How do you train a Parrot to talk?

  1. Wayne Tully profile image73
    Wayne Tullyposted 5 years ago

    How do you train a Parrot to talk?

    Had a run in with a Parrot once and it said as I walked past Rarrrgh Fat B£$%rd!!!....so how do you train a Parrot to talk?

  2. jpelczar profile image59
    jpelczarposted 5 years ago

    Repetition.  I have an African Grey, a Macaw and a Cockatoo.  It varies with the bird, but after hearing something for 10-30 or so times, they will learn a phrase.  I have noticed that repeating something 30 times in a row doesn't get them to learn it as well as saying something a couple times every day to them.

  3. Pamela Kinnaird W profile image87
    Pamela Kinnaird Wposted 5 years ago

    How do you train a parrot to talk?  The method to teach or at least encourage a parrot to mimic what you say is easy and repetitious.  Parrots are thinkers.  But more than this.... read more

 
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