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Answer I agree that you should tame then when they are just weaned because when you take them out at birth they have to be fed every 2 hours by you which takes up alot of your timeIf you mean have it as a pet, than 4 months, but as a breeder, you can handle from the moment the mom lets you. Dpn't quote me on that though. ask experts. AnswerIt is best to handle a cockatiel when it is weaned (can live and feed on its own). Otherwise, before that, it is slightly too young for any training. But if you just want to raise it, you can start whenever. If the cockatiel is too old, it most probably has picked up both good and bad habits. When it is (just) weaned, it is still free from any habits and at the same time, not too young to train. Answersince it is born AnswerThey can' be handled as soon as they are hatched, even to hand feeding them, it will help them bond with people

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I've got 3 chicks now. Handle them as soon as the parents let you. I change the nest box every day and interact with them, hold them and talk to them. Although I let the parents feedthem , they have gotten used of being handled and interacting with me. Love them...Good luck.

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