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  2. A while back my young female budgie (I'm guessing she's around 1.5 yrs old) started to develop a crusty cere. At first, I just assumed it was because she was maturing and going into breeding season. But then the peeling turned into larger bumps. I don't have an avian vet around me but I was considering taking her to the normal vet anyway since its better than nothing but I figured I would get some second opinions first. I attached some photos, I'm not sure how well you can see the dips.
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  4. My condolences! Thats most unfortunate
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  6. hey again! i think there were some other underlying issues on top of that. he was acting rather strange and was lying on the bottom of the cage a lot. i thought this was because of the toe and i planned to take him to a vet but sadly he passed away on the 17th the evidence of him being sick was there but unfortunately i didn’t notice til after he’d passed. thank u for the help nonetheless!! ❤️
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  8. I'd recomend just going the easy way and sprouting organic vegtabled for them.
  9. You may want to try and set it, but if he doesn;t like it or you're not confident in your handiwork you should probaly take him to the vet. Hope he gets better!
  10. My female budgie had an overgrown crusty cere which started about 18 mths ago. Avian Vet was not concerned. However it started to peel off today as it was obviously ready and scraped off without discomfort to her with my fingernail, like a scab. Just one tiny bit left a bit of pinky patch (just like a scab). She is fine.
  11. Female budgies many times do not get along well together, sometimes you just have to wait though it and the problem will pass over. If any budgies are getting hurt badly separate them IMMEDIATELY. Your males should cope well even if they are separated, if their cages are near enough to each other they may start a long distance relationship. If you have any other questions just ask! Hope this helped! -YellowFeather
  12. Your birds are beautiful budluv! Looks like to me that all your budgies are males but Sunny! If you could send some more pics that would be great! (Some of your budgies are not fully mature) Hope this helped! -YellowFeather
  13. Try handfeeding out of bottle. You may need to buy a hen to raise it, but as a last resort
  14. This isn't the morst uncommon, perhaps just keave the male in for a while longer, and if she continues to attack him move him.
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  16. Thank you. I now have the problem that she just attacked the male for going in the box. She has been letting the male in all the time before this. Should I remove the male?
  17. She may just be caring for the chick. She probably grabs food and then gives it to the chick, whilst caring for it.
  18. it contains a concave insert I guess that will do, Thanks you
  19. Yes, just make sure you have something to keep the chick's legs from slipping and getting splayed legs.
  20. It's possible that his wings are clipped from the breeder/shop, or they may be broken.
  21. Hey, is it okay to use this nestbox for my parakeets couple ? basically it's a cockatiel nestbox but it's the best I can find in my area concerning the quality of wood and the size, it's a bit large for a parakeet I guess but would it be a problem ?
  22. Hi all! Just last week I was moving houses and I transported my budgie Sprite in a shoebox (not the best, i know!) and i think he may have broken his toe? It’s bent back and pointing upwards and he tends to favor it yet he still uses it. I was wondering if there was anything I or a vet could do or should i just let it heal naturally?
  23. Hi I have bought new budgie,but I don't know his exact age and he cant fly.Right wing stands higher than the left.I want to know if he has a problem with the wings or he is new to fly?
  24. I have a female budgie that has one chick that is 20 days old. I was wondering if the hen should be leaving the nest more then she does. She only leaves for no longer then 5 minutes and that is at most three times a day. Thank you for any help given
  25. I purchased three budgies from a lady in my building and there two males (one blue one green) and a female (blue) and the female and the blue male are partners they love each other and the green male was alone so we purchased another female and put her in the cage with the rest of them however my other female won’t warm up to her. She either won’t let her come close to her and she fly’s away or when the new budgie is eating she’ll push her out of the way of the food. I had to separate the pairs is this going to hurt my male budgies Since they’ve been in the same cage forever together?
  26. So I’ve hit a Dilemma, I’ve got a baby budgie around the age of 5 weeks who’s mum has died and dad doesn’t like it and it hasn’t learnt to eat yet. I have no idea what to feed it or how to feed it. I don’t want to buy a formula but would like to know how to feed it and what to feed it. the internet says fruit and veg but I tried mashing some banana and holding it on a spoon and it didn’t eat it its been in a well set up cafe for about 2 days and has been getting really crabby and I’m assuming it’s because it’s hungry please help!!
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  28. We had an unexpected death of our male. Our female has four chicks - should we intervene and take all or some of the chicks to feed by hand? Any information you can provide is greatly appreciated.
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