The Lovebirds

The Lovebirds
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Friday, July 31, 2009

Advantages of training Lovebirds

"What the advantages lovebirds have over the larger species of parrot especially in case of lovebirds training?" is the question asked by most of the lovebird breeders. As the lovebirds are small and easy to handle, they can be trained at all ages.

You should tame your lovebird before giving training to the same.

Lovebirds are cute and highly sociable bird. It is easy to train a lovebird because-

1. They are so intelligent

2. Handling them to train is so easy.

You can train the lovebirds to learn different techniques such as perching on your hand, to perform different tricks and to talk also.

Whether your lovebird is a squawker? Don't worry! You should find out the reason why your lovebird is squawking. He/she may be disturbed by anything including a fly or T.V., get bored, or want your attention. If you want to control this act of squawking, you should ask him/her- "What's all the noise for?, Wanna play with me?, What are you doing?" in an excited and happy tone. That's all!!! Your lovebird will be more happy and immediately stop squawking. This simple training of lovebirds will help you to build more confidence on you.

Happy Training!!!

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Why Do Lovebirds Chew?

Most of the lovebirds owners know that lovebirds are so keen on chewing something. Yes!!! Chewing is a normal behavior of a lovebird. Lovebirds like to chew because it not only feels fun and good for them, but also help them to maintain their beak properly.

If you see uncontrollable chewing, then proper lovebird care should be ensured. Sometimes, if you allow the lovebird to move freely in your home, it will start chewing your personal items including furniture, clothing, or toys. If they tend to chew each and everything, it would be really dangerous because they will try to chew on, anything from toxic materials to live wire.

How To Prevent Lovebird Chewing?

You cannot watch your lovebird all the time through out the day. The best remedy is to remove all the tempting items out of range. Provide plenty of access to things he can peck on.

There are few toys available in the market to prevent bird chewing. Cosmic crunch toy is the most preferred one. You can get this from your local store. If not, browse the net to find suitable one. Some of the toys contain bird safe beads, blocks, rope, and exercise material for the lovebirds beak.

Some of the lovebird owners prefer to go for natural methods to prevent bird chewing. They will offer treats o their lovebirds viz., uncooked pasta or shell. You can buy the treat cage with toys and The Jungle Joy treats from local stores also.

Hope you'll prevent the lovebirds chewing activity by following the discussed simple lovebirds care above. ALL THE BEST!!!