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baby macaw training

I’m glad you asked. The first “lesson” I teach all my parrots, including my greys, macaws, cockatoos, etc., is socialization with the human flock, as I call it. With five people living in my house, it is important to create a well-rounded, family-type bird. This is easily achieved by a little cooperation from the family. Most macaws do not have a problem stepping up and do not need to be trained to do so. Simply having each family person hold the bird for a couple minutes a day and offer a treat creates a family-friendly bird. Most do not cling to just mommy or daddy, in my experience. In a matter of weeks, she will not be afraid to step up on anyone’s arm

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