Teaching a pet cockatiel to talk is simple by repeating a phrase over and over, showing emotion when saying the desired phrase and rewarding the bird after it repeats the phrase. Get a cockatiel to start speaking, careful not to curse often around the bird, with information from a pet hobbyist in this free video on pet care.
Expert: Cordell Jacques
Bio: Cordell Jacques has worked in the pet industry for more than 10 years, currently working at Huron Pet Supply in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Filmmaker: Travis Waack