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 Post subject: What sex is my Budgie?
PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 10:20 am 
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Hi :)

Just wondering if anyone could let me know what sex they think my 10 week old blue Budgie is?

Thanks in advance :)


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 Post subject: Re: What sex is my Budgie?
PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:00 am 
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Looks to me to be a young male spangle violet. Very nice.


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 Post subject: Re: What sex is my Budgie?
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Thank you! :)


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 Post subject: Re: What sex is my Budgie?
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Generally the colour of a budgie's cere the area on top of the beak that surrounds it's nostrils will tell you it's sex.

Adult male budgies have blue ceres with juvenile males pink to purple. Though albinos, lutinos and some pieds do not develop blue ceres.

Hen budgies have a beige to tan cere.

Females tend to be more aggressive than males and will bite harder, and they shred and tear up things like the paper at the bottom of the cage of natural perches as it is their nesting instinct.

Males will learn to talk.

There are lots of books in the library on budgies that will help you learn to tame them and teach them to talk, also give you advice on their health and care.

Try to use a variety of different width natural perches such as branches rather than plastic as the different grips are healthy for their claws. Also change them on a regular basis as mites can hide in them.

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 Post subject: Re: What sex is my Budgie?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 6:58 am 
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I would have said cobalt spangle

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 Post subject: Re: What sex is my Budgie?
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Carol NZ wrote:
I would have said cobalt spangle

Yes, you are probably right. Thought I could see a hint of violet as sometimes comes through in double factor violet skys but on reflection cobalt is more likely.


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 Post subject: Re: What sex is my Budgie?
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Thanks! :) this little guy is such a character :) loves to play with everything and anything lol


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He is a little cutie :-D congt334

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He is an amazing colour congt334


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I know cluck.!. I want a pair of shoes in that colour wee.

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