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Old 09-13-2015, 08:18 PM
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So, I went to my first budgie show this weekend and saw English budgies in the flesh (feathers!) for the first time. They were gorgeous and so much bigger than I imagined.

The birds they had for sale were untamed adults, I'm assuming excess breeding stock and they really weren't very clean. Even some of the birds for sale had dirty vents. Are English budgies, being fluffier, harder to keep clean?


The whole thing left me wondering. Miss Marple will be half his size. I hope she won't be in danger from a larger bird.

I just found out that the breeders I got Miss Marple from have another clutch ready in a couple of weeks.

So now I'm torn...

I suppose I could always keep looking for an English baby and get one eventually.

Ack - all confused now!

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Old 09-13-2015, 08:32 PM
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I have English budgies and they keep themselves very clean.

If the birds you saw were dirty, I certainly would not want to buy from the people selling them.

Are you getting an English budgie with the thoughts of breeding it with Miss Marple or just as a friend?

English and American budgies get along with one another just as if both were English or both American.

Of course, each particular bird's personality is always going to come into play with regard to the dynamics between any two.
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I'm not thinking of breeding, no. Ultimately I just want a small group of feathered friends.



I was really surprised to see dirty vents. It didn't seem like a good sign. And this was supposedly one of the biggest shows in Eastern Canada!

The colours were wonderful though - and all the birds seemed happy and active. I'm glad I went.
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Some of the dirty vents could of been stress related as to the birds being transported and not in their own homes. But that is no excuse for leaving them like that . I have both English and their smaller cousins they get along fine and are extremely happy .
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