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Budgie humping toy

AmberC

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Sammy, my male 3yr old Budgie who lives with a female Budgie, is humping his toy. He does not have any mirrors or anything and it’s just a simple wooden toy that he seems to like a little to much(he humps it), he also talks to the toy and will attack anyone who goes near it. I kinda feel worried.
 
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FeatheredM

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Maybe you should distract him or bring him away from the toy and take it out without him noticing, please let someone aprove my suggestion before you try it
 

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So you have two options - remove it or leave it.
 

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You should remove it. Although its "normal" it is not encouraging him to form normal bonds with you or his birdie companion. Wait until he comes out to fly around and then remove it. At the same time move around other objects in his cage.
 

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I agree that you should remove it. If you are becoming concerned and feel that he is becoming too obsessed with it then it is best to remove it or replace it with something new. Even if it is normal behavior (I've seen my bird hump pillows before) it is not best to encourage it, especially if he's becoming possessive of the toy. Do whatever you feel is right for your bird.
 

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If you remove it chances are he'll just find something else to focus his attention on. Remove the bell though.
 
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