Dusky conure for sale
Dusky conure for sale,dusky Conures are very popular pets because of their quiet, friendly, and easy going disposition. “Dupper Bug” was handfed and likes the company of people very much. He loves to be held and played with. He has proven to be a very good artist. These bird climbs out of his own cage and climbs in other cages to visit his friends! Although “Dupper Bug” doesn’t talk yet, most Dusky Conures will learn to say a few words.
Besides being very social and quite active, conures are easily tamed. These little parrots love to learn tricks. Most conures can learn a few words though their voices are high pitched. Consequently what they are saying is often unclear. They are hardy birds that rarely get sick.
Handling/Training of Dusky conure for sale
Always handle your pet conure gently. If a person is a afraid of a bird, the bird can sense this and it can make it impossible to develop a relationship. Never hit your bird or you will loose it’s trust, probably forever.
To train you pet, the first thing you should do is have it’s wings clipped. A bathroom is a good area for working with your conure to train it. Be sure to cover the mirrors, have the windows closed and covered and the door closed.
Always reward good behavior and each success with loving praise and a treat. Some treats are a cracker, fruit such as a piece of grape, or a nut. Repeat the hand-taming lessons several times a day but for short periods of time, about 20 minutes a session.
Place the conure on a perch. If it insists on flying off, pick it up and replace it on the perch until it becomes use to the perch and is comfortable with it.
The next step is to take a second perch and gently push into your pet’s chest to encourage it to step up on it. Sometimes offering a treat to coax it up on the perch as it reaches for the treat will help.
Once it steps up without hesitation, you can then substitute your finger for the perch. If your conure tries to bite, you can blow on it and it will soon learn to behave.
These are very bright birds and love learning tricks. Some of the tricks you can teach it to do are to play dead, lay on its back, and even pick up objects and bring them to you. Your conure can also learn to talk with patience and persistence.
Care and Feeding
Their mixed diet in the wild consists of various nuts, seeds, tropical fruits, and flower buds. The closest equivalent to this in captivity would be a commercial seed mix made especially for conures. You can balance it out with regular addition of fresh fruits, green vegetables, and similar goodies. Another part of good care revolves around exercise and social interaction. Provide generous amounts of both, and your little conure will be happy. And a happy parrot is a healthy parrot as well.