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Post by Mike.wigan on Wed Feb 06, 2013 6:13 am

Talkin about trimming beaks do people have that done I would imagine it would be quite stressful for the parrot . And also the owner Charlie would scream the place down ha
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Post by Di T on Wed Feb 06, 2013 7:27 am

No we've never need to have any of their breaks trimmed, I think if they have plenty of branches, cuttlefish etc to chew on it keeps them trim, although I think perhaps some folk have had to get this done, it is rare.

Our Tommy has to have his claws trimmed now & then as they seem to grow quite long. I try to do them when he climbs in his cage - carefully grab a leg & clip one or two despite his protests. Although last time he has to see our vet , it took her, my hubby and their other vet to hold him & do them!
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Post by Mike.wigan on Wed Feb 06, 2013 11:10 am

This profile pic is funny he looks like hes got a green suit on and he got the pockets under his wings turned inside out showing the red lineing haha
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Post by Mike.wigan on Wed Feb 06, 2013 11:12 am

And I did find out his species I've been told the he is almost certainly a red sided .. alien
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Post by Di T on Wed Feb 06, 2013 1:03 pm

That's good so to give him his Latin name he's Eclectus roratus !
and a very handsome one too. cheers
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Post by Di T on Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:15 pm

How's Charlie been today?
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Post by Di T on Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:17 pm

Hollie, are you going to post Charlies photo onto the Photo of the month comp?

Also how's your foot?
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Post by Mike.wigan on Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:24 pm

Yeah di he's been good he been having a wander around the house today I bought him a new play stand yesterday from gumtree don't thinks he likes it to much tho he don't like anything changeing in his living space ill try him again with it tomorrow.
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Post by Di T on Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:32 pm

Ah, I know some don't like change I know Tommy doesn't, others do and really enjoy new things. Very Happy
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Post by steve75 on Fri Feb 15, 2013 9:06 pm

Hi mike, I was just looking through preloved and saw you were selling Charlie? I didn't know he was up for sale? What parrot are you looking for?

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Post by Di T on Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:48 pm

oh no, poor charlie Shocked
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Post by margy on Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:57 pm

Aw, why is Charlie up for sale?

Thought you were making progress with him? And African Greys's aren't particularly friendly Mike!
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Post by Mike.wigan on Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:17 pm

I'm not selling him now I just hadn't removed my ad I wouldn't have let him go anyway is loved I promise .. It just gets frustrating sometime when he tries bite that's why I first put him on there and a member of this site invited me here and now I understand him a lot better now.. And he now removed . I'm getting on with him now really good .
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Post by Di T on Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:25 pm

cheers good for you mike, i am so pleased, well done New member mike - Page 4 202220
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Post by woodlandtreespirit on Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:19 pm

New member mike - Page 4 202220 Excellent - i must admit i'd seen the ad too. So pleased you are keeping him and glad the site is helping you both xxx
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Post by margy on Sat Feb 16, 2013 7:26 pm

That's good news Mike, hope he goes from strength to strength with Charlie!
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Post by hollie on Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:30 pm

Can some one add Charlie's photo to pic of the month? Can't even get Lily's tablet to turn on now Sad had it from china, so getting it replaced is turning into a bit of a ball ache.
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Post by Mike.wigan on Sun Feb 17, 2013 1:39 pm

I'd do it myself Hollie but I can't do it either if some one can do it please let me no if you need a pic thanks mike..
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Post by Mike.wigan on Sun Feb 17, 2013 4:47 pm

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Post by Mike.wigan on Sun Feb 17, 2013 4:48 pm

Haha glow in the dark Charlie..
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Post by margy on Sun Feb 17, 2013 8:42 pm

Email me the photo you want to add and I'll put it up for you.

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Post by Di T on Sun Feb 17, 2013 8:49 pm

he is just so handsome and a poser Very Happy cheers
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Post by Mike.wigan on Sun Feb 17, 2013 8:51 pm

Thanks di.. His beak don't look real ha looks like its just been stuck on him..
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Post by Di T on Sun Feb 17, 2013 8:53 pm

he's won my heart that's for sure. are you finding ways of coping a bit easier now.
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Post by margy on Sun Feb 17, 2013 8:55 pm

Got them Mike, though some are super massive!

I'll put a few up for you.
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