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Old 08-14-2016, 10:15 AM
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Hi, Dan --

Generally you can house the two budgies in the separate cages right next to one another with no problem.

This is a situation you kind of have to feel your way through as each budgie has his/her own unique personality.

If they are both at the point where they step up willingly, then giving them out-of-cage time together would be beneficial.

If they are desperate to be in the same cage together,
you could house them together but take one of them into a different room when you are working on taming/bonding with that particular bird. If you choose to do this, you'll want to ensure you rearrange their cage frequently, and limit the light they get to 8 hours a day. Please be sure you never put a nest box or anything that could be used as a nesting site in their cage.

When they come into condition, limit the amount of protein in their diet at that time.
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