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nickyk

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About nickyk

  • Rank
    Budgie Hatchling

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    Google
  • Country
    South Africa
  • City/Town
    Johannesburg

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Female
  • Breeder
    Yes
  • Show Breeder
    No
  • My Club
    N/A
  • Budgies Kept
    20
  1. I've just bought 4 show budgies from a very good breeder in South Africa. However, they seem very lethargic compared to my normal budgies. They are also a lot quieter. I'm quite worried because they also seem to be eating less. I've only had them for three days, so I suspect that some of it can be put down to stress, but I really thought that they would have settled down more by now. Is what I am seeing normal for show budgies?
  2. Hi all, thanks for the kind replies. What would you suggest that I breed him to to get babies with similar spots on their heads? Unfortunately I never kept records of who his parents were. I used to breed a few babies for fun, but now that I have just bought 4 show budgies, I have realized how interesting colour and genetics are.
  3. Hi all, I am interested to find out what one colour one of my budgies is. I am particularly interested in finding out what has caused the black sploches on the back of his head (for lack of a better way to describe them!). I think that he is a double factor golden face opaline dominent pied violet (or cobalt?), but I am confused as to what is causing the white cheek patches. Here are a few pictures:
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