Hey everyone. I'm hoping to get some help on the gender of my little pied budgie. We have been thinking that they are female due to the light cere but after more research into the pied colourations and exemptions from the some what more normal gender colour tells we are no longer sure... They are between 10 and 11 months old and have been living with another hen budgie quite comfortably...apart from the odd disagreement. 😂
You have a very handsome little male.
As you have two birds of differing gender, it is very important you do everything necessary to discourage mating activity.
Rearranging their cage frequently and limiting the light they get to 8 hours a day will help tremendously. 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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