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  1. Libbiheath

    Juno’s road to recovery

    Hiyaa I adopted a budgie a few weeks ago and then noticed something was very wrong with him. he was vomiting, his poo was very green and he was eating a lot and when I inspected him his keel bone was sticking out a lot! I tried to get him in the nearest avian vets but they didn’t have any...
  2. Libbiheath

    Broken Trust with my Budgie

    Hello! I have a Budgie named Blair, who if I must say, is an INCREDIBLY stubborn bird. :D When I first got her it took several months until she began to trust me, and we bonded very closely. She would fly up to me, sit on my head, try and eat my hair, it was lovely (except from the hair thing)...
  3. Libbiheath

    i am worried about my budgie Blair

    Hi, I am writing this thread because I have increasingly became worried about my Budgie, Blair. On the Wednesday last week my three budgies were happily chirping, playing and just being budgies in their cage. They have a fairly big cage that has a few different doors to open. On the night I had...
  4. Libbiheath

    Is there something wrong with my budgie?

    Hiya, this is my sweet budgie called vinnie, she’s quite small and can’t fly very well due to bad wing clipping in her past, my other two budgies are perfectly healthy and play all the time. However vinnie, does not like to bathe, or doesn’t really play, she’ll chew on something a little and...
  5. rebecca25216

    Quiet Budgie

    Hi, so my budgie Percy post his cage mate a few weeks back (his cage mate was a lot older and we had only recently got Percy). Since then, we have bought two new budgies to keep him company, which we thought he would love due to his previously outgoing nature with the last bird. (Note, these new...
  6. rebecca25216

    Crusty Cere

    Hi! This is my 3 month old budgie Percy, and his cere is appearing crusty. I was wondering if anyone had any advice as to what this may be? He is acting completely normal, eating and drinking as much as usual. When we originally let him out to fly for the first time, a few weeks back, he crashed...
  7. elliean

    do budgies need a friend?

    I got my budgie a few days ago now (not the one I posted in another post as he had gone) Not sure if they do better in pairs? I spend about 3/4 hours a day with him and he has about 5/6 hours out his cage a day. He’s very chilled out his cage and tends to nap a lot. Not sure if a friend is needed
  8. elliean

    budgie

    hello! i’m planning on getting a budgie and i wanted some advice. what size cage is best in cm or inch? is the large vision cage good? would you recommend one or two budgies? how long to they take to tame? i’m ones i looking at are apparently hand tame. the budgie or two would be living in...
  9. niamhandori

    budgies and cockatiels

    Can budgies and cockatiels live in the same cage? i’ve always wanted a budgie and if at some point i can get one id love it! it would be easier if my cockatiels could live with the budgie. my cockatiels are pretty chilled with other birds they also aren’t super bonded to each other but they...
  10. BeeBee

    Avian Gastric Yeast/ Mega Bacteria

    Hi all Sorry to come on with a question after not being on much lately! Could anyone tell me what the latest recommended treatment for AVG is and where to get it? I know Megabac s can only be imported now? It is for a budgie (*who is under the vet and and had a number of tests and treatments...
  11. Gem

    My Friend Is Looking For A Baby Budgie Or Baby Cockatiel

    My friend is recovering from illness and she is in love with my parrotlets. She has said she would like to get a bird as a companion for herself. Her choice would be a budgie or a cockatiel. She has owned birds before but it was when she was a child, I am going to be the birds God-mum for if...
  12. Robert Wiczynski

    My Parrot Has Diarrhoea What Should I Feed Her.

    My budgie has diarrhoea and i have been feeding her millet spray and some watery fruit so that she has her fluids as she is not too keen on drinking. What else could I give her so she recovers? She is 6.6 years old.
  13. bigbluemacaw

    Blue And Billy - Hyacinth And Budgie Meet :-) Parrots Of The World Unite!

    So this is the meeting between my mothers Budgie (Billy) and our 4 year old Hyacinth Blue :) Just as well Blue wasn't hungry :) !!! Merry Christmas Everyone Daddy and Blue
  14. Lost Budgie In Chessington/surrey

    Hi there My blue budgie unfortunately has flown out the window. If you have seen him anywhere near Chessington Somerset Avenue in Surrey then please let me know. Thanks
  15. Trouble Introducing My New Budgie To My Cockatiel

    Hi, I have a cockatiel called Apricot who is about 10 months old and I have been his owner for 6 months. He is an extremely shy and nervous bird-- he's comfortable in my presence now and I'm slowly hand taming him by feeding him treats by hand. I just bought a new budgie 4 days ago called...
  16. Triss

    Picky Budgies...

    How can I encourage my budgies to eat more than just millet and trill? They're so fussy... Bless them. I keep offering green food and fruit but they're afraid of healthy food, it seems (a bit like me!) They're not tame or socialised to human contact, so I can't offer food from my hands.
  17. Triss

    Breeding Budgies

    Hi, long time no see! I recently acquired two young budgerigars, a male and a female. Their origins are a bit of a mystery as I "rescued" them from a display in a barber's shop window and neither of the pair has a leg ring. They eat trill and millet, love mineral blocks and cuttlefish bone. I...
  18. mikeabbott

    Jim The Budgie!

    Hello! I'd like to introduce you to Jim, the family budgie! Jim often comes out and has a few flys round the living room! He like to sit on people's heads but is mostly fond of myself. He sit in my shoulder a lot as I walk round the house, we also chat and give kisses! He often enjoys...
  19. Luthien

    Budgie Issues

    Hey guys! Is there anyone out there that is familiar with Budgies? I'm the bigger species of the Avians so I wouldn't have a clue   :tongue: Here's the deal my parents have 2 budgies, a male and a female. They've recently become sexually mature and they have laid 3 batches of eggs, none of...
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