Posted by Diane Burroughs on March 14, 2015
Question: What do you think this is the best calming product for a screamer, or is there one that you would recommend more? (He's not a picker.... just a screamer!)
Shhh! Calming Formula has good results but so does Herbal Relaxation Formula. Both are made from a blend of homeopathic herbs and flowers. They both contain chamomile. If you have the inclination, order both and try one for a week and the other for a week. Each bird may react differently to different formula's.
I highly recommended that while bird is in a calmer state, with the bird calming medicine, you very much concentrate on developing behavior modification techniques that reward quiet behavior with attention, clicker & treats. Often times, our bird is getting some kind of benefit from screaming but you can take the opportunity to turn that around while using the calming medication.
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Peachy was screaming right during the NCAA Play Off's this weekend. It had to stop! Okay, I admit it! I was screaming at the TV, too! He was simply following suite.
As soon as he was quiet, I engaged him. He had been playing with a bead so I stuffed it with a treat, whistled softly. He got the picture!
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