Introduction

This comprehensive guide is for all budgie fans, beginners and experts alike. It contains in-depth information on everything to do with these wonderful little birds, from choosing a budgie and setting up a cage, to keeping its occupants well-fed, healthy and happy. There’s also lots of background information on where budgies come from, and the many different varieties alive and twittering today.


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Everything you need to know about the magnificent budgerigar!

The guide is arranged in short, easy-to-search subsections, so you can dip in and out with ease. If you’re looking for information but can’t find it here, or if you have any other feedback, suggestions or comments, we’d love to hear from you.

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Comments

Louisa, 9 November 2019

Hello, I got 4 Budgies today. I have one, and it was really active on the car and kept flapping about and (guessing) trying to escape, and he has been on the bottom of the cage fumbling about ever since. Now it’s just lying on the bottom, and a few minutes later it was just sitting there. I don’t know what is up with my budgie, but I hope any of you could help. Could just be nothing, maybe he’s just tired. Then again, he could be hurt.


Tracy, 30 September 2019

I took my budgie into vet last week because she had big droppings and they were sticking to her vent. They cleaned her, checked her for bacteria infection (which she had last month) and she has no infection anymore. We are giving her a 2nd round of antibiotics and probiotics just in case. They also suggested I give her this dietary supplement called Standard Process to mix in her food. It’s a very small amount to mix in but I just want to make sure this is ok. It has natural ingredients but I havent’ seen any suggestions on giving it to birds. It says canine and cat and pets but I don’t see birds listed. Thank you.


Addison, 20 July 2019

Hello i got 2 Budgies from Pet Smart today how can you tell if they are Sleeping i need help to earn there Trust. Please help me so i can be a Better Trainer fro my Budgies.


Katie, 14 July 2019

hi i'm katie we have 2 budgerigars their names are lime and snowcone. and i have a question if there are purple dots on the cere of a budgie/parakeet what does it signify or what does it mean?


Tamara, 3 June 2019

Hi I bought an 8 week old budgie at the back end of December last year and I have a few questions about it. First of all I’m unsure of the Sex of my budgie, there beak isn’t blue or pink? Also, my bird doesn’t fly I have tried multiple training techniques that I have found on the internet, could anyone help? Thanks in advance

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