Raising sweet, loving companions

SEELEY LAKE –Angela Johnson reaches in her cage and gently pulls out one of her baby green-cheeked conures. It sits in her hand while she pets its head and then it climbs up her shirt and snuggles into her neck, hoping to take a nap after snacking on oranges.

"They just want attention and to love," said Johnson. "You can't find a really good friendly bird at a pet store. I knew I could provide that."

Johnson has had her breeding pair of conures for a year. Within a month and a half they had their first clutch of five chicks. They have had two more clutches of three and five chicks with the lon...


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