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This is where forum staff will post important information and notices regarding the forum and its members.

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04-Feb-2015: Downtime - last post by Dave Bateman

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New to BBC

New to the forum ? Introduce yourself and tell us about your flock of budgies here.

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I'm Back - last post by Derek

Budgie Pictures

  1. Cartoon Budgies

Would you like to show off you pet budgie or your aviary birds ?
Well post your pictures in here!
Important: Image pixel dimensions not to exceed 640x480 pixels!
Read 'Posting Pictures'

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Babies From 2014 - last post by Budgie_Mad

What Sex Is My Budgie?

Here is where you post your picture or inquiry to work out whether your budgie is a boy or girl budgie.

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Male Budgie? - last post by dee1989

Budgie Behaviour

Strangely behaving budgie ? Funny stories to tell ? Love to hear about it here.

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Budgie Accents And Language - last post by Laura's Birds

Budgie News/Facts

This is where budgie news/facts will be posted.
If you have some, post it here!

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Budgerigar Trivia Night - last post by Spangler

Budgie Safety

This is where you can post tips to other users.... what NOT to do with your pet, show or aviary budgies that live in the house, aviaries etc...
Safe and unsafe plants, chemicals around the home, safe and unsafe toys etc

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Blast From The Past - Don... - last post by birdluv

Pet Shop Chat

Post about petshops and your experiences with petshops.
Be very aware that negative comments about specific stores will most likely have repercussions, and you must refrain from publicly slandering a store by name.

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Until What Age Budgies Are... - last post by KiwiBudgie

Budgie Talk

Chat to other forum members about your budgies.

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Budgie Babies - last post by goldy219

In Memorium

This forum is a place to come chat about your lost feathered friend.
It is a place to help the person get over their loss and grieve.

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Rip My Beloved Friends - last post by elle

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Bringing Home A New Budgie

Introducing your new pet budgie to your home or to other pets could be easier if you follow the advice of people who have been there done that.
If you have any ideas, example: introducing your bird to a dog or cat or simply to another budgie, post in here.

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Old Mate - last post by birdluv

Budgie Bonding and Taming

Share your budgie bonding and taming tips here

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Really Close To Giving Up... - last post by elle

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General Discussions

Discussions on the day to day requirements of show birds.

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Weird Baby - last post by Drogo

Show Breeder Interviews

This forum is where we will post any interviews with show breeders. Aiming for a more complete understanding of show budgerigars and their breeding and showing

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Interview With Darryl Wells - last post by Daz

Breeding Show Budgerigars

Special care and pairing of Show Budgerigars

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Jimmybanks Pair 1 2015 - last post by JimmyBanks

Win That First Prize!

Tips to win that first prize when showing your budgies.

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Opinions Please - last post by Drogo

Budgerigar Shows

If you know of any budgerigar shows on in your area, tell us about them.

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United Diploma Show - last post by JimmyBanks

Show Standards

Standards for Showing Birds. This may differ from country to country.

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Is There Bush Standard ? - last post by ggmab

Show Results

A place for those that exhibit budgerigars to show their results.

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My Show Results - 2010 - last post by jazzcam77

Budgerigar Auctions

for those that wish to notify members of Auctions in their areas or for auction discussions

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Geelong Auction - last post by JimmyBanks

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Budgie Mutations, Varieties and Genetics

Don't know what type or variety of budgerigar you have?
Post in this forum with a photo (max size 640x480 pixels please) and we will help you out.
Also discuss budgerigar genetics in here.

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New Birds - last post by Laura's Birds

Breeders Discussion

Want help on Budgerigar Breeding?
Run into a problem with your budgie's breeding? need to chat to other breeders ?
Well, request help in here!

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Dirty Birdies - last post by Drogo

Breeding Journals

Tell us all about your experiences breeding budgerigars! Use this area as a daily diary you can update on the breeding season.

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Pairs - last post by Budgie_Mad

Breeding Tips

In here, you can tell other members about tips that you use when breeding your budgies.

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Need Baby Budgie Advice - last post by robyn

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Health Questions and Tips

  1. Trip To The Vet

This forum is where members can add tips and reply to other members wanting help on their budgie health problems.

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Splayed Legs....? - last post by m.tiba

Food And Nutrition

Members can post in here to discuss and or suggest the best food for a heathy budgie.

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Feeding "trill" - I... - last post by Laura's Birds

Avian Veterinarians

Avian vet list here. Discuss positive experiences with vets so others can benefit.
***Be very aware that negative comments about specific vets/vet clinics will most likely have repercussions, and you must refrain from publicly slandering a avian vet/vet by name ***

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Dr Ross Perry - Best Intern... - last post by KatinaWoodruff-Roberts

Budgie Maintenance

  1. Pest Control

In this forum explain the how to and post new ideas to give the upmost care for your budgie for a long and happy life!

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Mice In Aviary - last post by maz7

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General Questions About Budgies

This is where forum members can ask simple and/or general questions relating to Budgerigars.

If there is a specific forum for your post such as health or breeding, please post in that forum.

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Has Anyone Ever Moved Inter... - last post by Drogo

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For Sale

Post your free classified ad for your budgies that are for sale in here! Also budgie equipment for sale.
Sale pictures allowed here, but pixel dimensions not to exceed 640 by 480 pixels.
**Use caution about posting personal information on the internet. No direct email addresses or phone numbers please. Use the PM facility for contacts.
NOTICE: Please contact a moderator to remove your for sale advertisement once the birds are sold. **

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X1 Male Budgerigar For Sale... - last post by chillybudgie

Wanted to Buy

Interested in finding a new budgie? Post what you are looking for in here. Another way to put you in touch with someone who may have what you are looking for! Post adverts for budgie equipment you want to buy also. Cages etc.

**Use caution about posting personal information on the internet. No direct email addresses or phone numbers please. Use the PM facility for contacts. BBC Administrators advise you to research the experience or age of any members who post here as breeders. BBC will not be held responsible for any deals you have with breeders who post here....check out your breeders first **

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After Some Fallows.. - last post by Grali

Lost And Found

Post about your stolen, lost and found budgies in here.

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Found Yellow Pied Budgie - last post by Kaj

Budgie Supplies

If you sell budgie grain/seed and you want to advertise or know of a good place to buy from, post in here.

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Panorama Millet Spray - last post by budgie-lover

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Cage Discussion

Talk about bird cages in here. Setting up cages.

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Rust On Bird Cage - last post by Finnie


Discuss aviaries in here.
Ask questions on aviaries and ask for help if your building one.

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New Aviary - last post by Laura's Birds

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  1. Budgerigar Of The Month

We have puzzle, games and competitions. Jump in and have fun.

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Budgerigar Calendar Competions - last post by Budgie_Mad

Off Topic Chatter

In here is where all the Off Topic Chatter goes - this section is for topics not specific to budgerigars.

Notice: Feel free to post about your other pets in here as well as share photos, as we love to hear about all the animals in your care! However be aware that we may not be able to assist with health and maintenance questions for your other pets.

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What Happened - last post by JimmyBanks

Budgie Owners

  1. Member's Birthdays

Have you ever wanted to find out who you are talking to in posts on this board?
You may post a picture of yourself ONLY if you feel comfortable about doing so.

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Ultrav0x - last post by Ellie

Advertise A Website

  1. Budgerigar Websites

Want to tell people about your website or another website you found?
Post in here.

Note: Budgie websites are to be posted in the "Budgerigar Websites" sub-forum.

Due to change in site policy, sites/forums that are competing with this site are NOT to be advertised due to problems in the past from doing so. All topics and replies are moderated by staff, who first preview posts in this forum and its sub-forum.

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New Web Site - last post by Finnie

RESCUE - Information, stories, contacts and links

Share your stories and ask your questions here on matters relating to rescue.
We especially want to hear about the little guys, the budgies, who are so often overlooked in the field of rescue.
(However, questions, stories and concerns about ALL bird species will be welcome in this particular forum.)

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Could You Help Rescue Our L... - last post by maz7


Here is a place that we can put up the funnier side of life.

NOTICE: Please ensure posted jokes are fit to print for all ages. Jokes deemed inappropriate will be removed.

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Cannibal - last post by Flip-trainer

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Forum Additions, Help, Errors & Support

Post here if you need assistance with your account, want something added to the community (suggestions are welcome), report problems or get general forum support.
Feedback is also welcome here.

**Posts and topics in this forum DO NOT increment member or board post counts**

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Extremely Poor Forum - last post by birdluv

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    When you look at the "Recent Topics" and see 4 out of 5 have your name as the last person to comment - :(

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    I now have 9 adult budgies. My first babies hatched this week with more on the way! 3 babies! Still 4 more eggs in that nest. My other hen has 6 eggs under her due to start hatching any day now. One hen abandoned her eggs, on further inspection they were all empty.

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      13 Dec

    Hello everyone, it has been a very long time since I have been on here, so I will give you all an update. During this year my pet budgie had his first clutch, was very excited. Along with his clutch another pair had 4 babies, one which died unexpectedly, this clutch was the first budgies I have ever sold, so I was a bit hesitant and sad, however I know they will go to a great home, as I sold them to the best pet store in the region. I allowed a long Autumn, Winter and spring break, as many o...

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    its great to find your budgies fist egg on the bottom of the cage, broken...

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    So spring is here and I don't see anymore activity on the forum. Have we all lost our 'first love'? Haha.

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