Three ways to train voluntary nail trims with your bird to avoid stressful and unhealthy restraints.
INTRODUCTION AND WHAT YOU WILL NEED
There are a few different ways you can train an unrestrained, voluntary nail trim. Each has its advantages and disadvantages. Decide on a tool that works for you.You might find that birds who have had their nails trimmed with one tool might have a strong negative reaction to that tool, so using another tool will help for smoother progress. From this video, you can also see that even though we don’t cut the quick (blood vessel) in Henry the cockatoo’s nail, he still finds the sensation of having his nail trimmed unpleasant.Once you have found the tool you want, it will make a method to choose even easier.