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by mareta
Tue Sep 11, 2007 12:01 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Oh the noise!
Replies: 20
Views: 4817

Be consistant as possible and this goes for everyone in the house. From my experience you have to not only train the bird, but the husband :wink: . One slip up can take back a lot of progress no matter who does the slipping.
by mareta
Fri Apr 13, 2007 11:21 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: does ur irn have a bedtime?
Replies: 51
Views: 24566

8:30!!!!!
If I forget and dont put Nora back in her cage, or forget to turn the light off, she WILL very loudly remind me!!! Now with summer coming on I have to cover her cage because she gets up with the sun-in June that is around 2 AM!! and I need my sleep too.
by mareta
Thu Feb 01, 2007 5:23 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Seeds? Pellets?
Replies: 3
Views: 2024

To add to my previous post-sorry I am at work and have limited time for personal internet I get the parrot/conure size pellets for my IRN-usually a size up for the cockatiel. Check your ingredients (I am not familiar with your brands), for the most part the only thing different in the pellets is the...
by mareta
Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:36 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Seeds? Pellets?
Replies: 3
Views: 2024

go with pellets

I just attended a talk given by my avain vet about bird diet. He recommend pellets and veggies (80/20) for the nonbreeding captive bird, because they are lower in fat. true that in the wild bird to eat seed, but they also have to forage for it all day and therefore expend alot of energy. A captive b...
by mareta
Thu Jan 25, 2007 2:18 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Trying To Talk? (please reply!)
Replies: 13
Views: 3787

I felt like a bad mom when a friend, who watched Nora while i was out of town, told me that it was so cute that my bird said "hi Nora". OOPS! I realize that what I thought was an attempt to whistle a tune was her talking. So my advice would be to listen very carefully to your mumbler-you m...
by mareta
Sun Sep 17, 2006 4:16 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: cant we all just get along
Replies: 1
Views: 628

cant we all just get along

does anyone have any suggestion on how to get my irn to atleast tolerate my husband. I know that Nora is jealous of my husband and my relationship and I am looking for guidance. We tried having him "rescue" Nora from the inlaws house, where she at while we were out of town for several days. Apparent...