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    Why Buy an African Grey For Sale?

    ArticleThursday 09 December 2010
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    The African Grey parrot has become very popular as a pet because they are ranked amongst the most intelligent of all bird species and have the ability to mimic large amounts of human speech. Read on to find out more about the African grey parrot and whether you would like to start looking for African grey parrots for sale. %%AFC-ADVERT%%

    African Grey Parrot

    • One of the main things that draw people to buy African grey parrots for sale is their vast intelligence. An African grey parrot is noted as one of, if not the most intelligent bird on the planet and one particular African grey called N’kisi has been observed to have a vocabulary of over 950 words which can be used in context and he even observes grammatical and linguistic structures such as tense and can name objects in a photograph.
    • The African grey parrot stands at roughly 12” high when fully grown which makes them considerably smaller than other parrots such as Blue and Yellow Macaws or Scarlet Macaws. If you choose to buy African grey parrots for sale however, you should buy a parrot cage that is at least 4ft long, 3ft high and 3ft in depth.
    • An African grey parrot can make an excellent companion to anyone as they are very friendly and have fantastic personalities. If you can afford to spend at least 50minutes a day talking to and spending time with an African grey parrot then searching through and buying African grey parrots for sale may be for you.
    • It is vital however that you can give an African grey parrot the stimulation he requires otherwise they can develop behavioural problems. An African grey parrot in captivity can live for up to 50 years, if not more so it is a big commitment to make.
    • The African grey parrot needs plenty of toys and activities to do whilst in its cage and it should be allowed out for at least a couple of hours everyday. An African grey parrot will eat a varied diet including fruit, vegetables, seeds and pellets.
    • An African grey parrot is somewhat more desirable than other birds because they are slightly less noisy than other large birds like macaws. An African grey parrot will still enjoy making noise and mimicking things such as the microwave, the doorbell, the telephone and anything else it hears repeatedly.
    • When searching for African grey parrots for sale and you think you have found one that interests you. Spend some time with it to evaluate its personality and ensure that it is the right bird for you. Any signs of lack of balance on the perch, faeces on in the feathers of ruffled feathers can be signals that the African grey parrot is unwell, remember however that African grey parrots for sale are quite intelligent and can easily hide health symptoms.
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