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Hi! to Talk Budgies

Thank you for taking in Mac and giving him a safe and loving forever home.
In the future, it would be great if you could provide him with a larger cage. The bigger the cage the better as long as you ensure the spacing between the cage bars are no more than 1/2".

I'm glad to hear that once Mac's flight feathers grow back in you will no longer be having him clipped. It may take 6 months to a year (one or two molts) before all his feathers have grown back. Generally a budgie has two "big" molts per year which are in the Spring and Fall.
Fully flighted birds are much healthier and happier!

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