Although budgies are among the smallest pet parrots, they’re frequent eaters. Assuming that a budgie isn’t unwell, eats the right foods, and gets sufficient exercise, it should stay within a […]
Do Male or Female Budgies Make Better Pets?
Many people believe that male budgies are sweeter-natured than female budgies. There’s some truth to this, as females have more territorial and aggressive tendencies. Male budgies are friendlier, less aggressive, […]
Do Budgies Need To Be Washed?
Grooming and cleaning is a daily routine in the life of budgies, which is crucial for their health. Budgies only need to be hand-bathed when very young, sick, or poorly […]
What Kind of Music Do Budgies Like?
Budgies love music and are known to dance to upbeat tunes and bob their heads along with the rhythm. You may even find your budgie mimicking your favorite song or […]
What Do Budgies Need in Their Cage? [Complete Guide]
Budgies need a properly outfitted cage. Sometimes, owners only give their budgies food, water, and a single perch. While a budgie can survive in this environment, it won’t thrive. A […]
How To Prevent Budgies from Mating
Breeding occurs when budgies reach sexual maturity, but they shouldn’t have more than two broods per year. Continuous egg-laying can cause malnourishment, exhaustion, and calcium deficiency. To prevent budgies from […]
When Do Budgies Molt Their Feathers?
Molting is a natural process where budgies lose their old, worn feathers and replace them with new, vibrant feathers. The first molt occurs at about 10-12 weeks of age and […]
Can Cold Weather Kill Budgies?
Budgies are native to Australia’s warm and dry plains, where temperatures are 70-100 degrees Fahrenheit. So, budgies are well-suited to 75-85 degrees Fahrenheit, which is found in most homes. It’s […]
Do Budgies Need Their Wings Clipped? [A Complete Guide]
Wing clipping is a common practice where a budgie’s flight feathers are trimmed, preventing them from flying with the same level of efficiency. The budgie won’t reach the same heights, […]