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    Keeping a Pet Parrot Quiet

    ArticleParrot AdviceWednesday 09 February 2011
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    If you are thinking about parrots for sale you have to be aware of certain steps that need to be taken when you buy birds like this to control their behaviour. Pet birds like this are known to be loud and for expressing themselves. If you are struggling to keep the noise of your pet parrot down, find out what you can do with this guide.

    Behaviour

    You have to understand the behaviour of parrots for sale to ensure the best care possible. When you buy birds such as these it is unfair of you to expect them to know what you want without showing them. If your pet parrot is being exceptionally noisy he could be trying to tell you about a problem, or could just be lonely. It’s likely that pet birds scream out for you because they consider you to be part of their flock and want to know where you are. 

    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. 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. 

    Action

    If you struggle to cope with an unruly pet parrot, cover his cage with the night cloth you usually use so he calms down. After around 10 minutes of quiet, take the cloth away, praise the bird and then give him 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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