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Old 04-19-2015, 08:45 AM
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Yesterday I got a new budgie and I am told he is only a young fella of 13 weeks but I am confused about his cere! It's already blue and he is only going through his first moult! Is it because of the type of budgie he is..is he older than what he looks or could he be sick..?


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Old 04-19-2015, 08:56 AM
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Your budgie is cute,but I think he looks older than 13 weeks. I would guess his age on 5 to 7 months. He already lost almost all of his baby bars and has white iris rings.
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He looks to be a bit older. Did you get him from a petshop? They tend not to have a clue about age, but that doesn't mean there's anything wrong with the budgie
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What a handsome fellow....he look's to be making normal progress...
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I agree with Gaby -- this looks like it may be his second molt to me.

He doesn't appear to be ill from the picture -- simply molting.
What have you named him?
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I agree--He's a gorgeous boy and it looks like he's already lost his baby bars! Congrats on your new friend and can't wait to see more pics of him
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