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Naqib - 2013-01-09
I have been keeping my budgies in my room and I am having problem with house mice. I just want to see if it possesses any danger to my birds. Please reply fast. Waiting for your reply and thank you.

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  • Jasmine Brough Hinesley - 2013-01-09
    My first thought is that there is most likely no immediate danger. Are your birds kept in a cage high off the ground? If they are it is unlikely the mice could get into the cage. I am not sure if they would present a danger as far as airborne diseases go, however. Are you working on getting rid of the mice? If you are then I wouldn't worry too much. Just focus on getting rid of the mice.  I would caution you to not use chemicals in the same room as your birds though. Many birds have fragile respiratory systems and many household chemicals can cause them severe distress. If you do need to use any chemical treatments in the room they are in, move them to a separate room and don't put them back in for at least 3 days. Opening up windows would help clear the chemicals from the air too.
  • Jeremy Roche - 2013-01-09
    Mint works amazing and none toxic. Mice hate the scent.  Mint tea bags in areas they go and planted outside will help drive them out.
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azhar - 2013-01-07
My golden mantle rosella won't incubate the eggs. She laid five eggs, the last egg was laid three days ago please help me.

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  • Jasmine Brough Hinesley - 2013-01-08
    What type of environment is your Rosella kept in? Does she have a nest and did she lay the eggs laid in a nest? It sounds like she may be stressed. Some suggestions would be to ry moving her cage to an area with less noise if she's in a noisy area. Also make sure there are no drafts and that her cage is left somewhere with a comfortable temperature. Make sure she has plenty of clean food an water. Read more about Parakeet Breeding here: http://animal-world.com/encyclo/birds/parakeets/ParakeetProfile.htm#Breeding
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Beth Coleman - 2012-02-02
Hi. I was just woundering what kind of parakeet I got. They said it was a girl. But I think it is to young to tell because where the holes are it is pink in color. She is sold yellow with red/pink eyes. She is very small in size.Thanks for any feed back. This is my first bird.

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  • annonymous - 2013-01-02
    well i think it is a lutino male
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reshmi - 2012-10-29
I have a alexandrine parakeet pet ,he got injured with fan and his leg get fracture because of that he doesn't walk n fly after this accident can u give me some solution for him but he quiet a nice pet

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-10-29
    Best thing to do is to get him to a vet who can make a decision as to set the leg or possibly amputate. If there is no vet by you, and bone is not out of the skin, then take small wooden sticks and set the leg straight using the sticks and adhesive tape.  Place him in a small tupperware container or box that he can eat in but not necesaary for him to move around in.  That way pressure is off the leg.  Parrots are perfectly fine and do just great with one leg should it have to be amputated.  He can't and should not attmept to walk or fly (stress on leg) so that is why the small container or big towel on bottom of cage so he can stay down and place food and water on the bottom.  You don't want him to use the leg - you want to set it and let it heal.  Best thing is a vet though if you can get to one.
  • Lesley - 2012-12-30
    Your parrot needs lots of patience, healthy attention, clean cage, correct diet and some toys and a routine. A stand that you can move around so that your parrot feels part of the family. It took my female Alexandrine 10 months to begin to trust me. It's hard work but she is happy and relaxed now and beautiful. Make no mistake, they are very demanding and they will demand your attention. Good luck!
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Darrell lewis - 2011-10-11
I have a 16 year old female looking for a good home for her.

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  • delayna - 2012-01-17
    Hello, where are you located?
  • tony yearsley - 2012-12-24
    hello does have a female derbarn for sale to go with my 3 year old male please
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daisy - 2011-11-30
how much do you want?

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  • Claire Romney - 2012-12-19
    I would like to get the four species yellow, blue, red, and green. I'm an animal lover that's been looking for these birds for a while.
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anom - 2012-12-10
hi im new me and my husband as recently rescued what we think is an eastern rosella, the head is all red so not sure off its age, but the claws or feet are curling around the perch as its been in a house on its own since august, the people who owned it as been goin in to feed it but thats all they have done how can we wash him to make him feel fresh, we have put him in a new cage with fresh water and parrot food and a slice of apple

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sumeet - 2011-03-08
Hi I have Plum-headed Parakeet for sale please contact me at sumeet_kpoor8@yahoo.com.

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  • RAM NAIR - 2011-05-09
    PLEASE LET ME KNOW MORE ABOUT THE PLUM HEADED ,AND PRISE?
  • priya - 2011-05-11
    Hello. I am interested to purchase the plum headed parakeet. Can you please give me the details of the rate and place and also age of the birds.
  • Jaie Karve - 2012-12-03
    Hi Sumeet, i am interested in buying a male plum headed parakeet who is hand fed and tame, please let me know the price..
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Kerrie Whiteley - 2012-12-02
My blue quaker is sitting on the bottom of her cage, not all the time just a little each day. She seems to go on her perch when she is covered up. why is this?

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-12-02
    Could there be anything blowing on her such as a fan or vent?  Even open window?
  • Anonymous - 2012-12-02
    No fan but my temp in the house is on 70
  • Charlie Roche - 2012-12-02
    Second though and next question then.  Is the perch you are using for the quaker a perfectly round doll rod?  They come in just about every bird cage.  However, birds can't stand on them very well and their feet get cramped.  When the doll rod is small (and a quaker isn't a big parrot) the bird will frequently not stand on it because it hurts their feet.  If this is the case - then get a limb from a fruit tree or purchase a screw in perch rouch wood with various dimensions for your little guy. 
  • Kerrie Whiteley - 2012-12-02
    Yes, it is the ones that came with the cage, thanks for letting me know. I will go grab one from outside till I can get to the store
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Christine - 2012-11-06
My white male parakeet loves green stuff...salad leaves, chard leaves, beet greens, parsley and especially cilantro. He looks hilarious sometimes, with a green face! It all has to be organic, though, they can't handle pesticides, etc. Have a healthy bird!

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  • Charlie Roche - 2012-11-27
    Try giving him about a 2 inch piece of speghetti with the sauce on it.  That is hysterical.
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