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by marklee
Sun Sep 13, 2009 8:21 am
Forum: Please leave your comments and feedback here regarding The Parrot Society UK
Topic: advice please.
Replies: 4
Views: 2410

advice please.

it has been a while since i have used the forum,but all previous advice has been extremely helpfull.my grey has tamed right down now. admittedly i think a lot of it was me.now she is so loving,its unbeleivable,she still isnt talking, but i know that will come.what i want to know is should i be cover...
by marklee
Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:03 pm
Forum: Please leave your comments and feedback here regarding The Parrot Society UK
Topic: Hi - newbie here
Replies: 3
Views: 2331

Re: Hi - newbie here

i am fairly new to the society .great to know there will be someone else out there when i need advice. p.s im from bedfordshire so all i have to boast about is luton . l.o.l
by marklee
Mon Jun 01, 2009 6:59 pm
Forum: Please leave your comments and feedback here regarding The Parrot Society UK
Topic: harrys home coming
Replies: 3
Views: 2177

harrys home coming

i went to see my grey yesterday and was so suprised at the diference in her.she is off all her hand feeds and is stepping up and down onto a perch.she was totally calm and my son and i both enjoyed tickling her behind her head and enjoying how much calmer she was.i was told all being well i can brin...
by marklee
Tue May 26, 2009 7:03 pm
Forum: Please leave your comments and feedback here regarding The Parrot Society UK
Topic: an update if anyone is interested
Replies: 2
Views: 2087

an update if anyone is interested

hello,everyone.i have finally got a grey.i found a local breeder,who had three chicks .two males and one female.they were dna sexed and she adviced me to have the female.so i have been going to see her every week and handle her. eight weeks old now and down to two feeds a day.she is beautiful and we...
by marklee
Sun Apr 12, 2009 7:52 am
Forum: Leave a message about your Pet Parrot
Topic: thanks for replies
Replies: 1
Views: 1073

thanks for replies

great advice about the calcium supplement,i noticed you said about willow as a perch,when i picked the cage up i did notce they sold large pieces of branch that can be screwed onto the cage. would this help to keep the claws smooth,it was rather expensive,i dont mind buying it but would rather put m...
by marklee
Sat Apr 11, 2009 6:34 pm
Forum: Leave a message about your Pet Parrot
Topic: every thing comes to those who wait
Replies: 1
Views: 1085

every thing comes to those who wait

at long last ,through loads of phone calls and going round pet stores i managed to find a breeder very local to me that has some baby greys.i went round last night to see them and put a deposit down.the breeder has very kindly said i can visit in two weeks time and then visit more often as the grey ...
by marklee
Sun Apr 05, 2009 6:17 pm
Forum: Please leave your comments and feedback here regarding The Parrot Society UK
Topic: clipped or not
Replies: 5
Views: 2557

Re: clipped or not

many stores i have gone to have most of there greys wings clipped,having read what you have said it seems quite a cruel thing to do...fingers crossed i will be getting mine this month,i am worrying about the bonding aspect of getting a grey, and just want to make the bird as happy as possible..the w...
by marklee
Fri Apr 03, 2009 7:06 pm
Forum: Please leave your comments and feedback here regarding The Parrot Society UK
Topic: clipped or not
Replies: 5
Views: 2557

clipped or not

should i get my greys wings clipped or not.some say yes, cause it helps you to bond quicker? is this true or not clipped and risk the grey injuring itself.also some say clip a couple of feathers and others say more.please help any advice will help me when taking the plung of getting a grey.thanks in...
by marklee
Mon Mar 30, 2009 6:27 pm
Forum: Please leave your comments and feedback here regarding The Parrot Society UK
Topic: local breeders
Replies: 4
Views: 2831

Re: local breeders

cheers for advice,taken it all on board,just dont like having to wait around
by marklee
Sun Mar 29, 2009 7:22 pm
Forum: Please leave your comments and feedback here regarding The Parrot Society UK
Topic: local breeders
Replies: 4
Views: 2831

local breeders

i am finding it very hard to find a breeder local to me. i joined the society in febuary and was kindly sent jan and feb magasines.i contacted a couple of adds but had no joy. i was adviced not to rush which i have done . i have been to local stores and looked at notice boards and looked in local pa...
by marklee
Mon Mar 23, 2009 6:50 am
Forum: Forum for Comments not covered in the Main Forum Categories
Topic: best place to keep a grey
Replies: 2
Views: 1555

Re: best place to keep a grey

cheers for advice.you have taken the worries away that i had
by marklee
Fri Mar 20, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: Forum for Comments not covered in the Main Forum Categories
Topic: best place to keep a grey
Replies: 2
Views: 1555

best place to keep a grey

hello,everyone, i have recently had a conservatory built and was hoping to home my grey,when i get him or her in it,however i have been adviced not to due to me not having heating in it,i have a storage heater in it but have been told this will be insufficient in the winter months because greys are ...
by marklee
Tue Mar 17, 2009 8:04 pm
Forum: Parrot Society Chat Page
Topic: more advice please
Replies: 3
Views: 1673

Re: more advice please

thanks for your message,i have read a couple of books,but but its not the same as getting advice from people who actually own birds,thats why this site is so good.i will bide my time and i have already decided to take my time and try to plan everything properly.my friend told me that i wont be able ...
by marklee
Tue Mar 17, 2009 7:05 am
Forum: Parrot Society Chat Page
Topic: more advice please
Replies: 3
Views: 1673

more advice please

i have now joined and was sent jans- febs magazine while looking through i could not find a breeder local to me in bedfprdshire i have looked round all local pet stores with no luck and wonderd if any one can help me on this matter i do own a car but feel driven hundreds of miles would not be good f...
by marklee
Tue Mar 10, 2009 7:55 pm
Forum: Parrot Society Chat Page
Topic: advice please
Replies: 1
Views: 1091

advice please

what probs do you get with hand reared greys,and does this cause disruption in the house .can i join the society by post or does it have to be done on line .cheers for any help