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    How to Quieten a Noisy Pet Parrot

    ArticleParrot AdviceWednesday 09 February 2011
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    Are you considering parrots for sale? If you buy birds like this you must be aware that there are certain steps you will need to take to control their behaviour. These pet birds are known for being quite loud and expressing themselves a lot. If you need to know how to turn down the volume on your pet parrot, see the following useful tips to help you out.

     
     

    Understand Behaviour

    Buying parrots for sale will require you to understand their behaviour properly. You cannot buy birds like these and expect them to know what you want. If the pet parrot is being noisy, this isn’t to spite you. It usually means they are lonely or could be trying to communicate a problem to you. If your pet birds have made a strong attachment to you, it is likely that they will call out to you when you are not around as they want to know where you are as part of their flock.

    Tips

    To manage the noise of your pet parrot, be sure to pay lots of attention to the bird.

    Do not ever hit pet birds. They are extremely fragile and you could seriously hurt or even kill them with one hit. They will not associate their behaviour with your actions so it is pointless.

    Shouting at the bird will not help either. 

    Give your pet parrot a distraction to keep him busy. When you buy birds you will have to get some toys and other accessories to occupy them, so take advantage of these. 

    Take Action

    If you are struggling to cope with a pet parrot that will not be quiet, cover the cage with a dark cloth so the bird thinks it’s night time and will settle down. Remove the cover after about 10 minutes of quiet from the bird and praise him repeatedly, then give a treat. Be careful not to leave the cover on for more than 15 minutes though as this can depress the parrot.

    Seek Help

    If the above tips do not help you may want to think about seeking professional help. Your vet will assess the situation and give you advice accordingly.
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