Cockatiels

Cockatiels are a small member of the cockatoo family. They are the second most commonly kept pet bird.

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Cockatiels

How often do cockatiels lay eggs?

From what I've noticed with my cockatiel, it's about once a month.

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How Much Does A Cockatiel Cost In Australia?

Depending on where you purchase a cockatiel from, it tends to average between $20 and $35 (Australian dollars). Young, hand-reared cockatiels are more expensive.

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Can a parakeet breed with a cockatiel?

no. Birds can only breed with the same type of bird.

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What fruits and veggies can cockatiels eat?

Cockatiels can eat:

  • Lettuce - cockatiels absolutely love lettuce! (in moderation - lettuce in large amounts acts as a laxative)
  • Carrot
  • Brocolli
  • Cucumber
  • Corn
  • Parsley (in very small amounts, occasionally - it is dangerous in large amounts, or when consumed frequently)
  • Peas
  • Apple
  • Banana
  • Pears
  • Grapes
  • Celery (no nutritional value as it is mainly water, but your cockatiel will love it - in moderation, of course)

Bright orange and dark green vegetables have the most vitamins.

Mushy, discoloured or bruised fruit and vegetables should never be given to your cockatiel/s.

The more interesting the food, the more your cockatiel will want to eat it.

NEVER FEED YOUR COCKATIEL AVOCADO, TOMATO, RHUBARB, ALCOHOL, COFFEE, TEA, CHOCOLATE, SUGAR, FRUIT SEEDS SUCH AS APPLE PIPS or MOULDY FRUIT AND VEGETABLES!

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Why do kids eat paper?

cause they like the taste of it

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How do you tell if your cockatiel is a male or a female?

The only way of visually sexing these birds is after their first moult as all young cockatiels look like females. Male cockatiels are characterised by their brighter cheek patches, usually orange in appearance, as they get older. Females also have cheek patches but they are paler.

There is an urban myth that males have striped/barred or spotted tails and females do not. There is no evidence to substantiate this. There seems to be more evidence to support the contrary theory, that males have a solid slate grey underside to their tail, while females have a barred or mottled underside. However, it need to be noted that, with the many variations that have been bred into cockatiels since they became popular aviary birds, both males and females can have variegated tail feathers. Reputable bird identification websites will show that this is not always the case.

An avian specialist can also tell the difference through the width of the pelvic bones. Females' pelvic bones are wider than males.

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How can I stop my Cockatiels from fighting with each other?

Put them into separate cages. It is not like you can reason with them; they do not get along.

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Do cockatiels tail feathers grow back in?

Yes.

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Can cockatiels eat conure food?

It depends what type of food it is. Conures are slightly bigger birds, so they are going to have bigger foods, but conure food with cockatiels on it is ok......

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Cockatiels

Do cockatiels mate with budgerigars?

Birds of one species, if kept in captivity, may sometimes develop mate-type relationships with birds of a different species. Some birds will mount other birds and some birds will mount or rub against their human caretakers or inanimate objects.

You don't have to worry about accidental hybrid babies. Cockatiels and budgerigars are not closely related enough for offspring to be produced. You might have to worry about what the budgie does to the cockatiel because budgies can be more pushy and aggressive, especially if the budgie perceives it as an attack.

But there is an egg and we only have one Cockatiel? What's up with that?

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Can girl cockatiels talk birds?

Contrary to popular belief, female cockatiels can learn to speak, it's just not as common as males.

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How can you tell cockatiels gender?

after a few months to a year the under side of your birds tail will either be a solid colour (male) or have a pattern (female)

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How do you find information on German World War 2 purple heart medals?

THE PURPLE HEART IS AN AMERICAN AWARD NOT A GERMAN ONE.

(addendum)But the German army in the late part of WW1 and in WW2 did have a corresponding award, simply known as a "wound badge"

http://www.wehrmacht-awards.com/service_awards/wound_badges_main.htm

Gives a fairly comprehensive overview.

"It was to awarded in black for one to two wounds, in silver for three to four wounds, and in gold for five wounds or more. In cases of severe wounds the higher class was presented."

A Google for "German wound badge" will find several original and reproduction ones offered for sale.

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How old do you have to be to sing in pubs?

In my opinion, you should be at least 18 or 21.

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What age do cockatiels lay eggs?

They start laying eggs when they are about 1 year and 3 months later.

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How big do cockatiels get?

Depends on the bird mine is 12 inches. (Including the tail)

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Are cockatiels allergic to apples?

No. No bird is allergic to apples. However, do not feed the core of the apple, or any other fruit seed (with the exception of berries) because many have traces of cyanide in the seeds.

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Is it harmful to eat paper?

Quite the contrary. It can provide a useful source of roughage. However the bleach in large quantities does sometimes react unfavourably with stomach acid if enough paper is eaten, in that it lowers the pH and can denature enzymes. Most toner is poisonous, but some ink for inkjet printers is consumable. All in all, you wouldn't want to eat paper, but if you lost a bet, it wouldn't harm you to eat a sheet or two.

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Should you get 2 male or 2 female cockatiels?

Either combination will live quite happily together. Cockatiels are not aggressive birds by nature, and will cohabit in a cage or aviary very well.

However, 2 male cockatiels will "show" to each other by singing and whistling and they can be quite loud, especially in the mornings and evenings. 2 females would be a lot quieter.

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Where do cockatiels come from?

Cockatiels are native to Australia, occurring mostly in the eastern half of the continent and the north. They are rarer in Tasmania than in the other eastern mainland states. There are small populations of cockatiels around the settled areas of Western Australia, particularly Perth, mostly because of accidental (or deliberate) releases from aviaries.

Cockatiels are now kept as pets all around the world as they have a good temperament and are easily tamed.

To see the distribution of cockatiels in Australia, see the related link.

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Care of Fish
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Goldfish
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What do female goldfish look like?

Mature females are a little thicker. Males also have bumps that turn white. Other than that it's tough to tell.

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How long do male cockatiels live for?

they can live 1 to 35 years.

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Do cockatiels and conures get along?

It depends on the personalities of the individual birds. Also, before putting these 2 different species together in the same cage, you need to take into consideration their different dietary requirements, etc. Also think about the different species...conures, depending on the type, have larger beaks than tiels. If they fight seriously, a tiel will lose. You'd have to ensure a very roomy cage with all the different requirements for each species. It's best not to mix different species of parrots in the same cage.

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What do you feed breeding cockatiels?

Breeding cockatiels should be fed a well-balanced diet that includes lots of sprouted seed and soaked seed because it is softer and easier to digest than dry seed and the parents will be able to digest it more quickly and feed it to their babies. Sprouted seed also has higher nutritional value than dry seed.

Sometimes breeders also give their cockatiels egg&biscuit which is a handrearing formula you can find in pet stores for the same reasons as above. Remember that your birds are trying to feed themselves and their babies so make sure they eat plenty!

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Symbolism and Symbolic Meanings
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What is the meaning of small white spots in the hand of a fifteen months old boy?

I THINK IT MIGHT BE BECAUSE OF HIS DIET. HE IS NOT EATING ENOUGH HEALTHY FOODS. HE NEEDS MORE VEGGIES AND FRUIT.

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