What cages are best suited for parakeets?

Answer Budgies, also known as parakeets, need a cage large enough that they can spread their wings and flap. Cages should be at least 24 inches wide high with no more than ¼-inch bar spacing. Use a cage ... Read More »

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How to Breed Parakeets?

Parakeet breeding is a great thing to watch, but, it is not a hobby! This is a couple's babies!

Are parakeets colorblind?

Parakeets are not color blind. Rather, they have tetrachromatic color vision. A parakeet's eyes possess four separate channels (cones) for conveying color information. Provide your parakeet with pr... Read More »

How to Handfeed Parakeets?

Parakeets are popular family pets. Baby parakeets are occasionally neglected by their parents or are unable to eat on their own. To provide them with the correct nutrition, hand-feeding is an optio... Read More »

How to Bathe Parakeets?

In the wild, parakeets fly through tall wet grass to clean their skin and feathers. In captivity, a parakeet needs a regular bathing routine two to three times each week. Unlike humans, parakeets d... Read More »