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by tasha87
Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:31 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck
Replies: 25
Views: 887

Re: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck

I brought my sun conure in the room with me today since shes the most playful and I let lil Remi watch her climb all over me and be silly....ill keep doing that
by tasha87
Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:59 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck
Replies: 25
Views: 887

Re: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck

Sorry been off line for a little while...its been a crazy house. Miss K I will try that with the pics asap thank you for the help. Now....about this bird lol she seemed to be coming along nicely till about 2 days ago now shes screaming at bus every time we go into our bedroom and shes trying to chew...
by tasha87
Mon Jun 30, 2014 8:58 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck
Replies: 25
Views: 887

Re: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck

Hahaha still trying to figure out how to post pictures. Just opened my photo bucket account
by tasha87
Mon Jun 30, 2014 8:07 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck
Replies: 25
Views: 887

Re: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck

hey, sounds great! :o I am shocked! (To say the least) shes coming along better than my 2 aviary birds haha I think she likes me...and apples. Ive given her quite a few different fruits and veggies and she really seems to like the apples. Im trying to figure out what the heck the wild ringnecks fee...
by tasha87
Mon Jun 30, 2014 7:00 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck
Replies: 25
Views: 887

Re: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck

I am completely amazed at Remi and how calm she has been since I brought her to my home. I was expecting a screaming, thrashing, wild.....mess :-/ BUT she is amazing! My husband leaves for work at 6:30 every morning and my children are still asleep for a few hours so thats my "Remi time" I get my co...
by tasha87
Fri Jun 27, 2014 1:57 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck
Replies: 25
Views: 887

Re: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck

I dont know the whole story of why she was shot or with what. Somehow a friend of mine ended up with her and kept her for a month before asking me to take her. Im imagining a pellet or bb and I dont know if she will flyagain. I have ssomeone coming tomorrow to look at her. We do have a pretty large ...
by tasha87
Fri Jun 27, 2014 8:56 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck
Replies: 25
Views: 887

Re: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck

Unfortunately we dont have one in the area and I think right now the stress of the trip might do more harm than good. I do have a call into an expert breeder in the area to see if she can come over and evaluate her, ive been needing her to come groom my other birds anyhow. Shes been in the business ...
by tasha87
Fri Jun 27, 2014 7:23 am
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: A Thread For Budgie Fans
Replies: 168
Views: 13310

Re: A Thread For Budgie Fans

Thanks for all the info! The husband brought home 2 little budgies a few weeks ago... we've named them Lucy and Ricky. They are just the busiest, cutest darn things ive seen in a long time! They are not hand tame bit are coming along...Ricky faster than Lucy. Ill pour some seed into my hand at feedi...
by tasha87
Fri Jun 27, 2014 6:37 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck
Replies: 25
Views: 887

Re: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck

Im in bakersfield california USA....not sure if its legal or not but they do live wild here so I dont see it being illegal if she was wild in the first place. I guess ill have to look into that :-/ I dont think shes going to be going anywhere though. Her wing is pretty messed up and doesn't even ben...
by tasha87
Thu Jun 26, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck
Replies: 25
Views: 887

Re: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck

She's here! Just finished putting her cage together and put pleanty of live branches/leaves in there shes still hiding but ill give her time! Just figured out she may not be a she at all......its a baby.....still has down feathers
by tasha87
Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:41 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck
Replies: 25
Views: 887

Re: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck

Thank you thank you thank you miss k! I copied and saved all that...some things came up yesterday and the husband is picking her up for me today after work. Ive already named her Remi...seems appropriate considering shes survived a bullet and it a not gender specific. Shes coming with a cage im not ...
by tasha87
Wed Jun 25, 2014 1:53 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: tips, adopting injured wild ringneck
Replies: 25
Views: 887

tips, adopting injured wild ringneck

Later today I will be picking up a wild ringneck that was shot in the wing about a month ago. The people that have it have been taking care of (her?) For about a month but they aren't able to keep her any longer. From what no hear shes terrified of people (duh lol) screams when you get close to the ...
by tasha87
Thu Jun 05, 2014 7:54 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: can IRN and cockatiels live together?
Replies: 10
Views: 3385

Re: can IRN and cockatiels live together?

I'd say no. The reason I got my first ringneck was because the previous owner had him housed with 4 cockatiels and he was very aggressive toward them. He does fine with another ringneck though
by tasha87
Thu Jun 05, 2014 7:50 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: commen for untame irn to talk?
Replies: 12
Views: 1622

Re: commen for untame irn to talk?

Yes...yes...I know...were a family of potty mouths. Luckily none of the birds have picked it up
by tasha87
Thu May 29, 2014 7:18 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: commen for untame irn to talk?
Replies: 12
Views: 1622

Re: commen for untame irn to talk?

I do that all the time....I walk through my house asking myself Tasha, what the @!^# are you doing? Lol any who, Mr Paco has added 2 new words as of this morning. He said hi popcorn. Hes apparently picking up vocabulary from the cockatoo
by tasha87
Tue May 27, 2014 9:19 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: commen for untame irn to talk?
Replies: 12
Views: 1622

Re: commen for untame irn to talk?

Sorry, been offline for awhile...baby broke my phone lol thanks for the reply miss k, you make me laugh.
by tasha87
Fri May 16, 2014 10:20 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: commen for untame irn to talk?
Replies: 12
Views: 1622

Re: commen for untame irn to talk?

Yeah I didnt figure hed talk because hes older and not really tame but he keeps saying hello
by tasha87
Wed May 14, 2014 8:50 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: commen for untame irn to talk?
Replies: 12
Views: 1622

commen for untame irn to talk?

My male indoor aviary IRN is starting to talk! Its in with his normal chirps and whistles but I can CLEARLY hear him saying "hello".....im super excited because I thought it would only be the super tame hand fed birds that would talk. My cockatoo talks but I dont even think she knows shes a bird lol
by tasha87
Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: What other animals do you have?
Replies: 36
Views: 2738

Re: What other animals do you have?

SkyeBerry-yes.....my sun conures are LOUD...my husband is about to turn them in to little rainbow colored chicken nuggets lol they were very spooled by the previous owner and never had to be in a cage, slept in a bed with him and now that they are in my home living by my bird rules they can throw qu...
by tasha87
Mon Apr 07, 2014 3:32 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: What other animals do you have?
Replies: 36
Views: 2738

Re: What other animals do you have?

Tash87 - :lol: Your cockatoo's guinea pig made me laugh. People thought I was nuts when I ended up with a rabbit because the shelter was not going to adopt it out (they know me) and I got a second rabbit so it would not be alone. Yes lol she hates other birds, yells at them to "shut up" everytime t...
by tasha87
Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:31 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: ??female wing flapping
Replies: 2
Views: 326

??female wing flapping

My little Jade will hold onto her branch with her feet and flap her wings like shes flying but wont actually fly anywhere...she can fly and does but a lot of times she just does this flapping...is there a reason for ot?
by tasha87
Fri Mar 28, 2014 7:24 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Help wanted real BAD!!
Replies: 7
Views: 636

Re: Help wanted real BAD!!

It will get better, I have 2 IRN I have been working to tame. I havent really pushed them but I work with them a little every day and jow one will take food from me and the other stopped attacking me lok. Spend time with her talk soft and offer her treats. Offer the treat before a scheduled meal hol...
by tasha87
Thu Mar 27, 2014 10:19 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: smart birds!
Replies: 8
Views: 467

Re: smart birds!

I was shocked the ringnecks picked it up. Mine are so quiet....a few chirps throughout the day but thats it but once I started playing this they perked up lol and it stops the conures screaming almost instantly...huge bonus....
by tasha87
Thu Mar 27, 2014 10:07 pm
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: What other animals do you have?
Replies: 36
Views: 2738

Re: What other animals do you have?

Whew! I have 6 dogs (3 are rescues off the street) 3 cats, 2 IRN, 2 Sun Conures, a sulfer crested cockatoo (shes my baby) she doesnt care for the company of other birds so I got her a guinea pig to put near her. She likes to stand on the piggys cage and watch her run around lol
by tasha87
Thu Mar 27, 2014 9:54 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: smart birds!
Replies: 8
Views: 467

Re: smart birds!

Thats what I have so far lol I add and delete stuff still but this is what I threw together in just a few minutes. You can keep checking it though because im always changing stuff
by tasha87
Thu Mar 27, 2014 1:15 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: smart birds!
Replies: 8
Views: 467

Re: smart birds!

Im trying to record them but they are camera shy lol I need a noise activated tape recorder....I cant believe how fast it worked! Ive only been playing the noises a few days, even the conures are picking up little bits
by tasha87
Thu Mar 27, 2014 10:20 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: smart birds!
Replies: 8
Views: 467

smart birds!

My sun conures were driving me up the wall with their constant screaming so I made a playlist on youtube of beeps, whistles, lazer sounds etc... and started playing it for them in hopes they'd pick up some fun sounds other than screaming...well my IRN Paco is already picking them up lol hes normally...
by tasha87
Fri Mar 21, 2014 2:51 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: What to Feed Your Parrot (recipes, toxicities, links too!)
Replies: 184
Views: 553417

Re: What to Feed your Parrot (recipes, toxicities, links too

Fun idea! I call it birdy ice cream lol I take a whole coconut, crack it into pieces freeze it and give it to the birds. I live in bakersfield california so its hot as heck here and all my birds go nuts for the "ice cream"
by tasha87
Fri Mar 21, 2014 7:08 am
Forum: IRN Photo Forum
Topic: Photos of my flock up! Almost every color!
Replies: 7
Views: 2216

Re: Photos of my flock up! Almost every color!

So beautiful! I have 2 green irn....im dyin to find more colors. My husbands gonna kill me, I told him no more birds after the 2 sun conures but I think theres going to have to be some acceptions....:-)
by tasha87
Fri Mar 21, 2014 6:50 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: dna sexing
Replies: 1
Views: 285

dna sexing

Does anyone know whether or not the testing kits you order online are accurate or not?
by tasha87
Wed Mar 19, 2014 7:59 pm
Forum: Share Your Flock With The Family
Topic: My little feathered Family <3
Replies: 8
Views: 2486

Re: My little feathered Family <3

Beautiful! How do your sun conures get along wih the ringneck? I have a pair of ringnecks and a pair of sun conures and they are very interested in each other through the cages but I have not let them get too close
by tasha87
Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:53 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: !*!*ADD YOUR INPUT*!*! _.- Home Made With Love -._
Replies: 56
Views: 12842

Re: !*!*ADD YOUR INPUT*!*! _.- Home Made With Love -._

I just built the branch inside christmas tree stand, my cockatoo loves it!
by tasha87
Wed Mar 12, 2014 11:49 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: aggressive female
Replies: 7
Views: 448

Re: aggressive female

Update! Birds getting along much better since moving them to a bigger cage
by tasha87
Wed Mar 12, 2014 10:59 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: exciting day!
Replies: 8
Views: 455

Re: exciting day!

Nope, not from my phone either... but its about 4x4x9 ft. Its in front of a good size window right in my living room lol (the window has an outside cover so it can be closed it cases of extreme heat/cold. Its also caged from the inside so we can open it and give the birds fresh air) I have a large f...
by tasha87
Wed Mar 12, 2014 10:42 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: exciting day!
Replies: 8
Views: 455

Re: exciting day!

Hmmm im trying but it says file is too big....let me try from my phone see if it will let me there
by tasha87
Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:24 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: What to Feed Your Parrot (recipes, toxicities, links too!)
Replies: 184
Views: 553417

Re: What to Feed your Parrot (recipes, toxicities, links too

Hahaha I made some to send home to my friends sun cunures and her husband didnt know and he ate it
by tasha87
Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:41 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: What to Feed Your Parrot (recipes, toxicities, links too!)
Replies: 184
Views: 553417

Re: What to Feed your Parrot (recipes, toxicities, links too

Yeah lol shes baby 5 and the first one I ever tried to do baby food with...and for the bread I dont only use baby food, I only use the baby food in the mix everything else in there is regular fruits and veggies. I chop, cut, grate and smash them so theres many different shapes sizes amd textures in ...
by tasha87
Tue Mar 11, 2014 9:31 am
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: What to Feed Your Parrot (recipes, toxicities, links too!)
Replies: 184
Views: 553417

Re: What to Feed your Parrot (recipes, toxicities, links too

I use the little plastic gerber containers, I think they are about 4-6 oz each...and yeah its probably cheaper to just puree your own but I have a human baby that I bought a ton of baby food for and she wont touch the stuff so instead of letting it sit in the pantry I used it up in the bread lol its...
by tasha87
Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:54 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: exciting day!
Replies: 8
Views: 455

Re: exciting day!

My sweet husband built my birds a beautiful, window side, indoor, mini aviary this weekend. They LOVE it. They have branches going all the way up to the ceiling (9 feet in the air) and they have plenty of room to fly...I think its really going to help with the taming process now because instead of j...
by tasha87
Thu Mar 06, 2014 12:01 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: What to Feed Your Parrot (recipes, toxicities, links too!)
Replies: 184
Views: 553417

Re: What to Feed your Parrot (recipes, toxicities, links too

I have found a good way to trick picky eaters into eating healthier is to make a basic wholegrain "bird bread" use pureed baby food in place for some of the liquid and throw various fruits and veggies in there. I use 3 cups whole wheat flour pour 5-6 jars vegetable baby food (I use mostly orange col...
by tasha87
Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:30 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: !*!*ADD YOUR INPUT*!*! _.- Home Made With Love -._
Replies: 56
Views: 12842

Re: !*!*ADD YOUR INPUT*!*! _.- Home Made With Love -._

Amazing, inspiring ideas! My husband is getting ready to build me an indoor/outdoor window mini aviary and this has given me so many ideas on how to decorate them!
by tasha87
Thu Mar 06, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: exciting day!
Replies: 8
Views: 455

Re: exciting day!

Im very proud. I usually get met with a nice blood drawing bite lol I love these birds though. My female is super wild, shes gonna take a lot more work
by tasha87
Thu Mar 06, 2014 9:14 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: exciting day!
Replies: 8
Views: 455

exciting day!

After having him 5 months, my little boy Paco finally landed on my hand! I was doing my morning feeding/cage cleaning and at that time I always talk to them and try to offer treats. He has taken them from my hand a few times but never regularly, but today he landed on my hand for a second, took his ...
by tasha87
Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:52 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: aggressive female
Replies: 5
Views: 492

Re: aggressive female

I tried deleting this one before I got a comment on it but I couldnt figure it out...im super new to this forum
by tasha87
Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:48 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: aggressive female
Replies: 5
Views: 492

Re: aggressive female

Sorry, somehow this same post came up twice on the list... (new to this smartphone thing) I have some more info on the other post but for now, I was told these birds were babies. I got them as rescues from 2 different people. My male (Paco) is supposed to be right around a year right now according t...
by tasha87
Sat Mar 01, 2014 10:48 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: aggressive female
Replies: 7
Views: 448

Re: aggressive female

Should I give them a box? I know the male has to be at least 2...they dont seem to be showing any breeding behavior other than Jade pulling poor Paco's tail. My cockatoo just went through a hormonal phase where she was trying to breed with me, maybe that stimulated something in my little ringy girl
by tasha87
Fri Feb 28, 2014 3:20 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: aggressive female
Replies: 7
Views: 448

Re: aggressive female

Maybe, thank you for the reply...I have no experience with these birds, ive had budgies, conures, an african grey and a cockatoo but none have given me the issues these little guys have lol
by tasha87
Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:49 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: aggressive female
Replies: 7
Views: 448

Re: aggressive female

I was thinking that since from what ive read it is breeding time here in bakersfield california but they are supposed to be babies....I rescued them from 2 different people who bought them from someone else but the birds are only supposed to be around 9 and 11 months old. After more research I think...
by tasha87
Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:26 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: aggressive female
Replies: 7
Views: 448

aggressive female

I have an untame male and female that sharea large cage, they have been together for about 2 months not Iincluding the 1 month qquarantine period after I got my female. At first the male was pretty mean to my female when I put her in the cage, he would chase her and throw her to the bottom of the ca...
by tasha87
Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:19 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Choosing a New Cage
Replies: 80
Views: 3320

Re: Choosing a New Cage

Yes! Try amazon they have very nice cages for a great price....im getting ready to order all my birds new cages and play stands
by tasha87
Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:14 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: aggressive female
Replies: 5
Views: 492

aggressive female

I have an untame male and female that sharea large cage, they have been together for about 2 months not Iincluding the 1 month qquarantine period after I got my female. At first the male was pretty mean to my female when I put her in the cage, he would chase her and throw her to the bottom of the ca...
by tasha87
Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:06 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: new!
Replies: 1
Views: 196

new!

Hello, im new to this forum but have been searching and reading posts on here for quite some time now. I have 2 indian Ringnecks, 1 male, Paco and a female, Jade. They were supposed to be around 9 months old but after reading more info on them I know they must be older since my male has already gott...