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 ...
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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 on...
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My Newest Feathery Addition...

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL Shown: Rare white parakeets "Lexi", "Visa", "Nikko", & "Skye" While at PetSmart shopping for my cat, I always tend to check out the birds... I just can't help myself. And normally I don't get wrapped in by them, but this time was different. I saw this parakeet with a black crown of feathers on his...
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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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Weighing Your Small Parrot

Photo by Jamieleigh Location: Orlando, FL Pictured: 3 Budgies I'm a stickler about weighing my own birds anytime I have them out and a scale is nearby. I have charts devoted to recording their weights. And most of my birds weights are memorized based on their "stuffed full" weight and working weights. Then they all have an average weight when...
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