Healthy Parakeets

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Cruise Ship Pictured: White Budgie The last few days Lexi's weight has reached the high 20's (28, 29) and Nikko is back in the early 30's (30, 31). They're both acting great but are not so happy about taking their medications anymore. Which to me, is a sign they are feeling much better! They're flying around and ...
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Update on Sick Parakeets

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Cruise Ship in Alaska Shown: Budgies "Nikko", "Lexi" and "Visa" Thursday night (the day we took the parakeets to the vet) we gave them their medications (all 3 of them) and they did really well. Once Nikko realized we weren't going after puss in his cere, he took his medication graciously. His cere was looking a lo...
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Sick Parakeets

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Animal Hospital (Vet) Patients: Parakeets "Lexi" and "Nikko"  Because I am constantly weighing my birds I normally know their average, full and lightest weights off the top of my head. Having 4 parakeets makes that a little trickier because it's much easier to get their weights confused but because Lexi is the only...
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Not Training Your Bird is Lazy

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL Flying: Parakeets The above photo shows what healthy budgies/parakeets look like. They aren't clipped, they are flying skillfully and they are landing back on their owner (showing a bond). I recently got a call from a client asking if I'd be interested in going out and purchasing him a parakeet and t...
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Is Your Parakeet Male or Female: How to Tell

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Holland America Veendam Male Parakeet "Visa"  Not many species of parrots are dimorphic, meaning you can tell the difference in gender by their outer appearance or colors. For example, mallard ducks – the males are colorful and beautiful while the females are bland and brown. Parakeets are also dimorphic by the col...
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