CHAPTER 10 - BREEDING BUDGIES
In almost all cases, don't.
can be extremely prolific once the "make babies" desire gets
activated. Unless you're a serious breeder, you don't want to
allow for baby parakeets...the world already has tons and tons of
parakeets that are desperate for a home already.
parakeets require a nestbox to produce eggs...although hens might
produce eggs even without a male. And did you know that birdies
can become egg-bound (ie, the egg won't come out)? Here are some
resources to help:
Thus, unless you are a serious breeder, don't breed your budgies. Period.
let's say that you know all of the risks and you do decide to breed
parakeets. Here are some critical resources for you.
Budgie Breeding Forums
Parakeets/budgies/keets/etc. are NOT disposable birds! Please do your research before choosing to share your life with one of these wonderful birdies..
The Ultimate Internet Parakeet Toolkit
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