Sun conure price


Sun conure priceSun Conure price: Aratinga solstitialis has an average price range of $250 to $600, according to Whittaker, with breeders likely cheaper and pet stores being more expensive. You can also consider adopting a conure too!

The pricing for a sun conure Aratinga solstitialis has a range that starts at $200 for lower quality birds and ends up at around $800 for the best quality breeds.

SCIENTIFIC NAME

Jenday Conure
Jenday Conure

Aratinga solstitialis

ORIGIN

South America. Very open secondary forests, wooded savannahs, palm woods.

ADULT SIZE

30 cm

VARIETY

Conures birds are a very large family of parrots.

LONGEVITY

25-30 years

SEXUAL DIMORPHISM

Sexing should be done with a DNA test.

SONG

He has an extremely powerful voice. Males can learn to speak (even if they are not very good talkers) while females will be more content to imitate sounds.

REPRODUCTION

The sun parakeet female usually lays 4 eggs. Incubation lasts 28 days and weaning is 8 weeks. During breeding, the male is excessively nervous as soon as one enters the aviary to inspect the nest boxes. The dimensions of the nest box must be 13″ x 13″ x 20″. Conures breed from the age of 2 years.

SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR

When hand-fed, it is easy to train. It is a very mischievous bird, fun and endowed with a great personality. It is a good gaming companion. He’s a clown.

FOOD

Grain mixture for conure, molded (tropical), pasta, rice, brown bread

vegetables: spinach, broccoli, cucumber, squash, bean, alfalfa

fruits: apricot, banana, melon, peach, pear, grapes.

SUPPLEMENT

Supplement of concentrate of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids (Prime).

PECULIARITY

Sun conure parrot is the species of conure that has the most beautiful plumage.

ADVICE

OTHER NEEDS

The cage must be large enough for him to flap his wings and play at ease. The spacing of the bars should not allow the sun conure parrot to pass its head. Preferably, a rectangular cage is chosen. The cage is installed in a corner (if possible) and away from cold drafts. One shower per day and 10-12 hours of uninterrupted sleep are also recommended. It requires a size of claws and wings (if desired) at 2 months. Like all birds, sun conure parrot requires a cuttlefish bone to get the calcium it needs.

AVOID

Parsley, beet leaves, raw potatoes, avocados, cooked onions, seeds, pits, alcohol, caffeine, sugar (chocolate), salt, spices, Teflon, lead, mercury, zinc, household products (Swiffer, Glade plugged into the wall, etc.), incense, scented candles, nicotine.

NECESSARY ITEMS

  • A cage of at least 38″ x 36″ x 40″
  • A cuttlefish bone
  • Du millets
  • Food
  • Toys
  • A mineral block
  • Substrate (wood pellets)
  • Perches of different materials
  • Vitamin and amino acid supplements
  • A bath

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