are wonderful birdies that are relatively easy to train....if you use a
good dose of patience, common sense, and love.
are many schools of thought regarding training - here's some of the
Clip Wings Prior To Training
people suggest clipping the parakeets wings prior to training, as they
cannot then fly away from you. My keets are always clipped in any
event, so I would definitely agree with this. Keep in mind this
is truly an individual preference - there are many different schools of
thought regarding it. Check out these:
people advocate you should gain the trust of your parakeet first prior
to training. Here are some great resources for that:
method of training is
clicker training, I hear you ask?
to the website, it's:
training” is the popular term for the training or teaching method based
on what we know about how living organisms learn.
Research has shown that any creature—whether a dog, cat, dolphin,
parrot, fish, horse, llama, or person—is more likely to learn and
repeat actions that result in consequences it desires and enjoys. So
clicker trainers provide consequences desired by their animal in
exchange for actions or behaviors desired by their trainers -- Clicker
also very popular in training parakeets. There's a numbr of great
resources for it online, including:
thing folks love training their parakeets to do is:
Training Your Parakeet To Talk
your parakeet to talk really isn't that difficult - you simply have to
repeat a word again and again and again and again and ... :-)
speaking, single parakeets will talk much easier than two or
more. My parakeets are in a flock of 9, so they can chat
birdieStyle to each other. I'm not holding out my hopes in all of
them beginning to talk at some time, however.
have been some very famous parakeets out there with huge vocabularies
too! Pipsqueak, the star of My
Name is Pipsqueak, is a budgie with the amazing ability to learn
human language and use human words and sentences appropriately in
context. Pipsqueak! started out with mimicries. Due to his
extraordinary intelligence and his great connection with and shared
love with his human, Cheri, his mimicries quickly advanced to full
learning and application. He now speaks about 800 words in English. He
learns new words daily on his own and creates new sentences on his
visit that site!
for teaching parakeets to talk include:
of course, lots of books and tools exist to help you as well!
finally, one topic in which many people are interested, you can learn
Potty-training Your Parakeet
larger birdies are easier to train, it is possible to house-break your
parakeet. I haven't done this myself, as I find parakeet plops to
be extremely easy to clean up (they harden with 15 minutes), but my
mom's cockatoo will walk specificially to a plopping-spot, make his
offering and then return to his last area. It's most impressive
on potty training your parakeet include:
really are terrific birdies!!
see now. We've covered quite a bit of resources regarding your
new feathered friend...but one topic does stand out head and feathers
above the rest. Let us now turn to: