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    Budgie sick or just tired? First budgie

    Tweety :yellow2: is 3-4 years old. She has always been VERY relaxed and chill often sleeping most of the day and playing more around night time. She'll sing sometimes and loves being scratched. She also molts very often, maybe every 3 months? I should have kept a log but never did. My concern...
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    Help!

    I got a new budgie 5 days ago and I’m new to owning birds. I’ve been keeping him on my desk, constantly showing him my hands and talking to him and talking to him while I clean/ refill his cage needs... I have two problems. He won’t take treats out of my hand or even stand on it, and he has a...
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    Budgie doesn’t trust a family member

    Hi, I need some advice regarding my male (young) budgie, called Phil, because he has stopped eating food from a family member since his budgie friend (Paris) died a few weeks ago. Phil still eats from my hand, but for some reason he has stopped eating from my family member’s hand, so I don’t...
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    Parakeet maybe sick help!!!

    Hello, My budgie (Sky) has been having looser poops compared to before. His poops used to look like dark green/ black lentils with white strips. Now his poops are more watery and lighter for the last two months. First I thought maybe it is because of spinach but when I restricted his diet to...
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    Converting a budgie from seeds to pellets

    Hi, I’m trying to convert my young budgie (Phil) from a base diet of seeds to pellets. He does eat vegetables, sprouts and other healthy food, but I’d like him to eat pellets. I’d appreciate any advice. :) I’m using Harrison’s Organic Pellets (high potency, super fine). So far, I’ve added...
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    Budgies and kitten

    I am getting a kitten next week, and I already have two budgies. The budgies are in their cage most of the day downstairs in the living room, the living room doesn't have a door, it's very open. When I let them out for exercise, we go upstairs in my room, because the living room has too many...
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    My Budgies don't like my hand anymore

    I got hand tamed budgies around 4 days ago and they were eating from my hand and stepping up. Yesterday I woke up and checked on my parakeet and they were hesetent about eating from my hand and were scared to step up even one foot on my finger. I also thought that they might not have been able...
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    Budgie Not Wanting To Be Held

    I have had my budgie since mid May, and I love her. The only problem is that she doesn't really let anyone hold her. She actually seems to have gotten worse, not better. I looked up a method to get her to stop pecking, and it worked perfectly, but she has come up with a new tactic. Every time i...
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    Budgie in love with cockatiel - what to do?

    So, I've recently got myself a single female cockatiel and she has the softest most adorable personality. I've waited until her quarantine period has ended before trying to introduce her to my 2 budgies in the living room. Witje, my female budgie isn't particularly fond of her but she's okay...
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    Budgie Is Bleeding

    Budgie is Hurt Please Help! Hi, It’s been awhile since I’ve used the forums so I’m not sure if I’m using it right again but I’m not really sure what to do. I took my two budgies to the bird store I got them from to get their nails trimmed. Usually the owner does the grooming and it goes well...
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    Mutilated feathers and tail from flight feather "trim"

    I went to a pet store I trust and have gotten wing clippings for my smaller birds who have a higher risk of escapingg from some parts of the house. Today when I went in to get my budgies wing trimmed there was a new employee. I instructed him to only trim a few flight feathers and he said he was...
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    Conure aggression towards budgie!!! HELP!!!

    Hi everyone! So I recently got a new budgie about a week and a half ago to be with my sisters budgie who is now mine. I changed my sisters budgie’s diet and put her in a big cage with toys compared to her crammed cage with other budgies. So I’ve been working on taming them. They used to be...
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    Parakeet swollen foot

    Hey, I’m new to this forum! Yesterday my parakeet, Snowy who is 3 years old, flew into a window because she was panicking. I noticed when I was feeding her she was holding one leg awkwardly and the leg was limp. It wasn’t bleeding and didn’t look different but she was holding it weirdly. I...
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    How to finish training my budgies

    I have two budgies, and have gotten to the point in training them where I can feed them treats while they perch on my finger. However, if I try to pet them or get close to them without the treats, they move away from me. How can I finish their training so that they can be close and feel safe...
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    Budgie has a white mark on beak. Help!

    Hi, Paris (my female budgie) got a white mark near the top of her beak last evening, and it hasn’t gone away. Please help, I don’t know what this is and I don’t think I’ve ever seen it before. :confused: But she’s playful and flying a lot etc. I’ve attached pictures – please help! Edit: If...
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    Possibly Sick Parakeet?

    Hello there! I'm here on the forum to ask some questions for my mom and about our English Budgie, Sunny. Sunny is about three years old now and has been healthy the whole time that he's lived with us. I think the most abnormal thing about him is that he molts a LOT. I personally don't think...
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    Help? Should I be worried?

    My birds nose when I got him/her was white, and now its changing color. I believe its called the cere? What can I do to help my bird?
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    My budgie is very ill and avian vet did not help

    My 1 year old male budgie Aleksi suddenly took a bad turn on Saturday. Out of nowhere he started gagging and throwing up white liquid, which later turned into just throwing up whole seeds. I had to wait until tuesday to get him to an avian vet because of memorial day. Those 2 days after...
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    HELP!!! Budgie

    Hi, i have a female budgie shes around 7 months old and I've noticed that she recently started getting a weird crusty yellowish kind of thing on both sides of her beak like on her jaws and its started to grow more everyday, im really worried about her all the vets are closed due to lockdown and...
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    Separating baby budgies?

    Hi, 10 days ago, two baby budgies hatched in my cage. They are doing well. However, the last egg just hatched today. The 10-day old baby budgies are quite large now and the newborn budgie is very small. I am scared the newborn baby will be neglected by the mother or injured by their older...
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