Caique

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Caique for sale

Caique for sale,there are two species of Caiques, containing five subspecies. Both the White-bellied Caique species and the Black-headed Caique species are not only some of the most colorful birds in the parrot family, but are extremely intelligent. They are not great talkers but they love to learn tricks and show off!

Sometimes thought of as the clown of the parrot world, these small bundles of energy are constantly playing, climbing, and chewing. They like hanging from the cage bars, ropes, ladders and toys, whatever is available. They also like to roll on their back and play with toys in their feet.

Well trained Caiques are very cuddly and affectionate and love to interact with other birds, toys, and people. They can be quite noisy however, and are best suited to environments where their loud calls are not a bother.

Caique for sale care

Caiques must get regular, scheduled playtime. Shower this bird with lots of positive interaction. They are usually able to entertain themselves for short periods, making them a good choice for working bird owners.

They are also relatively small, which makes them appealing to those who dwell in apartments and condominiums. Despite their small size, caiques will do best in a small aviary or large cage. At a minimum, provide a cage that is at least 2 feet long and 2 feet wide by 3 feet tall. The spacing between the bars should be no more than 3/4-inch wide.

Since they are intelligent, they also make pretty good escape artists. Ensure their cage is sturdy and can keep these crafty birds safe. A wrought-iron cage is best since they often try to chew the bars.

Provide this bird a bathing dish with fresh water every day. They are very fond of splashing around in the water.

Personality and Behavior caique

Aside from the caique birds striking appearance, its personality is the primary reason for its rise in popularity. Caique owners rave about this plucky, active, little comedian. Most bird owners know that they will have to accept the good, the bad, and the “ugly” part of bird ownership when they take on a feathered companion. The caique makes a wonderful pet, but it’s not perfect. They can be stubborn and beaky, and very willful. But they are so cute, it’s difficult to fault them. Keep a very watchful eye on your caique if you have other birds in the house-they are known for bird-on-bird aggression, and care should be taken that the caique does not injure another pet bird.

Toys are a staple of the caique’s energy diet. Caique parrots are always “on the go” and love to play with toys, especially toys that they can demolish. Be sure to have a steady supply of new toys on hand to replace the old ones when they become ragged or are disassembled. You’ll have to experiment with several types of toys to find your caique birds favorites. Fortunately, there are many types of toys on the market to choose from, but make sure that they are safe before you give them to your caique.

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