Animal Stories - Budgerigars - Parakeets


Animal-World Information about: Budgerigars - Parakeets

   Not only does the Parakeet or Budgerigar make a super pet, but is also available in over 100 color forms!
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Katie - 2004-09-01
ive only had charlie for about a month, he was only 8 weeks old when i got him. he started sitting on my finger about 2 weeks after i got him. every since then we have been together every min we can. about 3 weeks ago he flew off the couch and hit the floor hard and he jammed his leg, it swelled up for 2 weeks so i had to leave him alone so it could heal up, now hes all better and we can play again. when i get home from school he hollers for me to go get him out of his cage. he even plays and sleeps with my kittens. im teaching him how to talk right now. im hoping to get another soon so he will have a play mate while im gone.

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tilarama - 2004-08-26
in indonesia budgies are cheap.. less than 2 US$ each.. cmon guys.. come to my country..

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Trish - 2004-08-23
I am a new budgie owner. Agatha is a young female. She is a tough sell on letting me tame her, but I will just be patient! My immediate goal is to get her a larger cage and a mate to live with; I think the company would help her since I work full-time. I keep her by me at night at the computer, and talk with her. I also hope I can convince her it is OK to come out of her cage! She has her flight feathers clipped, and gets around OK, but she does not trust that open door yet...

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Thomas - 2004-08-17
I talked to my parents yesterday and they said I could get a parakeet after my 3 rabbits are gone. I have 1 I just got. so It will be around awhile. what should I say? Thomas

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Thomas - 2004-08-16
Parakeets are cool pets. My friend has 2 and I would love to have one. I have not asked my parents yet. Should I? I hope You love parakeets as mutch as I do. Thomas

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oz bloke - 2004-08-15
im from australia and i colony breed budgies in a large aviary. recently i had a pair produce a number of lutinos and semi clearwings. i kept one for taming and the others are now breeding. i also added in some zebra finches to the aviary and they are breeding like crazy too. if ya like birds you should try colony breeding in a large aviary cause its great to watch them all interact but first do ya reasearch cause the little fellas are precious! cya

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HAYDEE FROM MIAMI, FLORIDA - 2004-07-30
I BOUGHT A BABY BUDGIE YESTERDAY FOR MY FRIEND IGGY AS A BIRTHDAY GIFT. I PICKED HIM OUT OF ABOUT 50 PARAKEETS AND HIS COLOR IS TURQUOISE LIKE THE OCEANVIEW FROM IGGYS BALCONY FACING MIAMI BEACH. I HAD CHANGED HIM THREE TIMES TRYING TO FIND THE PERFECT FEATHERS AND JUST THE DEEPEST OF COLOR... TOOK OFF WITH THIS NEW LITTLE FEATHERED FRIEND AND KEPT HIM OVER NIGHT IN MY APARTMENT IN HIS NEW CAGE, WITH HIS NEW TOY. THE NEXT DAY INTRODUCED HIM TO HIS NEW OWNER... AT FIRST MY FRIEND WAS HESISTANT TO HAVING A PET, MUCH LESS A BIRD. BY THE TIME AN HOUR HAD PASSSED HE HAD HIM OUT OF THE CAGE AND ON HIS SHOULDER. ALREADY ENJOYING A TRULY FRIENDLY BIRD AND HOPEFULLY A COMPANION FOR MANY YEARS.

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madison - 2004-07-16
i am getting a parakeet in two days....i cant wait/....:)


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Cherie - 2004-07-04
Hi everyone! Just got two little babies yesterday and they are the cutest little birds. One is yellow and one is a sky blue. When my daughter and I went to the pet store yesterday, I told her the two birds that were the easiest to catch were the ones going home with us. These two birds came right to both of us and let us pick them up and rub their heads. I said these are the ones going home with us! When we got them home and in their new home, they just pretty much stayed like that the rest of the evening. This morning we woke up to both of them just crimping up a storm so I guess they are happy. We are trying to think of some unique names for them!

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R. Farris - 2004-06-22
My son just gave me a pair of parakeets, he had no idea I had wanted a pair for over a year. I love them! They are so sweet. Their names are "Nip" and "Tuck", they are just getting used to sitting on my finger. Your website is invaluable for information on making their new home as comfortable as possible for them. Thank you!

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