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Sarah, 28 October 2019

Hi there, I am wondering if an "open-cage" concept is a housing strategy that works for budgies? What I mean by that, is whether budgies can safely be housed either without a cage and instead with an open structure that has perches, food, water...etc., or with panels of a cage take out so that the cage isn't full enclosed. I am wondering this, because I would like my rescue budgies to get more used to myself and my boyfriend. It has been approx. 4 months since we got them from a shelter and they still do not want to step up onto our fingers and run away when we put our hands in the cage. We do not have any children or any other pets, and the windows in the room they're kept in are not normally opened. Looking for advice, thanks!


Cynthia, 29 June 2019

What type of wood is safe to use as a perch?


Leanne, 16 June 2019

Agree with all above. This is my go-to site for all things budgie


David, 9 November 2018

Thank you for that information on perches. It seems common sense that the best place for them to perch is the same place they would in the wild. That, cannot be duplicated. Also, a quick shout out to Google for pointing me here. I would assume maple or oak branches would be fine.


Silvia, 7 October 2018

Best site ever . Thanks to you all .


Andrea, 9 September 2018

Excellent site, I have 3 budgies, always used sandsheets and perches are all the same size. Now know I have been using things that are not the best so thank you for advice, will look for alternatives.


Mike, 15 July 2017

Excellent.Everything you want to know on this site


Mike, 15 July 2017

Thank you for this well thought out comprehensive information on looking after budgies. The best site I've found.


Dorothy, 2 November 2016

This is the very best information on Budgies I have had the pleasure of reading. Straight forward explanations and language that flows well. Thank you to those who gave their time & effort.