To tame the bird better with the "baby" age. The first few months of life, the character of Raven just being formed, the birds are docile and easily tamed. Later, when Raven grows up, he begins to recognize only the owner, who raised him. When Raven turns around 1-2 years, he had a desire to fly away from the owner.
Tame ravens miraculously imitate different sounds they hear. They are not able to repeat the singing of birds, but perfectly reproduce the creaks and knocks, voices and barking of dogs. Some crows even like to tease the dogs.
A Raven cannot be kept in a cage. Minimal space – enclosure of size not less than 2 cubic meters. Raven loves to move and if you put him in a cage, the bird will break all the feathers. Also keep a crow on a special presage. Crows are very agile, they can seriously restrict movement. But to afford to fly where they like – it is dangerous. A bird will break and I will lay all that can break the beak of a button on the device.
The ravens like to bathe. It is necessary that the bird could do it every day or at least every other day.
To contain a crow, put a number of points, then cash costs are practically not required. Money and effort will require the place where the bird will live, fixtures and toys.
As a rule, Raven has a host. If several people are involved with birds, most often crows still chooses the person, while can recognize others. It's a smart bird, which do you can communicate. Best of all, if Raven gets an adult able to answer for themselves and be able to provide a bird worthy of care and maintenance.
The age at which you need to take Chicks from a breeder – about 2-3 months. Already in six months to tame a bird much more difficult. You should be prepared that the first couple of months you will need to give your pet a lot of time.
When Raven grew up with him need to spend about 2-3 hours every day. It's time for walks, training and socializing. To train a Raven should be just as trained hunting birds. If he accidentally flew away from the owner, if he was properly brought up, Raven will be able to adapt and survive. If attention to the education not received the bird will die in the wild.
Advice 2: How to keep crow
To contain the ravens as Pets became fashionable. However, do not succumb to fashion trends or momentary mood. Before to find yourself a pet, well thought of everything, evaluate your capabilities. Read about the rearing and keeping poultry everything I can find and again think. Contain crow at home is quite difficult.
Raven is very careful and clever bird. From other members of the family Corvidae in larger sizes. A wingspan of up to 120-150 cm, the Plumage is shiny black with a blue sheen, and the beak is massive. Everywhere, with the exception of North America and North Africa. It is found, however, quite rare. And rarely in the cities. As pet contains much more than the other members of the family Corvidae.
Chicks take at the age of 2-3 months. A baby bird is difficult to tame. Adult birds, with rare exceptions, I don't get it at all. The first 1-2 months you have to stay with the crow almost all the time. In the diet of Chicks consists of cereal, cottage cheese, shredded carrots, baby food with no preservatives, beef. You must include calcium. Feed the Chicks every hour and a half. It is periodically necessary to make the crow into the street. Use a basket or box. Make sure that the bird does not overheat.
Raven – a large bird, and to maintain normal cell will not work. It is necessary to equip the enclosure with size not less than 2x2 m. Inside the enclosure, place a few perches–perches or strengthen a tree with sturdy branches that the bird was convenient for them to sit. Cover the cage floors with linoleum or make a metal pallet. Fill it with sawdust.
The ravens like to bathe. Give him the opportunity, otherwise he will try to bathe in the Cup. Daily or at least every other day, put in the cage a bowl of water. After bathing, the basin clean.
Ravens are active. Carefully secure the feeder and drinking bowl, otherwise it will constantly flip them. Provide your pet toys. For this purpose you can use any objects of small dimensions, preferably shiny. If crow is nothing else to do, he will find himself entertainment. Most likely, it will spoil everything what can reach.
Spare socializing with the bird for at least 2-3 hours a day, talk to Raven, he is able to reproduce human speech. A daily walk, let's fly. For this you need to get him out of the city. Tamed bird returns at the call of the master. Not tamed and untrained bird you can not let go. She can leave, get lost and die. To teach a crow at the technique of training birds of prey.
The main diet of adult birds is meat: beef, boiled chicken, chicken neck and head, rabbit meat, mice, day-old Chicks. It is necessary to give buckwheat, and also oatmeal, cottage cheese, berries, apples, eggs, carrots. Do not give sweets, fatty foods, rye bread, potatoes, citrus. Products should not be salted.
Raven — very difficult to content at home bird. After the acquisition of such a pet, the need for cleaning increases many times. In the room with the cages, most likely, will live only a bird. Few people want to constantly put up with the peculiar smell and the loud cawing at four in the morning. Raven recognizes only one master, and replace it no one can. Rest your family members he is likely to be slight, purely out of jealousy. If you have a small child, you constantly have to be alert. Crows can hurt. If you live in a rented apartment, about the idea of having a crow is better to forget, because it will ruin everything. You will not be able to have other Pets — crows will try to destroy them and possibly succeed. If you love to travel, forget it. There are few willing to take care of him in your absence. Carry a crow in public transportation — enjoy below average. It is advisable to have your own car. But Raven is not guilty. These are its features. And "we are responsible for those who tamed". Think carefully whether you need this bird, and you will not regret if you later.
Advice 3: How to tame a wolf
The friendship of wolf and man - the perfect plot for a movie or adventure novel. Wolves have always been incredibly attractive for a human. Often people even take dogs similar to wolves. It is widely believed that to tame a wild wolf impossible. Some are specialists in one way or another refute this statement.
Is it possible to raise a wolf
In the history there were cases when the wolf really did become human pet, replacing the dog, and even carried the team. It is worth remembering that this is not the usual practice, and an incredible exception.
In General, to raise a wolf is possible, though incredibly difficult. To do it it is necessary from the first days of life the cub. Eric Zimen, a biologist from Germany, noted that after devyatnadtsatogo the age of the cub, it will be impossible to expose socialization. Education specialists wolves, of which there are not so many, start their work with puppies 8-10 days old. So before you start taking solid food remains two to three weeks, puppies are weaned from the mother and all the time fed milk from a bottle.
The main secret of taming the wolf is to be animal "pack member", that is, to do everything to a wolf took a man like kinsman. But this condition is not enough, one must become not only neighbors, but pack leader, otherwise the complete domestication will not work. The fact is that animals always built rigid social hierarchy. In the pack there can be no two equal to each other wolves, one always stands above others on the social ladder, dominates him. So the man and the wolf can not become friends, even if the wolf take him.
Family couple of DataRow from the United States renounced all the benefits of civilization and settled in the woods to study a pack of wolves. In 6 years of living side by side, they managed to make friends with the whole pack of wolves.
This should be reflected on the upbringing of the cubs. If the wolf attacks, then the person should not be afraid to escape in any way show the fear, and the need to fight back – or from an early age the wolf will realize that he is stronger and dominant in the relationship.
What dangers can trap
It should be understood that to fully domesticate a wolf is impossible, and stories of people who managed to tame a wolf as a home dog is more natural anomalies. The researchers note that "socialized" the wolf may be more dangerous than wild. Wild wolf heard the man, sensing his smell, the rush to escape. Accustomed to man and beast do not be afraid to come up and bite first.
Any manifestation of affection (a Pat over the back of the neck, a Pat on the head), which used the domestic dog, the wolf may be to attempt to attack and fight back hard.
In addition, no wonder there is a saying: "How many wolf feed, he still looks to the forest". What would be perfect conditions man is not created for the wolf, no matter how eager to surround him with comfort and coziness, sooner or later he will flee to the forest, this also applies to wolves born in captivity.
In the Leningrad zoo the trainer Dmitry Vasiliev raised a wolf, who still perceive it as a mother and behaves like an obedient dog. To all those people, wolf is quite aggressive.
In General, about the dream to have a wolf as a pet can be forgotten. Education wolves can only deal with specially trained people who choose wolves the object of scientific research.