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Old 06-14-2018, 01:36 PM
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My new parakeet doesn’t move from his food bowl it’s been about 2 weeks and he’s almost always there and idk how I can feed him unless he’s off it he’s way to nervous for me to pick up or step up idk if i should maybe get him off so I can give him food

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If you reach in give him food, doesn't Sif move? Or does he bite? I would just put some food in the bowl. If he is not moving when you reach to do this, it likely means that he is comfortable.
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Your post is very confusing.

How have you been feeding him for the past two weeks? You must be doing something in order to put the food in the cage? Hopefully you aren't starving him!!
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Iím also confused.
Are you talking about using food to tame him and there being little incentive when thereís a bowl of seed at his feet?
When we talk about leaving a bird to settle in and avoiding putting our hands inside the cage, this is for times other than the basic necessities; you MUST still enter the cage to change food & water and a quick clean, just do so moving slowly allowing him time to shuffle away.
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Iím confused too, as to what exactly is happening... we need to exercise some common sense with animals, and food/water is a necessity of life! Just go slowly, as advised above. Pleas let us know how your budgie is once food and clean water are added.
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