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by eckythump
Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:49 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello From Turkey
Replies: 5
Views: 514

Re: Hello From Turkey

nice looking bird, this is the color i want my next IRN to be, you have done a great job with him/her mate
by eckythump
Thu Jun 12, 2014 4:04 am
Forum: News
Topic: thankyou all
Replies: 2
Views: 1562

thankyou all

just want to say a big thankyou to everyone, your forum posts has helped me understand my babies a lot, today my babies had their health check and the vet said they was in really good condition, even tho some vets ask people to wait outside so a bird dont link us with any kind of possible trauma i d...
by eckythump
Thu Jun 12, 2014 12:08 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Pacing pacing pacing
Replies: 10
Views: 1231

Re: Pacing pacing pacing

well just in case it was that my cages was too small i went out and bought 2 decent size cages that make my babies look as big as budgies in them, pennie still does the same thing, they are both booked in for a health check this morning so i will ask if they know why they pace in this manner, on a l...
by eckythump
Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:52 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Pacing pacing pacing
Replies: 10
Views: 1231

Re: Pacing pacing pacing

hi

my bird paces and shouts and eats just like yours, she never used to do it till i brought my 2cnd IRN home, so i think it maybe a territorial thing, i think shes telling my blue that this is her cage, he can go on it but this is her domain.
by eckythump
Wed Jun 04, 2014 10:48 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Mean Babies!
Replies: 4
Views: 399

Re: Mean Babies!

separating them into different cages maybe a good idea, it sounds like they are more dependent on each other and will probably continue in this manner, if they are apart there is a chance they will become more dependent and tolerant of human contact, i'm not sure how early bluffing starts but i thin...
by eckythump
Sat May 31, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Hello, my first IRN
Replies: 2
Views: 390

Re: Hello, my first IRN

ok so here it is, all IRN's are different just like most humans haha, the best thing you can do is read up on other peoples experiences and what the outcome was for that individual, that way if what they did work you could perhaps try the same, however if it did not work you have learned something, ...
by eckythump
Wed May 28, 2014 1:12 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: IRP in my backyard so Im thinking about taking it in. HELP!
Replies: 13
Views: 1062

Re: IRP in my backyard so Im thinking about taking it in. H

most owners... and when i say most i mean all owners will have photos of their pets, look for any distinct markings and tell the owners you require a photo that they have of the bird, my guess is that if he/she talks it would be a massive help coz the owner should know a majority of the words, howev...
by eckythump
Wed May 28, 2014 12:56 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: new rehomed pair
Replies: 1
Views: 536

Re: new rehomed pair

sounds like a story with a happy ending :)
by eckythump
Wed May 28, 2014 12:51 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: a bit about us and our bird
Replies: 28
Views: 1323

Re: a bit about us and our bird

Hi ecky, I meant that Blue has some trained behaviours already - you mentioned the give a kiss, plus the talking and being semi tame. I bet you are going to discover he knows more than that, too. Now I'm dying to see this bird auction as well! hi missk, i am learning things about blue everyday as h...
by eckythump
Tue May 27, 2014 12:22 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: a bit about us and our bird
Replies: 28
Views: 1323

Re: a bit about us and our bird

Hi. Yes, I did misunderstand. I thought you meant you were not going to train them at all. Sorry. Now I think I understand you meant you will not force them to do something they don't want to do. That's great. We can all agree that's the best way to go! :D I see you are offended because you think I...
by eckythump
Tue May 27, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: a bit about us and our bird
Replies: 28
Views: 1323

Re: a bit about us and our bird

Hey, I understand wanting to let them "do it naturally". I think you might want to consider my personal, in my house, preferred for me training method, which I really consider to be "lazy training". I would rather enjoy my birds than pursue an agenda - seems too much like work to lazy me. However, ...
by eckythump
Mon May 26, 2014 11:59 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: a bit about us and our bird
Replies: 28
Views: 1323

Re: a bit about us and our bird

heres an update, blue has been with us for just under 3 weeks now and both my birds are coming along in leaps and bounds without me having to do anything except spending plenty of time with them, pennie now comes to me outside the cage and gives me kisses and rubs noses, she is also very vocal and s...
by eckythump
Fri May 23, 2014 4:07 am
Forum: Ringneck Stories
Topic: Pippin had a breakthrough!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1108

Re: Pippin had a breakthrough!!!!

so in another post ( http://www.indianringneck.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=18981 ) i introduced my fids Pippin and Einstien. Well Pippin had me bawling today,in a good way.All of a sudden she has decided im not all that bad(only been 2 years)she is activly seeking me out flys near to where i am a...
by eckythump
Sat May 17, 2014 5:02 am
Forum: IRN Lounge
Topic: commen for untame irn to talk?
Replies: 12
Views: 1771

Re: commen for untame irn to talk?

MissK wrote:Tasha~ He's untame, not deaf! :lol:

Donovan~ You were such a BOY, weren't you? Glad you're a MAN now. :)

great comment lol
by eckythump
Thu May 15, 2014 7:48 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: My parrot has started lunging at me and moving away?
Replies: 12
Views: 1684

Re: My parrot has started lunging at me and moving away?

a little tip for u m8.... you have had the bird 3 weeks right, well to start with birds dont see glass so when they fly into it its a bid for freedom..... solution.... put nets up on ur windows, if that dont work put the lights on and close ur curtains while the bird is out, do not move ur cage as t...
by eckythump
Wed May 14, 2014 2:10 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: a bit about us and our bird
Replies: 28
Views: 1323

Re: a bit about us and our bird

i don't really like the fact that blue's wings have been clipped although i can see the benefits of it, got a question for anyone who knows the answer....... do IRN's learn off each other because blue is really tame and will come on to me out of the cage but pennie will only come to me while in the ...
by eckythump
Tue May 13, 2014 9:53 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: a bit about us and our bird
Replies: 28
Views: 1323

Re: a bit about us and our bird

I don't know the situation around the other bird starving or if that's even true but I have heard of it happening even when they had seed. Basically they ate most of it but the bowl still looks full so no new seed gets put in. In any case, how is pennie handling blue? well blue is a bit older than ...
by eckythump
Tue May 13, 2014 8:19 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: a bit about us and our bird
Replies: 28
Views: 1323

Re: a bit about us and our bird

ok ive been on this site a while and thought i wud put a pic up of my IRN, ive had her for 2 months now and today i went out and bought a 2cnd IRN for my partners birthday called blue, now pennie is no longer lonely ( not that she was anyway lol ) PENNIE http://i57.tinypic.com/m7s0eu.jpg BLUE http:/...
by eckythump
Sat May 10, 2014 1:07 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Comments/Questions
Topic: Questions from a newbie
Replies: 6
Views: 928

Re: Questions from a newbie

dunno if this will help you but its worth a try http://indianringneck.com/newringneck/
by eckythump
Wed May 07, 2014 11:58 pm
Forum: IRN Diet & Housing
Topic: Temperature-Handling
Replies: 8
Views: 4021

Re: Temperature-Handling

Hi, I used to own my own blue mutation IRN. She was a female about 14 months old. One time on a Winter's morning I woke up to see her at the bottom of the cage...dead. :( I had her since she was about 4 months old, and I tamed her, had a good bond with her and I would take her out each day and she ...
by eckythump
Tue May 06, 2014 10:56 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: What are everyones Bird's Names?
Replies: 16
Views: 2992

Re: What are everyones Bird's Names?

my IRN is called pennie, my other half named it that because shes a fan of the big bang theory, summet else shes got wrong coz it is starting to look like pennie is a boy lol, the other IRN was called freddie who sadly passed 3 weeks after we got him, dont know why i picked that name and wish i hadn...
by eckythump
Tue May 06, 2014 3:59 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Newbie with first IRN.. And it hates me!
Replies: 31
Views: 1293

Re: Newbie with first IRN.. And it hates me!

Ok, thanks. I'll try them. The breeder told me to keep clear of fresh fruit and veg as it makes them ill. I was informed to feed him cockatiel mix. This didn't sound right to me and went against what I researched. wise choice mate, some of my research said that the wild IRN's are thriving in the so...
by eckythump
Tue May 06, 2014 2:16 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Newbie with first IRN.. And it hates me!
Replies: 31
Views: 1293

Re: Newbie with first IRN.. And it hates me!

Thanks for the link Donovan.. I'll try to upload a pic without registering to see what happens and maybe sign up if it works (it failed first attempt). Watch this space. My green budgie has found the ringnecks cage.. They are now playing I'm gonna get the toes and tail feathers through the bars. Th...
by eckythump
Mon May 05, 2014 3:41 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Newbie with first IRN.. And it hates me!
Replies: 31
Views: 1293

Re: Newbie with first IRN.. And it hates me!

Hi.. Am new to this site and today I bought home my first parakeet. It's in a large cage in a quiet corner of my lounge and I'll leave it alone for a few days at least to allow it to climatise. This bird is 5months old and has never been handled. And it shows. It's climbing all over its cage at the...
by eckythump
Mon Apr 28, 2014 5:12 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: NEED ADVICE !?!?
Replies: 1
Views: 273

Re: NEED ADVICE !?!?

Hello everyone, i have recently got a IRN names Borris, he is about 1 years old. I've had him for about 4 days and i'm pretty sure he wasn't hand raised. Anyway, he will not willingly step up, we have to sort of corner him in his cage with the stick until he steps up then quickly pull him out so he...
by eckythump
Tue Apr 22, 2014 10:43 pm
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Advice please on my Biting, Bluffing and Lunging IRN Joe :(
Replies: 1
Views: 309

Re: Advice please on my Biting, Bluffing and Lunging IRN Joe

I'm trying all sorts at the moment, I bought the BirdTricks DVD's but am having no luck. I don't know whats right and wrong to do because everyone has a different opinion about what is right.. My IRN Joe is now 6 months old and I need to re tame him as at the start he was a stunning cuddling bird b...
by eckythump
Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:43 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: a bit about us and our bird
Replies: 28
Views: 1323

Re: a bit about us and our bird

MissK wrote:OK, ekky; Keep Trying! Every day.

might have found pennies favorite treat, just not sure if IRN's are supposed to eat them..... raisins if anyone can veryfy that its ok to feed them to her would be a great help :)
by eckythump
Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:51 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: a bit about us and our bird
Replies: 28
Views: 1323

Re: a bit about us and our bird

MissK wrote:OK, ekky; Keep Trying! Every day.

oh i will, eventually i will stumble across it :) shes come on a bundle compared to the skittish little bird from a few weeks ago :)
by eckythump
Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:33 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: a bit about us and our bird
Replies: 28
Views: 1323

Re: a bit about us and our bird

MissK wrote:Reread my post 4 posts up. Teach her to follow a lure.

little bit difficult as i said missk she dont favor any treats at the moment
by eckythump
Mon Apr 21, 2014 1:51 am
Forum: Moustache Parakeet
Topic: How to tell if baby ringneck is sick or healthy
Replies: 1
Views: 1100

Re: How to tell if baby ringneck is sick or healthy

My baby irn is about 7-8 weeks old. He does not stand normally. It is hard to explain because i dont think its something wrong with his legs because he walks and flies pretty well. However, when he is perched he stoops, and is always crying although he eats well too. Also, i'm not sure his digestio...
by eckythump
Mon Apr 21, 2014 1:42 am
Forum: IRNs Behavior & Taming
Topic: Cant find what im looking for. Help please
Replies: 4
Views: 312

Re: Cant find what im looking for. Help please

its a good idea to separate them, it will probably calm the yellow 1 down and make him/her more dependent on human contact, u may be amazed at the results, good luck
by eckythump
Sun Apr 20, 2014 11:34 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: a bit about us and our bird
Replies: 28
Views: 1323

Re: a bit about us and our bird

Keep trying with different foods. Like a child who never had ice cream yet, she may not know her favourite foods and may need to learn them. Nuts (almonds, peanuts), seeds (sunflower, safflower), and fruit (apple, pear) as well as spray millet are all frequent favourites. Don't forget to eat these ...
by eckythump
Sun Apr 20, 2014 1:42 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: a bit about us and our bird
Replies: 28
Views: 1323

Re: a bit about us and our bird

very good idea missk however pennie dont seem to favour anything as a treat so i think it may be a long process of gaining trust :D this morning was the 1st time i could tickle her and her allow me to for a few seconds at a time, small steps but probably giant 1's for pennie, one thing that winds my...
by eckythump
Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:06 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: a bit about us and our bird
Replies: 28
Views: 1323

Re: a bit about us and our bird

Little Buttercup wrote:Hi, welcome. So sorry about your loss. Wishing you all the best with Pennie!

Ash
thx she is doin really well thx for ur comment :)
by eckythump
Thu Apr 17, 2014 4:51 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself!
Topic: a bit about us and our bird
Replies: 28
Views: 1323

a bit about us and our bird

hi, thought i would share my story, on the 7th of march this year ( 2014 ) my partner and i decided we would like our pet to be an IRN, so we started looking for some and finally found an advert on gumtree of a woman selling 2 baby IRN's for a very reasonable price 120 miles away in london, we bough...