How to Hand Raise African Greys?

Answer African Grey parrots are intelligent, social birds who bond strongly with one or more people. An African Grey can live up to 70 years and learn thousands of words, phrases and trained actions. Alth... Read More »

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When do African greys molt?

African grey parrots have their first molt between six months and one year of age. After their first molt (which can take up to two years to complete) African greys molt slowly but continuously ove... Read More »

What is the breeding age of African Greys?

African Greys reach sexual maturity, or breeding age, around the age of 5 or 6, according to Maggie Wright in "African Grey Parrots." Many, however, may start showing interest in forming a pair bon... Read More »

Do african greys have more than one mate?

In the wild, African Grey parrots choose a flock member and mate for life. In a properly set up captive environment, a male and female placed together will eventually bond and mate. Because of this... Read More »

How often do African greys lay eggs?

In the wild, African grey parrots breed once or twice a year, laying two to three eggs with each clutch. As a pet, these parrots are often stimulated by environmental conditions, such as too many h... Read More »