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Old 08-03-2018, 07:14 PM
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I have a male recessive pied (Audrey-I didn't know he was male until recently) and a female green opaline(Yoshi) (didn't know if the mutations were important, but I just wanted to mention it). They have not been bred and I don't play on doing so. My male is always trying to feed Yoshi and she is getting a little aggressive. I think she might be worn out by all of the affection. I've had Yoshi for a year now and Audrey for a month. I want to get another male for them, but I'm worried that he would feel like an outsider. Yoshi and Audrey are very close. Thank you ahead of time!

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Would not recommend getting a third budgie. Uneven numbers can result in one bird being left out, and also since you have a mixed group it can cause fighting between the two males over your female.
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I agree, you definitely don't want a third budgie, that causes fighting when one is left out
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