Animal Stories - Parakeet: Types of Parakeets


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daniel - 2004-11-13
I have a budgie named Charlie- he is the best green friend i have- I got him for my birthday in March and he has been a joy ever since.


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Cindy B. - 2004-10-20
I own 2 beautiful Budgerigars A.K.A "Budgies."They make wonderful pets and are very... BEAUTIFUL

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Amy Thompson - 2004-10-20
I have a green african ringneck named Buddy. She is a rascal. She loves men and me of course. She loves to play with pop bottles on the floor. She joustes with them and pushes them all over the floor. What a scamp. She meows like a cat and loves to play games. I am so glad I rescued her. We are going to be great pals.
Amy 2004-10-20

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Elaine Combs - 2004-10-18
I have one that is very adventuresome. He will not stay in his
cage. Now he has lost his tail feathers. But they will grow back.

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eric - 2004-10-16
Hi I have a budgie (parakeet) that is very sweet. Visit his website to see him. WWW.GEOCITIES.COM/OPUSDAPARROT

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ME - 2004-10-03
Day 2 with my feathered friend and im a little apprehesive. I bought her for my 5-year old daughter and it was love at 1st site. The problem I have is he seems to be an escape artist. Watching him get stuck in the cage was a little nerve wracking. Thinking it best to let him get himself free and never imagining he would fit, well...1st the head, then a wing, then the other, and to the ground he went.(lady at a discount pet supermarket in ft. myers fla. told me it was best for her to clip its wings) Now I have to figure out what i will do if I leave him to go to work because he cannot fly back in the cage for food etc.

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steph - 2004-09-17
Before deciding to purchase a mate/friend for your budgie take note; many budgerigars, once given a feathered friend, will not be as friendly as they once were. They will still continue to sit on your hand, etc, but may stop talking to you.

Also when training a budgerigar to speak DO NOT give it a mirror, it may ignore you. The main reason they are so friendly and talkitive is due to them believeing that they are human, like their owners. They then mimic and interact to gain your love, attention and affection. With a mirror they believe that there is another bird in the cage, and will interact with the reflection rather than you.

Another tip on teaching budgerigars to talk. Once the bird is trained to sit on you (and not fly away) take it into a dark, quiet room, with no distractions for you or the bird, and procede to repeat the phases you wish it to learn. Also talking in a voice higher than usual (but still clear) and a tad slower than usual may help.

And like most animals using food rewards and positive reinforcement will aid in the training process. Small pieces of apple, corn kennels and millet sprays are some examples of food treats and giving the bird positive attention and allowing it the play outside (fly around a safe and enclosed area) are examples of positive reinforcement which yield positive results.

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brad - 2004-09-16
I have a parakeet of this type. He is green, blue, yellow and black and squalks when there is a lot of noise or music playing or can hear other birds outside. His name is Jesse and he is a good pet. He loves to get out of his cage and fly around the house.

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Lucy Baker - 2004-09-13
Ozzy, my second ever Quaker, is coo-wel! He loves his toys and likes to chew, but i suppose thats normal as it is their nature. He really wanted a poo once so he did it on my head!! hehe

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