This Article is About
facial expressions
google
works like a charm
burning question
simple stuff
cup of tea
good boy
tough love
body language
frame of mind
gloves
birds
The Reality Of Parrot Training
Join 1000's of Authors at StreetArticles Today!

The Reality of Parrot Training

So you google parrot training because you have a problem bird and what you get are some really good tips, if that is, you can actually pick up your bird without losing a finger. Been there done that, trust me. I’m here to help.

First thing to do is calm down. Really. Get a cup of tea and take a bath. Whatever it takes to start off in the right frame of mind. Now while you are soaking and sipping let’s discuss what’s really going on here. Birds bite because they have been forced to. They read facial expressions and body language, but we don’t read theirs. Simple stuff like smiling and talking sweetly with your bird is a good first step, notice I did not say “at” your bird? Have a conversation with him.

Now that your calm, get him out of the cage. Yes, you heard me, put on a glove and get him out of there. Be gentle, patient and brave!

Now, you’ll notice a difference right away. Keep those gloves on for the moment and take him into the bathroom close the door and shut the toilet. Now, put your finger/wrist right at the base of his belly and say “step up”. If he just stars at you, roll the finger/wrist he is standing on towards the finger/wrist where you want him. Please only say the step up command once. If you repeat it he’ll think the command is stepupstepupstepup.

Once he actually steps up, cheer! Yay! Good boy! Birds love noise! When you yell at them they think it’s great fun! They will intentionally do things to make you yell. Ok then, lets make it a good kind of yelling.

Now to finally get the burning question, how do I get him to stop biting? Simple. Be calm, patient and when he bites, have him set up, give him a very dirty look and have him step up 6 to 10 more times. Put him down, turn and walk away. Do this every time he bites or lunges. This is called laddering.

This may sound hard, but once you’ve done it, you will want to kiss me. This works like a charm.

We’re done with the tough love part and you can get down to training and bonding with him now. Please never stop the laddering, just like a child they need rules and please never forget to be lavish with praise. Think of it this way, would you like to hear your bird yell “Shut up!” or “What a good bird”?


Street Talk

No comments present
You May Also Like
5 First Date Tips
If you have not been on many dates before in your life then i highly suggest that you take on board as much good advice as you can. This will make you feel more confident and much more prepared for your upcoming dates. This really is good advice and so…
By: Damian Jackson in  Relationships  >  Dating   Dec 27, 2011  
0
  Likes: 2

Puppy Training - Explained
Most of us choose a puppy when getting a new dog for the family. they are small, they are fun, they are cute. Along with a puppy comes a great deal of responsibility to train it well so it will develop into an obedient, happy, adult dog. It's no use…
By: Chris Evans in  Pets  >  Dogs   Jun 30, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Attracting Men: Confidence is Key!
As much as confident men attract women, so too do confident women attract men. Men like women who are confident without being arrogant or bitchy. Harsh I know but it's how things work. So how do you do that? First things first, work on your posture. Don't hunch your back…
By: Ryan Chow in  Relationships  >  Dating   Nov 14, 2012  
1
  Likes: 0

The Facts And Real Treatment For Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s disease, the famous disease that makes us and our loved ones fade away. When afflicted with this disorder you do not go quietly into the darkness it is a scary progressive trail that is violent at times as the memory of who you once were and the memory of…
By: nathan1 in  Health and Fitness  >  Alternative   Oct 24, 2013  
0
  Likes: 0

Save Marriage – Are You Communicating With Your Spouse?
If you feel that your marriage is an unhappy one but you have analyzed and concluded that you still love your spouse. As such, you do not wish for your relationship to end in a divorce and so you are looking for ways to save marriage. However, before you proceed…
By: Stella in  Relationships  >  Marriage   Dec 19, 2011  
0
  Likes: 1

7 Easy Ways to Understanding Your Life Partner
Your life partner is that person whom you have committed to sharing the rest of your life with. Today, many relationships in this regard have gone sour simply because they know each other just on the surface. That means they never took time to get to understand who their partners…
By: stan onodu in  Relationships  >  Marriage   May 16, 2011  
3
  Likes: 5

Emotions, How Important it is for A Public Speaker?
The main objective of any public speaker or a presenter should be to move the audience to act upon the imformation they receive ,To accomplish that , Is necesary to speak in a manner that reflects the emotions you feel and that is consistent with what you are saying. Regarless…
By: andres in  Writing and Speaking  >  Public Speaking   Nov 10, 2012  
0
  Likes: 1

The Hard Nut Of Life
A poet has a lot going on inside his mind, heart, and head. There is always a background to the expressions of his/her thoughts in a poetic form. It could be a past or recent experience, or observation, a deep-rooted cause, reflections even it could be sheer inspiration that could…
By: Julius Ipoola in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Poetry   Apr 06, 2012  
1
  Likes: 4

Dogs Man's Best Friend
The answer to this question is easy for everyone who has or had a dog. I've always been attracted to dogs. I primarily I’m amazed by their ability to love unselfishly their owners, their loyalty and commitment. The owner takes care of the dog and gives him all he needs…
By: Milos Obrenovic in  Pets  >  Dogs   Oct 05, 2011  
2
  Likes: 10

Fun Things to Do When Married
What are some fun things to do when married? After years of being single and racing motorcycles, hang gliding, traveling in Africa and South America, I have found that being married and having a family makes everything else appear rather lame. I know, I'm a guy, and hanging out at…
By: Dale Burks in  Relationships  >  Marriage   Feb 28, 2012  
5
  Likes: 2

Improve Your Social Skills!
Did you ever notice when you are at a party or an event that there are always a few people who stand out from the crowd? Do you have the social skills to openly communicate with other people? If not keep on reading. Here are some easy steps to take…
By: Chery Schmidt in  Self Improvement  >  Abundance Prosperity   Jul 08, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Confidence Is The Key You Need To Unlock Your Potential Door
What's the one quality that instantly transforms any task with which you perform it so dramatically that the same task performed without it would be barely recognizable in comparison? It's confidence. It's stunning that something so seemingly simple can be extremely powerful, almost magical. So what is confidence really? The…
By: Jon Eborn in  Self Improvement  >  Coaching   Sep 06, 2013  
1
  Likes: 1

Sign Language Interpreting Helps Deaf Communities
When we think of communication, we quickly realize how essential it is in our daily lives. People who are deaf or are hard or hearing need a language interpreter to bridge the gap of communication and to make sure that understanding is provided during a conversation. It is true that…
By: Charlene Lacandazo in  Reference and Education  >  Languages   Sep 29, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Work Online With Google
It is possible to work
By: Chris Evans in  Business  >  Entrepreneurialism   Oct 24, 2013  
0
  Likes: 1

Creating Your Own Google Page
Now it is easy to create your own Google Page, and it can be quite effective for getting the message out about your product, service or brand. Google has already created business pages for every existing business and even lists them on the very first page of local search results.…
2
  Likes: 0

Article Views: 997    Report this Article