The Lesser sulphur crested cockatoo for sale are very docile. They can learn to speak and are easy to teach all kinds of tricks. This is a smaller cockatoo and they are sometimes referred to as the “apartment-sized cockatoo”. They are pretty birds with a delicate beautiful appearance and their movements are very gracefully.
Like cockatoos in general, they are a very loving type of bird. Affection is readily accepted and returned in kind. They are a pet that not only appreciates interaction but requires it and needs a lot of attention from their owners.
Care and feeding of Lesser sulphur crested cockatoo for sale
A roomy cage is required unless the bird is to be let out for extended periods. Many birds can spend most of their time on a playpen or parrot perch.
In the wild, they eat seeds, berries, nuts, fruits and probably vegetable matter. They eat a variety of seeds, nuts, fruits, and commercial pellets, as well as the same nutritional foods humans eat.
In the wild Cockatoos are friendly and peaceful. They live in pairs or small flocks though sometimes they will gather in very large flocks to feed.
They enjoy and require a lot of affection and attention. It is often recommended that they are kept in pairs so they will keep each other company. This can help to reduce the amount of time you will have to devote to an individual bird.
The basic cage care includes daily cleaning of the water and food dishes and wiping off the feather dust from the bars and perches. Twice weekly change the bottom trays and replace the soiled litter. Weekly you should wash all the perches and dirty toys and monthly you should clean the entire cage. A total hosing down and disinfecting of an aviary and flight should be done twice a year, replacing anything that needs to be freshened, such as old dishes, toys, perches, and the sand on the floor.
In the wild, all cockatoo species live together in flocks. Some species may flock in groups of only 8-10 birds while other species will flock in the thousands. This high socialization need has a profound effect on cockatoo behavior. If they don’t get the necessary attention and interaction they can quickly become bored. A bored cockatoo will often develop bad habits like screaming and feather plucking, and these habits are extremely difficult to break.
Here are some guidelines to provide the best environment and promote good cockatoo behavior