Cockatiel care

cockatiel care

Cockatiel care

Cockatiel care? Very important in bird live so, must breeders should to know how to take care of a cockatiels and how to take care of a baby cockatiels so, in this article will show you how to take care you’re your cockatiel.

  How to take care of your cockatiel?

 Caring of cockatiel is very important in live your cockatiel bird so, the first thing the breeder does when he brings a cockatiel into his home must know how deal with it. First of all, the new breeder of the cockatiel has to know that a cockatiel is a very sensitive bird that loves attention and does not like its breeder neglects it, as it may sad and get sick.,

Spend at least 1 hour a day holding

or playing with your cockatiel.

Cockatiels love to get out of them

cages and perch on a T-stand.

cleaning cockatiel cage

Suitable cage in imperative when you go up in cage sizes cockatiel cage should be no less than 24” x 24” x 24” so, cockatiel will spend a long time in his cage therefore, the breeder should choose good and wide cage making it able to move comfortably  should prepare the correct environment for your bird to keep them very happy and healthy if you like outside your bird of the cage you have to be careful if there in your house fain you must turn off and if then window opening you must closet it to keep your bird.

don’t forget to put the grate across the bottom because your bird doesn’t eat him own droppings and that will cause to your cockatiel bird disease try to change the leaves that cover the bottom of the cage twice a week over, cockatiel need to perches but Do not use plastic should be wooden, providing your cockatiel with toys Make sure the dishes that are used to feed and water is clean

How do cockatiels bathe?

There are stipes should any breeding know about Cockatiels bird bathe in summer, the bird should bathe 3 or 4 a week, but in winter it should bathe in the afternoon, but bathing in the evening is not good for them Because the bird will be listless, with puffy feathers and wheezing If he catches a cold. Keep him warm, don’t shower and consult him your vet immediately, and if you want to swim your bird in winter, it is better to have warm water.

cockatiel feeding chart

The bird receives about a quarter cup of this new song in the morning. Given the availability of fruit, this should not be done every day. Vegetables cause diarrhea in the bird, so they are not a good food for the health of cockatiels. Bananas, apples, green beans, sprouts, peas, broccoli, zucchini, corn, bananas. Food that is left out in the morning should be discarded as dangerous bacteria can grow there

Your cockatiel will need a variety of fruits, vegetables and sources of protein on top a seed or pellet diet. However, there are some foods which are extremely toxic for cockatiels. Please see a list of these dangerous foods below:



Fruit seeds







Dried or uncooked beans


Any high-fat, high-sodium or high-sugar foods

Foods advertised as ‘sugar-free’, they can contain Xylitol which has been linked with severe hypo glycaemia and liver damage in cockatiels.

Is cockatiel easy to take care of?

He is a very friendly companion and lives with you without costing you anything. He eats with you and sleeps with you. He is one of the birds that gets used to humans quickly and attaches to you as if he was a small child.

What do cockatiels need in their cage?

A cockatiel requires a cage that is roomy enough to hold numerous perches, toys, food bowls, and enough space for it to flap its wings without bumping into anything.

Do cockatiel like to be held?

All birds do not like to be touched by anyone, and you should know that frequent touching of a bird causes it to itch in its body. But the bird likes to be on the shoulder of a nanny, make your bird climb on your finger and then put it wherever you want this is the best way and The cockatiel bird loves anyone to scratch their head like cats without getting bored.

how to take care of a baby cockatiels

   Chicks that have just hatched should be housed in a repurposed cage or tank that can act as a brooder. Two 60W lamps should be used to heat the brood from above, and the inside temperature should initially be held at 37.5°C (99.5°F). The utensils must be clean and the food clean so that the chick does not get sick from bacteria.

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