territory They will fight and one or both will sustain injury's that could be very extensive and will end up costing you alot mor money then it would to buy another cage. just my opinon I have 6 birds and they all have their ...
by Raja's_mom
Sun Jul 20, 2008 9:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: I have lots of Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 459

I have lots of Questions

Hi I posted in the welcome room so if you read my post you know I love and have an fairly good knowledge about how to care for birds. My problem is I have never had a Indian ring neck and I only know what I;ve read of been told about them which is mostly negetive stuff. I really want to know what th...
by Raja's_mom
Sun Jul 20, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: hi newbie here
Replies: 1
Views: 515

hi newbie here

Hi everyone I'm new here and new to IRN's I just bought my new baby and I've been doing a ton of research on them. There's nothing like first hand experiance though thats why I couldn't be happier to find this site. I'm not new to birds in fact I have 6 I have a yellow crownd Amazon she's 11 yrs ol...