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3 oz (85 g) Featheriffic! Nutritional Suppliment for Fabulous Feathers
3 oz (85 g) Featheriffic! Nutritional Suppliment for Fabulous Feathers
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Cuttlebones, Natural Calcium Source for Birds 1 /4 LB Bag
Cuttlebones, Natural Calcium Source for Birds 1 /4 LB Bag
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4 oz (113.4 g) Avi-Immune Immunity Booster for Birds
4 oz (113.4 g) Avi-Immune Immunity Booster for Birds
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AVIx Avian Care Products for Birds Parrots - Bird Builder 1 oz
AVIx Avian Care Products for Birds Parrots - Bird Builder 1 oz
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Nekton S Multi-vitamin Supplement For all Cage Birds 35 grams (1.23 oz)
Nekton S Multi-vitamin Supplement For all Cage Birds 35 grams (1.23 oz)
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Cuttlebones, Natural Calcium Source for Birds - Small Pack
Cuttlebones, Natural Calcium Source for Birds - Small Pack
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JW Pet Insight Activitoys Playgym for Parakeets
JW Pet Insight Activitoys Playgym for Parakeets
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8 oz (.227 kg) Featheriffic! Nutritional Suppliment for Fabulous Feathers
8 oz (.227 kg) Featheriffic! Nutritional Suppliment for Fabulous Feathers
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16 oz (.454 kg) Featheriffic! Nutritional Suppliment for Fabulous Feathers
16 oz (.454 kg) Featheriffic! Nutritional Suppliment for Fabulous Feathers
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Nekton S Multi-vitamin Supplement For all Cage Birds 75 grams (2.65 oz)
Nekton S Multi-vitamin Supplement For all Cage Birds 75 grams (2.65 oz)
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Nekton S Multi-vitamin Supplement For all Cage Birds 150 grams (5.29 oz)
Nekton S Multi-vitamin Supplement For all Cage Birds 150 grams (5.29 oz)
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Nekton S Multi-vitamin Supplement For all Cage Birds 375 grams (13.23 oz)
Nekton S Multi-vitamin Supplement For all Cage Birds 375 grams (13.23 oz)
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Nekton Lori Lory Complete Diet for Lories and Hanging Parakeets 1000 grams (2.2 lb)
Nekton Lori Lory Complete Diet for Lories and Hanging Parakeets 1000 grams (2.2 lb)
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Nekton Lori Lory Complete Diet for Lorys and Hanging Parakeets 3000 grams (6.6 lb)
Nekton Lori Lory Complete Diet for Lorys and Hanging Parakeets 3000 grams (6.6 lb)
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Nekton Lori Lory Complete Diet for Lories and Hanging Parakeets 6000 grams (13.2 lb)
Nekton Lori Lory Complete Diet for Lories and Hanging Parakeets 6000 grams (13.2 lb)
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African Sunset 4 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
African Sunset 4 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
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Creamy Zen 4 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
Creamy Zen 4 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
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Inca Bean Salad 4 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
Inca Bean Salad 4 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
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Moroccan Cafe 4 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
Moroccan Cafe 4 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
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 Mundo Brazil 4 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
Mundo Brazil 4 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
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Passage to India 4 Oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
Passage to India 4 Oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
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Spice Market 4 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
Spice Market 4 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
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2 lb (.907 kg) Lovebird Cockatiel Size Garden Goodness Avian Entrees Bird Food Pellets  by Zupreem
2 lb (.907 kg) Lovebird Cockatiel Size Garden Goodness Avian Entrees Bird Food Pellets by Zupreem
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Nekton Lori Lory Complete Diet for Lories and Hanging Parakeets 500 grams (1.1 lb)
Nekton Lori Lory Complete Diet for Lories and Hanging Parakeets 500 grams (1.1 lb)
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Petite Hookbill Legume Formula Bird Food by Goldenfeast for Small Birds like Parakeets & Parrotlets in a  25 oz Factory Sealed Bag
Petite Hookbill Legume Formula Bird Food by Goldenfeast for Small Birds like Parakeets & Parrotlets in a 25 oz Factory Sealed Bag
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Tropic Fruit IV ‘Bits & Pieces’ Bird Food Treats for Petite Parrots by Goldenfeast in a 4 oz Factory Sealed Bag
Tropic Fruit IV ‘Bits & Pieces’ Bird Food Treats for Petite Parrots by Goldenfeast in a 4 oz Factory Sealed Bag
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Harrisons Organic Adult Lifetime Super Fine Bird Food Pellets 1 lb
Harrisons Organic Adult Lifetime Super Fine Bird Food Pellets 1 lb
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Dr. Harvey's All Natural Bird Foods Our Best Parakeet Food 4 LBS
Dr. Harvey's All Natural Bird Foods Our Best Parakeet Food 4 LBS
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Tropic Delight Vita Bird Seed Parakeet 50 lbs
Tropic Delight Vita Bird Seed Parakeet 50 lbs
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80520 Hagen Tropican Lifetime Granules Bird Food Pellets Cockatiel 1.8 lb
80520 Hagen Tropican Lifetime Granules Bird Food Pellets Cockatiel 1.8 lb
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Pretty Bird Small Daily Select Parrot Food Pellets 5 lb
Pretty Bird Small Daily Select Parrot Food Pellets 5 lb
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Roudybush Daily Maintenance Parrot Food Pellets 25 lb Nibles
Roudybush Daily Maintenance Parrot Food Pellets 25 lb Nibles
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2.25 lb (1.02 kg) Parakeet Size Natural Bird Food Pellets by Zupreem
2.25 lb (1.02 kg) Parakeet Size Natural Bird Food Pellets by Zupreem
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African Sunset 13 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
African Sunset 13 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
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Creamy Zen 13 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Food
Creamy Zen 13 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Food
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Moroccan Cafe 13 Oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Food
Moroccan Cafe 13 Oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Food
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Mundo Brazil 13 Oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Food
Mundo Brazil 13 Oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Food
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Passage to India 13 Oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
Passage to India 13 Oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
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Spice Market 13 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
Spice Market 13 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
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 Inca Bean Salad 13 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
Inca Bean Salad 13 oz Higgins Worldly Cuisines Cook and Serve Bird Diet
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Australian Blend Bird Food by Goldenfeast in a 25 oz Factory Sealed Bag
Australian Blend Bird Food by Goldenfeast in a 25 oz Factory Sealed Bag
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80340 Hagen Living World Premium Budgie Parakeet Bird Food  2 LB
80340 Hagen Living World Premium Budgie Parakeet Bird Food 2 LB
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Harrisons Organic High Potency Super Fine Bird Food Pellets 1 lb
Harrisons Organic High Potency Super Fine Bird Food Pellets 1 lb
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 Basics Plus Conditioning Parakeet Food by Goldenfeast in a Factory Sealed 32 oz
Basics Plus Conditioning Parakeet Food by Goldenfeast in a Factory Sealed 32 oz
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Volkman Avian Science Super Parakeet Bird Seed 2 lb
Volkman Avian Science Super Parakeet Bird Seed 2 lb
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Harrisons Organic Adult Lifetime Fine Bird Food Pellets 1 lb
Harrisons Organic Adult Lifetime Fine Bird Food Pellets 1 lb
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Higgins Vita Seed Bird Food with ProBiotics - Parakeet 5 lb
Higgins Vita Seed Bird Food with ProBiotics - Parakeet 5 lb
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Higgins Vita Seed Bird Food with ProBiotics - Parakeet 2.5 lb
Higgins Vita Seed Bird Food with ProBiotics - Parakeet 2.5 lb
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Budgie parakeet with toy on perch

When we refer to parakeets we're actually talking about the "Budgerigar." The word comes from the aborigines of Australia, the Parakeet homeland. Theyre closely related to lorikeets (Click for Lorikeet video)

We use the term Budgie to differentiate from the category of Parakeets including Quaker Parakeets, Ringneck Parakeets, Bourkes Parakeets, Canary-winged Parakeets, Crimson Rosella Parakeets and more

Budgies are small, seed eating birds and wild Budgies are found throughout parts of Australia. They've been around an estimated 5,000,000 years and although they're naturally green and yellow with black markings, you'll now find them in blues, yellows, greys and some even have small crests

They're popular pets as they are inexpensive to buy and to maintain. And although many young people start with a pet parakeet early in life, we don't hear about longevity much. I'm reminded of a local bird club meeting I attended several years ago. Dr. Karen Becker was one of the guest speakers. She told the story of doing intake on a new patient, a Budgie. The woman who brought in the Budgie in was older, late seventies, early eighties I recall.

When asked how old the Parakeet was, the woman responded 26 years old. Not seeing a lot of double decade Budgies, the first question Dr. Becker had, "how are you so sure of the age"? The woman promptly took out a receipt from the (manila folder she carried in) from F.W. Woolworths. She had paid $5.00 for the bird, twenty six years earlier. When asked what the woman attributed the long life of the bird, her answer was "we've shared a cup of decaffeinated green tea every morning since I brought him home". (We'll reserve a discussion about tea and pet bird care in another article)

Budgies can be finger tame with a lot of patience and could possibly have a vocabulary of a 100 words or more Growing up, my next door neighbor, Mrs. Massey had a budgie that spoke phrases in Greek (she was Greek), Italian, Spanish and English.

Budgies dont need a big cage, although bigger is better. Like many birds its easier to bond with your Keet if its a solo bird - that said Budgies tend to be happier with another Budgie or 2 (or more) in the bird cage. We really like the HQ 13221 for multiple budgies as the 32 inch bird cage width allows a certain amount of flight.

Budgies are primarily seed eaters but love all sorts of food. A good seed blend should include millet, canary seed and oat groats. A seed only diet could lead to malnutrition and may cut their live short. Fresh foods should be introduced on a regular basis. If you dont know where to start, here's a list of DIY (Do It Yourself) recipes from BudgiePlace.com.

Bird toys and Parakeet accessories should be size appropriate. For a complete selection of Budgie toy, accessories and bird cages and Budgie food click here


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