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Old 07-24-2015, 12:49 PM
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ok so there are only two noises that Jessie makes that i cant stand

the 1st sound is that loud screech but thankfully she barely ever makes that noise

and the 2nd noise is this really high pitched 'WEEEEEP' 'WEEEEEEP' sound. she goes through these phases where she makes that noise continuously for ages, shes been doing it for the last 20 minutes straight and its DRIVING ME INSANE.

does that sound mean anything in particular??? is there any way i can get her to stop?? i try and distract her and it works for a minute or two then she goes back to making that noise

its really grating on me

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Carla,

Budgies make noises of all types and it's just part of who and what they are.
The best thing to do is ignore Jessie when she makes the noise you don't like and reward her when she's quiet.

Positive reinforcement of good behavior is always best.
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Carla,

Budgies make noises of all types and it's just part of who and what they are.
The best thing to do is ignore Jessie when she makes the noise you don't like and reward her when she's quiet.

Positive reinforcement of good behavior is always best.
thanks ill try that. i have noticed that she seems to do it more when it try to get her to be quiet
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That's how our budgies train us!

When Jessie does something you don't like and you "try to get her to stop", you are giving her attention.

All Jessie knows is she is now getting the attention she wanted to begin with so that reinforces the behavior you don't like.

Dealing with budgies is like dealing with a two year old child.
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