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cockatiel question

August 8th, 2009, 11:41 AM
Hello Everyone,
I am new to this site and have a question. I have a male cockatiel approximately 3 yrs. old. I got him from a pet store (didn't know any better at the time) I also had a second 'tiel that I got from the same place, his name was Andy. Barney has always been the "alpha male" he used to bully Andy around occasionally. Andy passed away last September.(Broke my heart). We got another 'tiel from a breeder, her name is Patsy..she is 16 mos. Barney is very mean to her (at times) plucking 2 or 3 feathers at a time. She will scream. I have tried to separate them, this usually works for awhile, then he is back to the bullying..Can anyone help???Thanks