Something weird with my budgie

My female budgie Dean, has recently gotten 2 small lines on her forehead heading up from the top of her nostrils on her cere. They run in a straight line both about a quarter inch long on her forehead. I first noticed them about 2 days ago. It doesn’t look like discharge or anything, just […]

hot pepper seeds?

my 3 month old parakeet Kelly is learning to eat fresh veges, mostly squished and on my finger but she LOVES the seeds from red hot peppers and jalipinoes..is she OK with that? Both plants are grown here at home w/o pesticides

my sick bird

I have a 12 year old Budgie that recently developed whitish droppings. He’s favoring his left foot, droops with head down. I don’t want to lose him. What should I do to help him until I can get him to a vet on Monday. This is Saturday.

is there a way you could tell if they are about to lay an egg

I have a pet parakeet and has a male is there a way you could tell if they are about to lay an egg I have a parakeet box and it’s spring I do not know at all like has puffy bottom of her and does it matter if it’s a different color parakeet have […]

New Budgie , inexperienced owner, HELP needed

I recently bought a parakeet about two weeks ago. I am going to explain the behavior of my bird and requesting all of you to put in your feedback. My bird was initially very frightened but now it has somewhat adjusted. However, he almost never chirps. He chirps when I play videos on youtube of […]

Abandoned eggs

We have 3 parakeets about 2 years old and one laid a total of 7 eggs over 7-8 days and was incubating them fine. The day after the last egg was laid I made a nest box with a concave bottom out of pine and moved the eggs in. Mama Bird started to lay on […]

My budgie hurt his foot

Yesterday I took my budgie (Kenji) to the vet for his last round of injections for mites, since then he has been favoring his right foot.  He can’t grip anything; his perch or even my finger when I try to hold him.  I plan on calling/taking him to vet tomorrow, just wondering if there is […]

Why is my budgie scared of fruits and vegetables, when they like grass?

Question by Katherine Sarah: Why is my budgie scared of fruits and vegetables, when they like grass? I have been trying to give my budgie fruits and vegetables lately.But,he is scared of them and runs away.Even though i may leave it in there for maybe a couple hours, he still won’t touch it.He loves grass […]

My cockatiel hen fell in love with a hanging toy and laid an egg?

Question by The First Dragon: My cockatiel hen fell in love with a hanging toy and laid an egg? This springtime twitterpation of the birds is driving me nuts. The budgie wants me to tickle her back, but I refuse. Last time I did that she laid an egg. Now the cockatiel. [sigh]? Best answer: […]

What do I do about a smelly bird cage?

Question by ^_^: What do I do about a smelly bird cage? I have four parakeets in a huge cage that I clean everyday. For some reason, the cage smells as if I haven’t cleaned it in months. What can I do about the farm smell? Best answer: Answer by MamaSmurfEven though you clean it […]