Dear Parrot Lover,
If your parrot exhibits any unwanted behaviors or has any bad habits, you will definitely need to train your parrot to obey you before those behaviors and habits spiral out of control. All bad behaviors and habits can be trained out of a parrot - all you need is the proper knowhow and plenty of patience.
Because training a parrot requires patience, it is important for you to only begin a training session when you are calm and relaxed.
Make sure that neither you nor your parrot will be distracted by anything, such as the TV, cellphone and other family members or pets.
Learn to read you parrot’s body language so that you can more easily identify when your parrot is stressed, and also when to avoid a bite that may be imminent. Your parrot’s body language is the only way in which your parrot can truly communicate with you. And if your parrot is too stressed out, he will not learn anything during a training session as he will be too busy stressing and being scared. If you find that your parrot is stressing, try to calm him down by offering him his favorite treat.
Always use positive reinforcement when training your parrot. As soon as your parrot does obey your command or does something, you should immediately give him a treat or other type of reward, such as genuine praise. But if your parrot is misbehaving, it is best to simply ignore his antics. Your parrot desperately wants your undivided attention, and so he will quickly learn that certain behaviors grant your attention, whilst others do not - he’ll soon learn the difference.
Never, ever punish your parrot. Even negative attention, in the form of a punishment, is still considered by your parrot to be attention and punishing your parrots will make him get used to the negative attention which can cause your parrot to continue his naughty behavior.
Always keep your parrot’s training sessions short, sweet and to the point. This is just as much for your own sanity as it is for your parrots, as parrots have relatively short attention spans.
After the training session is done, allow your parrot to return to his cage or play stand for a few minutes of quiet playtime.
Always practice patience. Just like you, your parrot has a very unique personality and this will play a large part in their training. Do not become discouraged - it will take quite a few training sessions for your parrot to understand exactly what it is that you are training him to do.
Training Made Easy
What is the Best Way to Train Your Bird
If there is one thing that everyone can agree on, it would be that no one can agree! That is true of just about everything in life but particularly when it comes to training animals. The problem for the average bird owner is that you’re left with trying to muddle your way through it all and figure out what works best for your bird.
You may be successful and you may not be successful. That’s why I want to share with you an easy training system that works with your bird to both teach new behaviors but to also correct bad behaviors.
Learn from Experience
Just about the best way to learn the right way to do something is to do the research and then go with the pros. There is always someone that has come before you, had triumphs but has also made mistakes, and then has honed in a really good way of doing something.
Luckily, there is a pro in the bird training field that has done this for you. His methods stand up to trial and error and are even used by world renowned magician David Copperfield with his own personal birds.
What Training Can Do
Not only can you use training to teach your bird neat tricks (like waving his foot, putting a ring on a peg, etc.), you can also use training to bond with your bird. Plus, training helps ward off boredom in your bird and behavioral issues like screaming and feather plucking. You can create a much happier and nicer bird with no magic involved!
With this training system, you’ll have instant access to training videos that will show you step-by-step how to work with your bird. Let a pro show you the way!