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budgie advice

  1. J

    Budgie That Gurgles

    Hello! So, I have two little adorable birds, and they are specifically budgies. One of my budgies, we’ll call her S, has been having this issue with her throat (?) I am unsure, but it sounds like she’s trying to keep a lot of mucus down. When I got my other budgie, we’ll call him N, he always...
  2. I

    How do I get budgies to trust me

    I've had 2 budgies for about two weeks, and they seem not to trust me at all. They keep turning their backs on me and when I get too close, they sometimes try to fly into the cage. Is this normal or should I do something about it? How do I make 2 budgies trust you? Thanks.
  3. berrynkiwi

    Driftwood: safe or not??

    Recently, I have been struggling to find good perches for my budgies since most of the ones I've found are mostly in the same shape. I want to get them better perches to better exercise their feet. I found some driftwood online in good shapes for my budgies, I can easily do some handwork and...
  4. A

    Abandoned baby budgie

    Hi! So i have a baby budgie that the mother rejected and threw it out of the nest. So i’m hand feeding it and i’m new to this. I’ve read online that we have to feed every 2 hours from 6am till midnight. Do i have to feed the baby at night as well after every 2 hours? Because i’ve read on...
  5. OrangIsld

    Is this a broken foot?

    I just noticed this on my budgie, her foot appears to be stuck like this after she slipped off her perch after a bath - not sure if this is the cause or I only just noticed from a previous injury She appears to be standing on it fine, and is grooming it okay, but the toes dont change shape as...
  6. P

    Urgent Tumor or Egg bind?

    Hello, I have my little budgie girl for about 7 years, I got her since very early age, so she would be around 7 years old. She is well bonded with me over the long years, but I let her be free in the house, so she has always open cage. She was growing old and sad recently, so I got her a...
  7. N

    Help with weird budgie sounds

    Hi, I am new here so I hope I'm doing this right I have a 2 year old female albino budgie and today she's started making weird sounds I hadn't heard before, so I am a bit worried. They're this kind of high pitched, soft "eeeeee" breathy sounds, I don't know how to describe them other than...
  8. AlfieMyBab

    911 Budgie regurgitating, fluffy, and lethargic.

    My sweet boy Alf, 8 years old, was absolutely fine yesterday. Today, he's been... Off... I love him so much and have never been this close to a rescue budgie before. He's been regurgitating a lot today, at first he was just eating it again, and he was talking to me, so I didn't worry (he got a...
  9. berrynkiwi

    No more pellets left for my birds

    I ordered pellets for my budgies around 6 days before it ran out and the order said it would arrive in 3 days. There was a huge delay and it now says it will take 5 more days for the pellets to be delivered to my house. Unfortunately, there aren't many pet stores near my area and the ones that...
  10. berrynkiwi

    How do I get my budgies to eat bird chop from their bowl?

    I've had my (2) budgies for 8 months now. They eat vegetables happily but when I make chop for them, they don't eat much, even though I use different the veggies (and grains) every 3 days. However, when I feed them veggies from my hand they eat all of it!. How do I get them to eat the chop I...
  11. Rio&Friend

    Something problem to my bird eye (sad update#7)

    I don't know what happened but suddenly my bird eye is injured. Please tell me :budgie:ASAP
  12. M

    Urgent please help my budgie is bleeding from its bum and i сant do anything right now

    i just came home (its 11pm here) and i noticed my budgies bum is bleeding. i never have noticed it until now. the blood is bright red, i have had him for 5/6 years now , hes housed alone and he never had problems up until now (except once, when he had problems with eating 2020 because we had...
  13. P

    Automatic feeders for birds?

    Hi everyone! I was navigating the internet the other day and came across these automatic/digital pet feeders that you can control through your phone, even when you’re away. As I live in shared custody and am away half the time, I was curious if this would be a viable option for feeding my birds...
  14. M

    Video My budgie (Yellow) is acting strange since yesterday and I'm not understanding why? :(

    Hi guys! So recently we have got a new family member called Yellow. It's actually been two weeks since we brought him/her/them home (not sure about the gender yet). I think my budgie is 2-3 months +/-? Anyways, since the start of this week my budgie has been restless and literally moving here...
  15. H

    Introducing baby budgie to one year old - help?

    Hi all I took the plunge and brought home Franklin, who is about 6 weeks now, to Winston (about 10-12 months, birthday unknown). Unfortunately it hasn’t gone as I hoped it would so far - which I thought I was mentally prepared for but obviously not. Frankie (who we are pretty sure is a boy)...
  16. A

    Unusual budgie poop

    Hiya, I have just brought a new Budgie, who I’ve named Brie, she’s a lovely bird, who likes playing and enjoys flying about. However I’ve noticed she gets tired very quickly and her poop is a little weird. I just wanted some opinions on what could be the problem. I don’t live locally to a avian...
  17. P

    Can my budgie and my cat coexist?

    I’m getting a budgie but I have a cat, is there any way for them to coexist? How should I keep my budgie safe?
  18. H

    Moulting moodiness in budgies?

    Hi everyone Winston (8-10 months) is going through, I think, his third moult with new pin feathers. I’ve noticed based on the last couple that he seems to get moody and grumpy, less generally happy. Is this normal in your experience?
  19. H

    Getting a new female budgie to join male

    Hi there I’m seeking opinions from budgie owners and breeders. My bun Winston is about 6 - 8 months old. Unfortunately I didn’t get an accurate birthdate. I’m strongly considering getting him a friend. He’s happy enough right now, well trained of course and human social, but I want him to be...
  20. H

    New to forums in general - meet me and Winston

    Hello there I’ve never been into forums or known how to use them but I’m in need a budgie community! As a little girl, my first budgie was Pete -we never figured out how but he escaped. But 20++ years later I could never get past my budgie love, and my now husband sneakily arranged for me to...