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Timneh African Grey

Wholesale Bird & Cage Timneh African Grey for sale

Feeding & Care

Do not feed birds fruit seeds, avocados, chocolate, onions, apple seeds, uncooked beans, uncooked rice, alcohol or caffeine as these can cause serious medical problems, and kill them

An African Grey's diet should consist of 70% pellets, and 30% fresh fruit & veggies. They can be very picky eaters, which leads to people giving them seed as their main source of food. This will cause health problems, diet issues, and obesity.

They do need a large amount social interaction so they can bond with your "flock". They are considered the most intelligent of all parrots , and need a lot of stimulation to keep them from turning aggressive or turning to self mutilation.

As stated Africans are highly intelligent, and which can also cause them to quickly lead to neurotic behavior. They need a steady supply of various toys, and socialization to keep them mentally stimulated. All Africans need plenty of mental stimulation, and socializtion to help keep them happy, and to keep them from turning to neurotic and self destructive bhaviors which African Greys are know to do if they're not cared for properly.

They need a variety of different sized perches to help exercise, and stretch their feet.

Wholesale Bird & Cage Timneh African Grey for sale

Bio

All African are extremely intelligent. They will watch, and observe everything in the house they live in. African greys are also known to be mischievous, a quality some pet birds use to play pranks on their owners.

Appearance

Timneh African Greys are smaller then the Congo African Greys. They grow to 10 inches. They have grey feathers with white accents. Their belly is a lighter grey, and fades into an almost white towards the tail. Their tail is not bright red like a Congo, but is a draker maroon. Their beaks are also a off white or horn color, and they have a slightly lighter black colored feet then a Congo African Grey.

Wholesale Bird & Cage Timneh African Grey for sale

Description

Timneh African Greys are amazing, and intelligent parrots. They are considered the smartest of the parrot family, and the best talkers. Due to this though there are certain behaviors that African Greys are prone to if not handled, and trained correctly. The will quickly turn to neurotic behaviors, and self mutilation if not given a good amount of mental stimulation. When not well socialized they are also known to become biters. Also if not given enough socialization they will very quickly turn into a "one person" bird which is very hard to break them of.

Timen African Greys normally live 50 to 65 years, but are now know to live much longer due to better diets, and care that's now available.Thought, and consideration should go into the purchasing of a companion bird because these are lifetime companions.