fishbait wrote:Sooooooo excited, we have been waiting/searching for a male baby since December and we finally connected!!
Lucky you, I had to wait from like October till June!
fishbait wrote:Questions....anyone with capes.....does your cape sleep in a happy hut/ bird tent? I know my sun conure loves hers!
No. Not that I ever offered it but I don't think it's a good idea providing nest like opportunities for poicephalus cause it makes them hormonal. And a hormonal poicephalus can get very aggressive.
fishbait wrote:Also what does a person use to cover a huge cage (at night)....4' x 3' x 72" tall? just a blanket?
I use black king sized sheets from walmart. The cheaper ones have less thread so they are more breathable. If it's not big enough, consider stitching two together. I wouldn't use a blanket, I think that's too hot.
fishbait wrote:Also since he is 4mos do you think i should an old blanket in the bottom of cage to cushion if he falls?? Not sure how coordinated they are at this young age.
Truman still falls down in his cage from time to time. Not that much. But when he just arrived he was plummeting to the bottom on a regular basis. Heck, the breeder and I suspected that he just does this on purpose. He didn't know how to climb down so he'd just do a cannonball. Seems to be a Cape thing. However, it's also part of the learning process. Then again it took him a LONG time to learn out of doing that. Doesn't seem to hurt them that much or he'd stop doing the Cape Plummet.