Crimson Bellied Conure
Blue FactorTurquoise Yellow Sided Conure
Blue Factor Turquoise Conure
Yellow Sided Extreme High Red Conure
Pineapple Turquoise Conure
Green Cheek Conure
Emma's White Eared Conure
Pineapple High Red Conure
Normal Yellow Sided
Blue Cinnamon Green Cheek
Pinapple High Reds
Normal Yellow Sided
Green Cheek - Moon
Green Cheek - Sun Cheek
When your baby comes home:
We raise our babies to be comfortable with people, hopefully to go to anyone. They come to see us as safety and loving. Please be aware that when they go home with you they are taken away from their siblings, friends, and most of all us who they think are their parents until they bond with you. Most babies adjust to this very easily and within days are wanting to be with you all the time. The first night can be a little unsettling to them because they are in a new cage and a different environment, even the sounds will be different so they may act shy and frightened and reality they are, but after a good nights rest they soon forget their life with us and will do everything they can to please you. Just understand that their first night will be unsettling to them and there is nothing wrong. You will notice that they have some trouble settling in for the first night. They will call for their siblings and often seem to be looking for us, and they will keep moving from one area of the cage to the other in order to find us.. The best way to handle this is don't handle the baby all that much unless they want it, talk to your baby reassuringly and tell them everything will be fine you are their family now. Young birds know that they can trust humans because we have raised, loved and fed them by hand since they were two weeks old. You will be the only human they see in their new home and they will expect you to offer this comfort now This is the perfect time to start bonding with your new baby, talk to them, offer a slice of apple or a grape from your hand this way they understand you are now their safety. If you have other pets keep them away the first day or two and introduce them slowly to your new bird, Barking dogs may frighten them, even other birds can be a distraction.
If your baby is shipped to you he may be a little stressed from the flight and being carried around from the airplane to the pick up location. I suggest using the drive home from the airport as time to talk to your bird in a soft voice to calm them from the most likely frightening flight and handling. Talk to your baby while you drive and scratch their heads through the cage door. This will get them used to you and they will realize they can trust you, I also recommend bringing an apple slice or grapes as a distraction. Once you get home take things slowly and remain calm while getting your bird from carrier to cage, remember they have never seen this cage before and will not be certain what to think. Open the transport door and let your baby see you, talk to them until they feel comfortable enough to come out, with a little persuasion they will come right out to investigate their new surrounding they are after all very curious about everything. Keep things calm and relaxed. Notice your babies behavior. If your baby wants to play, explore, or snuggle, that's perfect, if they seem disoriented or wobbly not so good and they may be dehydrated. Babies are often a little nervous at first and they may appear to be trying to get away from you or run in the other direction. Remember they are just like children, stranger danger is their first reaction and they don't know you yet. If your baby is does this it's best to place them back in their cage and let them get used to things, sit by the cage and talk to them , reach your finger through the bar and scratch their head. They may try to bite it's their only natural instinct to protect themselves. This gives them the safety of the cage to learn about their new family and their new home. Before long they will be waiting to come out of the cage to be with you!
If you are coming to our home to pick up your baby we will walk you through all of the steps when you arrive with your travel cage.
For the first few weeks monitor how your baby is eating and drinking, we will give you guidelines on the quantity of food to give your baby so it is easy to see what they are consuming. We have been sending babies home for over a year and to this date have not had one get sick or someone want to return one. Instead we get notes on how wonderful their bird is and you can see these on our Facebook page. We ask all of our new parents to post as often as they can. We too like to know where are children have gone off to and how they are doing especially as they make it all around the US. We are very careful about the weaning process. We do not rush the weaning if anything we take more time. We keep our babies until we know that they are eating pellets, Vegetables and seed in different amounts. Vegetables are sometimes tough as they don't always like them when they are young but grow a taste for them so I give them to them daily some days they eat and some days they don't but I offer it to them until they begin to want it. We consider our babies weaned when they are eating enough food on it's own to actually gain back some of it's weight lost during fledgeing and keep it's weight steady. We will weigh your baby the day it leaves and we teach you how to weigh with a simple kitchen scale, no need for expensive products. Periodically you should weigh your baby just to make certain they are maintaining a good body weight. Food missing from the food bowl does not necessarily mean they have eaten the food sometimes it just means they are messy and throwing it all over the bottom of their cage. Our babies are mostly pellet diet and they love them so basically they can get most of their nutrition from these. We make feeding simple and have easy recipes for Vegetable chop, you will be surprised how east it is. If you follow the main feeding program you will always have a happy healthy bird.
Your bird has been fed Zupreem Fruit pellets in Cockatiel size, fresh vegetables, sprouts, and seed, you can change them to natural flavor but like ourselves they like variety so we give them a blend of fruit and natural . It is better to feed vegetables over fruit, but fresh fruit in moderation is fine, fruit is high in sugar and you don't want to give your bird that much sugar. Sprouted seeds are also a great source of nutrients and easy to grow, some birds like it others hate it, but offer it at first and see what they do. We feed our birds pellets all day long and give them seed as a treat late in the afternoon or early evening before bedtime. Seeds are good for your bird but it's like given the choice would you eat a hamburger or Brussel sprouts, therefore pellets then seeds. Vegetables are given first thing in the morning and we leave the bowl in the cage until mid day, we don't want it to spoil but veggies don't spoil that easy. We place a bowl of water , a large bowl in the center of the cage floor this serves two purposes, first it's their water supply but all birds love to bathe and usually they bathe in their water bowl so we give them enough room to take a bath when they want.
We are also available to help you find a good cage that's right for your bird . Also cage set-up is important, lots of toys to keep your baby occupied and perches on several levels, birds don't like to sit in one place. Your baby will also enjoy what we call foot toys these are cheap little toy we throw on the bottom of the cage like balls, rollers, clothes pins, they love to grab things and they always love something that they can chew on and I guarantee you'd be better off spending ten dollars on a chew toy then your baby taking a chunk out of grandmas chair.
We send our birds home with their first trimmed wings, just enough so that they can fly 5-6 feet to you. We do not like to send flighted birds unless requested as so many terrible things can happen, they can become frightened and fly into a window, a ceiling fan or just right out the door. We leave the choice to you as the new owner but prefer you allow us to trim their wings the first time until they get used to you and your commands.. Make sure the room they are in is parrot proofed for a flying bird. There will be some collisions on the first few fly arounds, just be calm and they will figure out where the boundaries are. You can read more about free-flighted birds on the internet, read everything you can find before attempting free flight. There are also flight suits that give you control as to how far you bird can fly.
The internet is a great source of information about your bird. Read everything you can find and familiarize yourself with your particular species of bird. This more than anything will give you the information you need for a happy healthy baby.
If you have other pet birds in your home please be aware of quarantine procedures. Your Avian vet can help you decide how to quarantine and if it is necesary in your home.
We will be checking in on your baby after he goes home with you I would appreciate it if you would get back to us and let me know how things are going! Post to our Facebook Page or email us. We are always here to help you if you have any questions or concerns, or if you just want to talk about your baby we are available to you anytime any day !!!
We try to find homes for our baby birds as soon as they hatch. Because of this we ask for deposits of $100 to $300, depending on the price of the baby. Deposits are not refundable for any reason if you change your mind about purchasing the bird. If we can not complete the sale for any reason on our end the full deposit will be refunded immediately. We only accept deposits on babies who have already hatched. We do have a waiting list for babies and you can be added to that once the eggs are laid but this does not guarantee a bird. We do not release our birds until they are fully weaned and they are in process of flight training, potty training and will know to step up. All you have to add is LOVE!
We guarantee our Babies are healthy and do not have a pre-existing life threatening condition or illness. You are encouraged to have your new Baby seen by an avian vet as soon as possible for your own peace of mind and the care of your new winged child.
If your baby parrot is found to have a condition which affects its life or ongoing health within the 72 hour guarantee period, We agree to either refund the entire purchase price or replace the parrot with one of the same species and age if available. Verification of cause of death by an avian vet is mandatory for a refund or replacement to take place.
Please note that going to a new home or any change in environment can cause stress on a baby bird. This stress can sometimes cause bacterial problems or just an extreme case of nerves which are easily treated with a medication your Avian vet can give you, some can even be purchased through your local bird store although a vet is a better way to go to be certain nothing is life threatening. Most minor issues are easily addressed and clear up in no time and you can resume playing and training your new baby.
Our health guarantee does not cover a treatable stress related illness. All birds will experience stress when moving to a new home, it is like being adopted and meeting your new parents for the first time. Our health guarantee is there to give you peace of mind and to insure you against receiving a bird with life threatening illnesses or pre-existing injuries or deformities.
In the very slim chance that our health guarantee is needed the baby bird must be returned to us with his original leg band in place accompanied with your Avian veterinarian's report. Your Avian Veterinarian's report must be verified by our avian vet before replacement or refund can take place.
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