Cockatiel (for sale)
Cockatiel for sale,Cockatoos are little, beautiful parrots that belong to the cockatoo family (Cacatuidae). They have their lovely little erectile crests, as well as male/female colorings and nesting activities, as members of this family.
Young cockatiels are slenderer than adult cockatiels, with incomplete head feathering, considerable barring on their breasts, and pinkish to light gray bills. Young birds achieve full growth at around 9 months, while they start molting at around 6 months and molt once a year after that.
The adult cockatiel weighs 3 to 4 ounces and measures 12 inches in length from beak to tail tip. Adults have darker feathers and beaks than juveniles. Male cockatiels have brighter yellow heads, check patches, and prominent crests than females. Cockatiels typically live 12 to 14 years, although they can live up to 20 to 25 years.
The Cocatail is mostly gray in the wild, and this is a typical Grey Cockatiel. Yellow, red, and black are the cockatiel’s primary pigments. There have been a number of color variations, or Cocatiel mutations, that first appeared in the wild before being bred domestically.
The initial cockatiel mutations include:
The Pied Cockatiel is the first of the cockatiel mutations. Wherever there is a shortage of black pigmentation, they have white and yellow blotches on their body. Light-pied, heavy-pied, and clear-pied Cockatiels are all available.
The Lutino Cockatiel, which lacks black pigmentation, is the second mutation. In most cases, the female grows more brilliant than the male.
The gorgeous Pearl is the third mutation. Cockatiel feathers are white and yellow with a dark gray border. Males, on the other hand, will molt back to gray, whereas females will keep their color.
The Cinnamon Cockatiel is the fourth mutation, in which the black coloring turns brown.
The fifth mutation is the Silver Cockatiel. This is a paled gray, resulting because the black pigmentation has been partially reduced. It has red eyes and the beak and feet are pink.
Further cockatiel mutations include:
Cinnamon Pearl Cockatiel
The Cinnamon Pearl Cockatiel is a double mutation with the coloration of a Cinnamon Cockatiel and the feather pattern of a Pearl Cockatiel. There is also a Cinnamon Pied Cockatiel mutation.
The White-Faced Cockatiel is a mutant of the Cockatile that lacks the golden colour and has no cheek patches. The males’ heads will be whiter, while the females’ heads will be grayer. The barred patterns will also be visible beneath the females’ tail feathers.
Cockatiels with white faces appear in a variety of colors, including gray, pearl, fawn, pied, and albino.
The Albino Cockatiel is a a multi mutation, a combination of the White-faced Cockatiel and Lutino Cockatiel mutations. This bird lacks gray, yellow, and orange and has bright red eyes.
The Yellow-cheek Cockatiel is a newer mutation, It has yellow cheeks rather than orange.
The Fallow Cockatiel resembles the Cinnamon cockatiel but has more yellow and red eyes.
The Emerald Cockatiel, also called the Spangled Cockatiel or Olive Cockatiel, has small patches or splotchings of varying yellow to gray colors.
The Pastel cockatiel bird looks just like its normal counterpart but the colors, yellows, oranges, browns and grays, are softer. Also its cheek patch is a yellowish orange rather than orange.
The Platinum Cockateil has a light gray body with a brownish hue to its chest. The tail and outer wings are darker.
These charming young parrots will quickly win you over with their cheerful personality and easygoing demeanor, lavishing you with love and attention! Cockatiels are curious and intelligent birds. These characteristics make them simple to train. When you combine that with a loving disposition, you have a pet bird that youngsters can securely care for.
Because of the shape of its beak, cokatiel are classified as parrots. Their beautiful tiny erectile crests indicate that they are members of the Cockatoo family. However, unlike cockatoos, they have long tails that account for roughly half of their overall length, giving them a parakeet-like look.
Cockatiel (for sale) Care and feeding
A commercial Cockatiel for sale seed mix, together with a proper vitamin supplement, is typically recognized as suitable. Pelleted diets are likewise a very balanced feed, but they lack the phytonutrients (antioxidant pigments) present in vegetables, fruits, cereals, and seeds, and hence must be supplemented.
Green foods like dandelion leaves, weeds, carrot tops, celery, watercress, spinach, peas, seedling grasses, and millet can be used to complement your cockatiel’s diet. Apples, oranges, bananas, and other fruits will be available for consumption.
Cuttlebones are recommended as a source of calcium and for keeping the beak trimmed. Mynah pellets, game bird starting, dog food, and even mashed hard-boiled eggs can be used to provide protein.
It is not necessary to give grit. Although it was originally believed that cockatiels need grit, it has been discovered that they do not require grit and that giving it to them can actually cause difficulties.
Give your cockatiel bird fresh drinking water every day. You can also add soluble vitamins and minerals to the water.
A bath for your cockatiel will be fun! A dish at the bottom of the cage or a little misting with a spray bottle can be used as a bird bath.
Grooming is an important part of cockatiel care. It’s critical to maintain their wings trimmed. This will keep your cockatiel from taking to the skies and disappearing from your sight. It also makes taming cockatiels easier. Fresh branches from oak, maple, and fruit trees will provide hours of chewing and climbing enjoyment while also exercising and grooming the beak and nails.
Cockatiel for sale maintenance is essential for keeping your bird healthy and active for many years. Food and water must be provided on a daily basis.