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Hi, I’m Jack

PP number: PP977

 

Name: Jack

 

Species: Blue & Gold Macaw

 

Cage supplied: No

 

Adoption fee: £450

 

Description:  

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

 

Jack is a lovely gentle natured boy, he will be very easily trained and he already steps up when told ‘up’, he likes to gives kisses and will sit with you on the sofa, he will step up on to anyone, male or female so he has no preference, he is gentle around children and has taken himself over to my children to sit on their knee He very much likes his food and treats and will sit and wait for his food bowl to be filled when he knows you are doing it He will make a very loving, loyal companion to the right adopter and we will be very sad to see this special boy go

 

Safehouse Summary

Bird Age & Sex if known or N/A *

Male

 

Bird Location (area and postcode) *

South Derbyshire,

 

Does the bird come with a cage *

No

 

Who is the birds main carer while in safe house *

Both

 

Does the bird show any preference to either male or female *

No preference

 

Are there any children in the home and do they interact with the bird? *

Yes, he has been around my 3 children who are all under 10 and has sat nicely on them including the 4 year old

 

In your opinion would the bird be suitable to be placed in a home with children? *

Yes

 

Are there any other pets in your home? If so please detail how your safe house bird reacts to these pets (ie is he/she frightened when a dog barks etc) *

Other Safe housed birds, only really interacts with the CAG vocally

 

What is the birds sleep pattern. ie hours sleep and is the bird covered *

Bird isn’t covered and has a normal sleeping pattern so awake during the day and sleeps at night

 

How many hours a day is the bird currently out of it’s cage? *

 

 

In your opinion would the bird be suited to a home where there is someone home all day, or would the bird be able to be left alone while the adopter works? Please detail with reasons for your answer. *

Bird would be okay while the adopter is at work

 

Does the bird prefer to play on his/her cage or prefer a play stand *

Currently plays on top or inside it’s cage

 

How independent is the bird. Does he/she play on their own, sit and watch the world go by, or do they require a lot of interaction from their human companion? *

He will sit and watch the world go by and will occupy himself with the toys

 

How does the bird interact with other birds? Please detail including which other birds live with the safehouse bird. *

He interacts vocally with the SH CAG

 

Feeding habits. What are the birds favourite foods? Do they eat chop, sprouted or pellets? Please detail. *

Currently eats AS30, favourites are Orange and corn on the cob and Banana

 

Does the bird step up? If so is this onto a hand or a perch. Please detail. *

Will happily step up onto a hand, if told ‘Up’

 

If the bird does not step up or is not handleable then what training tools do you use to interact with the bird and does the bird go in and out of it’s cage of it’s own accord? Please detail including any signs of aggressive tendencies. *

Bird is handleable

 

What other training have you done with the bird ie harness training *

He would be easy to Harness train but we don’t currently have 1 to train him with

 

Is the bird vocal? Does he/she scream at certain times or just likes to chatter/talk. Are there any noticeable triggers. Please detail *

He is vocal, likes to repeat ‘hello’ and mutters to himself

 

Do you have an outside aviary and does the bird enjoy being outside? *

No outside aviary

 

Does the bird enjoy a shower or does he/she prefer to bathe in his water bowl? *

He doesn’t really like to be sprayed and will be vocal if you spray him

 

Does the bird require ongoing medical treatment? If so please detail *

No treatment required

 

Location: Derby

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