My Cockatiels

I am going to start writing update blogs on my 6 cockatiels. We have 2 females and 4 Males. Below we have Lou and Lola

Lou and Lola are husband and wife who have so, far had 8 children but we have only kept some of them. Lola has laid another egg so; we are just waiting to see what happens as she may lay more. So, there should be many updates. Lou and Lola are about 5 years old we don’t know their age as, we got them from a pet shop.  If you take Lou away from Lola or the other way round they just shout for each other.

Their first child they had was…………………………………………………

Boo is 3 years old he hatched on the 31st August. He was the only egg to make it. So, we kept him. He has a few nicknames like beardy boo, boo boo, little man for just a few. His favourite food is corn flakes and parsley.

 After boo we have Sheldon who sadly past away after the big adventure he went on. So, here is a picture of him and his story.]

Sheldon was only 6 months old when he escaped out of the door he flew from Pitsea and was found a couple of days later in Billericay. We were so happy to get him back but 2 months later we found him at the bottom of the cage he was only 8 months old. We miss him so much. He would of been 2. 3 this year. After he hatched Nibbles hatched

Nibbles was a pearly boy when he was born he now looks like his dad as; you can see from the photo above. This is because male pearls lose their pearl markings. Nibbles is named Nibbles because he loves to nibble whatever he can get hold of. When he was little my partner was listening to music and wondered why it had suddenly stop this is because Nibbles had chewed through his headphone wire. I still find it funny now. Nibbles loves his cornflakes and everything else he can chew up. After Nibbles was born came Star

Star had to be recused twice when she was born once when she was hatching as she got stuck and the second time when Lou and Lola had problems feeding them all. Nibbles and Sheldon were hungry babies. My partner hand fed star and now she is the most loving bird. She loves to be cuddled and get a few scratches to her head. Which she can be sat on the other side of the cage and you can call her over and she will come running just so, you can scratch her head. She is a very karm little birdy. The final cockatiel we have is Mr Pippa

We got him after him to cheer me up. I have always wanted a white face. He did have pearl markings but being a male he lost them. He is not very friendly but will visit me when I have Boo and Nibbles with me. Mr Pippa hasn’t had the best starts in life. Few months ago we nearly lost him. The vets gave us a 1% chance of him living he had a massive infection. He had lost a lot of blood. We were allowed to take him home the next day as he had picked up. The main reason we know he was ill he allowed us to pick him up and cuddle him. When we got him home we gave him his medication which he didn’t like but that evening he had a stroke. The vets told us to watch him and to carry on with is medication and hopefully the loss of movement in one foot and eye would come back. I got to say if you saw him now you would think nothing has happened to him. He is back to his normal mischiefs self and I wouldn’t change him for the world.

That’s is all the cockatiels we have now but there is one girl I have not told you about and it’s were are love for cockatiels come from and that’s from this little girl

She stole are hearts from the first day we brought her home. When we got her we were told she was a rescue from a house fire and couldn’t be told how old she was. We were happy to give her a forever home even if was just for two years when she was taken away from us. She sadly died boxing day 2011 in the worst way. We know she wasn’t well before this and had taken her to a vet at the time we couldn’t find an avian vet they gave her baytrl at the wrong dosage but we were too upset at the time to do anything. It’s horrible how she went she was in my partner’s hands when she just exploded. The vet didn’t even get a chance to look at her. Since then every boxing day we let a balloon off in her memory full of bird seed so, she also feeds the wild life. I miss her so much. I know can eat all my dinner without any arguments or without having to bin it because she has either sat in it or pooed in it. R.I.P little yellow angel and also R.I.P Sheldon you are both missed very badly.

Well that is my cockatiels my lovely babies who I couldn’t live without. Hope you enjoyed getting to know them if you want to know any more please leave comments below

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