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Old 01-28-2017, 07:15 AM
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I've just brought my new budgies home, their about 6-7 weeks and the breeder told me they are eating by themselves. I've just put them in their new cage and they are cuddling in the corner, is this normal?

I'm planning on giving them a week to settle in, but will reading to them be all right?




I covered 3 sides of the cage with a cloth and they peeked up then started eating, drinking and talking to each other.


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They are adorable. They are cuddling in the corner because they are still very young.
It would have been better for the breeder to wait until 8 weeks to release them to you.

Yes, covering the top and three sides of the cage will help them feel more secure. You can sit next to the cage and read, talk or sing to them as much as you'd like.

When you aren't around during the day, play music for them so there isn't total silence.

I'm glad they are already eating, drinking and chirping -- that is a very good sign. They are still quite young so you'll want to watch to make sure they continue to eat well on their own.
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Thank You FaeryBee.
I'm happy to say their no-longer cuddling on the floor of the cage, but are now cuddling on the highest perch of their cage. Watching the younger blue one climb for the first time was amusing, climbing clearing isn't their thing, but I'm sure they'll get the hang of it.
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These two are adorable!
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What beautiful babies you have there. You can look forward to many years of fun with them. Congratulations on your new arrivals.
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They are absolutely beautiful, congratulations!

I look forward to hearing more about them, I'm sure they'll get the hang of things soon
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