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Is my budgie abnormal?

Kassiani

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Hi Cyan, and Welcome!

The beak on your beautiful young budgie does seem to point outward instead of curving inward. The tail feathers may or may not grow in after some time. If it were my young bird, I would definitely bring him/her to my vet to inquire about how best to care of the little one.

There are others who have more experience, though, and could be more helpful. I will tag them below so they can find your thread.

@Lori D Pert @Destiny @Ripshod @Lady Jane
 

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Don't worry about the feathers. Even with an adult it takes 6-8 weeks for those to fully grow.
The beak is likely from eating hard foods too soon while the beak is still soft. However I would get them in for a baseline health check with a vet.
 

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Such a cute little budgie! Definitely get your birds into a vet for baseline checkup.. These are very important for the life of your budgie. They are fragile little birds. Each budgie is an individual with different rates of growth and that includes feathers. If this budgie was in a group of budgies as in a pet store there could have been some feather damages done by other budgies or toys in the cage.
 

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Did you get this budgie from a store or raise him yourself? If raised yourself, has his beak always been different?

The tail feathers are short, but will probably grow in later. The beak is more concerning. Do you have any photos from the front or slightly above?
 
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