jointly as your theory to purchase your niece a chicken is an surprisingly candy one, i does not purely waltz right into a puppy keep and purchase the smallest, cutest chicken interior the placement. particularly, i does not even circulate right into a puppy keep in any respect. Finches are lively, frightened and comfortable and have very specific desires and don't desire to be dealt with or poked or pestered. i will see a small newborn doing all of those issues. you would be greater acceptable off with a budgie (parakeet) or a cockatiel. Budgies tend to be frightened too, yet whilst saved on my own (one chicken, not a pair) they bond extremely unquestionably to human beings and could sit down on your finger, consume out of your hand or perhaps communicate slightly! Cockatiels could be very invaluable pets, yet additionally require greater care than a number of your smaller birds. they desire to be busy and prefer to play with their toys, spend day out of the cage and experience human companionship. i could analyze breeders on your area (on line or newspaper classifieds) as quickly as you have chosen what type of chicken you will possibly be attracted to. A knowledgable breeder who shows a real interest of their birds is often a sturdy one. do not forget that any puppy is a huge accountability and birds are truthfully no exception. Do your homework and confirm you think of your niece is able to devoting the appropriate ammount of time and interest to a clean puppy. yet sturdy success, and have relaxing!