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Old 05-30-2015, 06:53 PM
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Apologies if there is a sticky on this somewhere, but I couldn't find one.

I'm trying to make a list of everything I need before I go shopping for my new babies. I want to have as much ready as possible.


1) Cage
2) Food - pellets and seed
3) Extra hanging dishes
4) Clips to attach millet
5) Bird Bath
6) Perches - booda rope, natural wood, other kinds?
7) Toys
8) Grit?
9) Bowls for veggies and treats

Any other advice or suggestions??

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I think if you take a look at these links, you will be able to check off what you have and what you need to buy.

Purchase the largest cage possible no matter how much out-of-cage time you plan to give your budgie.
If you have the room and the funds, I recommend getting a Prevue Hendryx F040

Prevue Hendryx Large Black Flight Bird Cage - Outdoor Aviary Cages and Parakeet Flight Cages from petco.com


This link lists out all the important things for a great cage:

Essentials to a Great Cage-Talk Budgies Forums

Be sure not to forget to make up a Birdie First Aid Kit:

https://talkbudgies.com/emergency-roo...t-aid-kit.html

Association of Avian Veterinarians
https://www.aav.org/search/index.php

International Vets Register
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Grit is not recommended for budgies:
https://talkbudgies.com/diet-nutritio...ur-budgie.html

You'll also want to review the information in this link:
https://talkbudgies.com/general-budgi...watch-out.html

This link will give you information with regard to an excellent diet for your budgie:
https://www.cutelittlebirdiesaviary.c...gies-diet.html
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Thank you so much!

I'm sorry if I overlooked something.
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You are very welcome!

Please don't apologize -- getting a new budgie is exciting and there is LOTS of information so I just tried to put some of the most important all in one place for you.
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Between your list and the link's deb has provided, I think you will be all set.
I also agree with the F040 as being a great cage, as Deb has recommended...
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No need to apologise, when you first join a forum it is confusing and sometimes very hard to find everything at first glance. Now you are armed with the information we can excitedly ait for some pictures to appear soon of your new arrival Oh and welcome to TB
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