We initially began to raise conures due to our beloved pet Rocky. She is a steady, quiet, gentle and loving Nanday conure. Though she would "welcome" the day and say "goodnight' to the sun, rarely was she too loud or too vocal. We found her to be affectionate, of 'good' behavior and she gives us many hours of joy.
But we did need to establish routines. Much like children that will become unruly without discipline, a conure without a routine will attempt to establish "his view of the world". Rocky would insist on few things. She wished to be greeted in the morning (this did not involve out of cage time but a simple hello and give me kisses). She knew she would come out of her cage around 7 pm and would yell if this did not come to pass. And she loves popcorn....let me make this clear. If you are making popcorn, she will scream until she has those lovely white kernals in her dish... again and again. It is her only vice.
But the trick to such a lovely pet was consistency. She did not mind our schedule, our view of the world, but she minded greatly if it changed substantially.
Rocky "chose" to try breeding. We miss our pet, but she so wished to raise a family. So we purchased her mate Gizmo and are awaiting her first nest.....and our beloved pet will always be welcome in our family room should she choose to return. We will let you know if we raise any