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  • Aviaries, Cages and Breeding Boxes: Best type of cage for a budgie
    Answer: Square or rectangular cages are best as they provide the most usable space for the budgie and make arranging the perches in a suitable way ...
  • Aviaries, Cages and Breeding Boxes: Types of Perches
    Answer: Having many different sized and shaped perches in your budgie cage or aviary is very important to stop issues like arthritis and bumblefoot. You can ...
  • General Budgerigar FAQs: Types of toys for my budgie?
    Answer: Budgerigars enjoy toys and need them for mental stimulation. Try to keep quite a few in the cage (while being careful not to clutter it) ...
  • General Budgerigar FAQs: Should I purchase one or two budgies?
    Answer: When purchasing your first budgie, it is best to get just one. This will make taming much much easier as two budgies are more likely ...
  • Aviaries, Cages and Breeding Boxes: Difference between a cage and aviary
    Answer: An aviary is much larger than a cage and is kept outside. They often resemble sheds with mesh sides. Most are large enough for a ...
  • Aviaries, Cages and Breeding Boxes: Breeding Cage Size/Dimensions
    Answer: Budgerigars prefer as much room to exercise as possible. Available space will dictate the size of the breeding cage.Commercially manufactured Breeding Cages range between 12 ...
  • General Budgerigar FAQs: Budgerigars Profile
    Answer: Glacier Budgerigar (Melopsittacus Undulatus)Family: ParrotOrigin: Inland regions of AustraliaSize: Native – 180mm including 95mm tailShow – 220mm including tail up to 240mm Description: The name budgerigar is ...
  • General Budgerigar FAQs: Minimum cage size for one budgie
    Answer: A square cage 18x18x18 inches is a suitable size for an individual budgie. There should be enough space for several perches and toys and still ...
  • General Budgerigar FAQs: What other birds can be kept with budgies?
    Answer: It's never a good idea to mix parrot species in a cage. It sometimes works if you have a very large outdoor aviary. Budgies can ...
  • Budgerigar Breeding: Breeding Budgies - What do I need?
    Answer: Before you make the decision to breed your budgies you need to ask yourself some questions: have you thoroughly researched what you're getting intodo you have ...
  • Budgerigar Health And Related: Signs of a healthy budgie
    Answer: The good points to look for are: - 1. A bright, healthy, alert bird with sleek feathering, sitting up proudly on the perch. 2. Are the ...
  • Budgerigar Health And Related: Budgie colds
    Answer: Birds are susceptible to an avian cold virus. If not treated the condition could develop into another condition, especially pneumonia. They can not catch a ...
  • Aviaries, Cages and Breeding Boxes: Nesting Box Information
    Answer: Nest box design, size, shape, and material of construction have been a matter of preference. A standard box is approximately 9" (h) X 6" to ...
  • Budgerigar Breeding: The hen layed an egg outside of the nestbox
    Answer: Occasionally you will have a hen that lays her eggs outside of the nest box; usually off one of the perches. Mostly it will be ...
  • Aviaries, Cages and Breeding Boxes: Is MDF (Medium Density Fibre) OK to use to build a breeding box?
    Answer: MDF can be dangerous to use if the correct safety precautions are not taken. MDF contains a substance called urea formaldehyde, which may be released ...
  • Aviaries, Cages and Breeding Boxes: Chicken wire is it safe to use?
    Answer: Sometimes the galvanising process leaves an excess of zinc on the wire. Budgies can chew the wire and end up with heavy metal deposits in ...
  • Budgie Behaviour: Why does my budgie bite me?
    Answer: This is exactly what you should be asking yourself any time your budgie bites. Why is it happening? Is your bird scared? Is she protecting ...
  • Budgie Behaviour: My budgies are fighting, what do I do?
    Answer: It is normal for budgies to bicker amongst themselves, but if your birds are actually becoming violent they should be separated immediately. Generally, two males ...
  • Food and Nutrition: Teaching your budgies to eat a variety of food
    Answer: A budgie who has always eaten seed will often have trouble recognizing other items as food. Here are some ways that you might be able ...
  • Show Budgerigar: What is a show bird
    Answer: A show bird (also known as an exhibition budgerigar or English Budgerigar) is a bird that has been bred to 'show' or be judged in ...

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