Animal Stories - Parakeet: Types of Parakeets


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Tricia - 2006-02-18
I have two budgies, now very tame. My first one (Buddy)I got two years ago and my second (Viridi) 1 1/4 years ago. I have clipped Buddy's wings and he can now come and join the family for movies, games, etc. My mother and I clipped them outselves from pics from the internet but you could get a vet to do it. He is very good only gets grumpy when he is tired or wants to go to his cage. I got them for $10 from a nice breeder (At Petsmart they cost $20) and the cage I got from a flea-market (at Petsmart it is about 3 to 4 times more).
Have fun with your Budgie (or parakeet)!!!!!

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erica - 2006-02-17
I started with 1 parakeet and now I have 3 one guy named shadow and two girls named yellen and yugi. yugi was named by my little brother I got it for him for christmas. they live in a big cage in my room but im going to move them back into the living room. and I sometimes take them outside for some fresh air with a smaller cage.

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lord loss - 2006-02-15
I got my first parakeet six months ago. i got it off a friend who didn't want it anymore. He was scare of me. The previous owner didnt named him but i did. Hes name is Miquel. We got him a a female and new toys. The female just died two weeks ago. he got so sad, so we got him a new one. we named her mellissa. He dosent seen two like her very much so we are thinking about buying another male

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john costello - 2006-02-12
we started with one parakeet now we have four . joeydogs, paulywallnuts, carmella ,victoria . i can sit for hours and just watch then there so funny your site is the best j.c

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Caroline - 2006-02-07
On January 28th I was working at a high school's sports event and it was a cold and rainy day. When we were leaving my daughter and her friend saw a parakeet sitting on the ledge of the high school trying to get it. She called me over to see it. I called the janitor of the school and he caught the bird with a net from the biology lab and put it in a box. We brought it home. I went to a pet store to see what to do to care for it and they said it would probably die by morning. Let me tell you. "Sonny" is one happy bird. He hops on the kids fingers, sings, talks to himself in the mirror and screeches at our cat. Already he is a great addition to our family. Don't worry though, I take it to a room without the other pets to let it fly around.

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R. Mathews - 2006-02-07
I really appreciate all your information. Thanks a lot!

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Josh - 2006-02-06
hello, my name is Josh,

i got my first pet bird yesterday, he is so shy. I know he will like me the way i like him. I have plenty of food and water for him, even a mirror toy, so when I am in school, he can never be lonely. I enjoy him and seeing him every day.


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MaTal - 2006-02-02
At first my birds were very afraid of me but i found out that they are not afraid at night or when it is dark. So every night go out and play with them for a while and then they will get used to you. It worked for my birds so it should work for yours.

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Trini - 2006-02-01
I have two parakeets, both are adorable and sweet! The blue male is DeDe, and the yellow/blue female is Paris, they have beautiful markings. parakeets are wonderful pets for everyone, and great pets for children!!

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zoo boo - 2006-01-30
i have a blue parakeet named mango. She is soo awesome! everyone loves her! i would start by getting one and then after about a year get another one because they will totally ignore you and not listen to you. and also i usually let her out in my bedroom and just cover my bed and tv and things like that with old blankets so if they poop on it it will be no big deal. budgieas are the best bird i have ever had! also move the toys around alot. right now mango is on my shoulder and practilly eating my hair! i love this bird soo much. these pets are so rewarding and everyone loves them. go and get one beacause i love them and so will you!!

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