is my budgie dying???
hello Ive had two budgies,male and female for about a year… they never bread today i noticed changes in the male budgie; his beak is turning black with sort of granulates and his legs are full with white dendruffs and swollen a bit. is he sick? or is it just a phase??? im worried about […]
kaytee honey flavor treats
I BOUGHT KAYTEE HONEY FLAVOR TREAT STICKS YESTERDAY – AND TODAY, THE PARAKEETS ACT LIKE CRACK ADDICTS. I placed their normal diet on the cage floor today and they immediately went to it. I then removed the paper liner from the elevated feeding tray that had held the Kaytee Honey Flavor Treat (which they devoured […]
Parakeet making strange sound
My parakeet was rescued 6 years ago and has been happy and seemingly healthy for this time, has suddenly stopped chirping and singing. His behavior seems normal but he is making a noise as if a whistle or party favor is in his throat. I’m very worried. What should I do? He’s eating and pooping […]
I just got 2 baby parakeets about a month and a half ago. I keep their cage door open all day so they can come and go as they please. But I was wondering if I am doing the right thing by not going up to them when they are out( I want them to […]
I feed my budgies nutriberries and they love it. Unfortunately they also enjoy dropping it and it ends up beneath the bottom cage grate wasting so much food! Any suggestions? I’m not comfortable picking it off the bottom of the cage so I end up throwing away more than gets consumed.
Can parakeets talk?
I was wondering can parakeets talk? I have that I just got about a month ago and am trying to let them get used to their new home! I keep their cage door open all day so they can come and go as they wishing! What surprised me most is that every night around 9 […]
What is the minimum cage size for a single budgie which is out of the cage for one or two hours a day. Is 19×14×22(lenght×depth×height) inches too big for a single budgie which can fly out of the cage for 1 or 2 hours a day.
My parakeet/budgie tail feathers are changing colors from soft whitish yellow to grey. They look almost as if they are just dirty from dragging the tail, except that the greying seems to be also along the scallops edges the wing feathers on top of her back. The last time she molted a long tail feather […]
I have a 6 month old male parakeet. He has been fed seed and millet diet, but I’ve been trying to incorporate fresh fruit and vegetables. He will lick them and then never touch them again. He also won’t touch his mineral stone or his cuttlebone or bathe. Any advice?
Okay to leave parakeets in cage while we are on vacation?
Hi, We have two parakeets who stay outside their cage the whole day and only go into the cage to sleep at night. We have a playground for them and they typically play in that area the whole day. We will gone for vacation for 3 weeks and will have a pet sitter who will […]
Too many parakeets
I have a friend who has about 20 parakeets they all live in one big cage. He needs to get homes for all of them. It can not be healthy for him or the birds. He did bring some to the humane society but they could not take anymore . His home is very smell […]
Can radon kill a budgie?
We lost two parakeets very quickly. The first one lived only a few weeks. We thought it was a fluke so we got another and it died in a few days. We had the vet do a necropsy but she couldn’t find any disease or heavy metals. We tested everything we could think of. (formaldehyde, […]