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Old 07-02-2019, 10:37 PM
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I've noticed Mercedes beak smells. It's a sort of sweet milk smell. The other bird has the same thing and I've looked it up and I've found a thread on another forum where their birds have the same thing. I was just wondering if that was a normal occurrence or not.

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There should not be any smell coming directly from the beak, when there is it is usually not a pleasant smell and could be the indication of a crop infection but it does not sound like that is what you are noticing. Budgies do have a sort of overall sweet odor, maybe that is what you are sensing.
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Cody is right . But birds do have a characteristic body smell, just like any living creature does. If it’s a generally pleasant smell, it’s normal.
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Some people think their budgies smell like hay.
Others on Talk Budgies have said they like sniffing their birds.
As Cody indicated, as long as the smell is not unpleasant then it is considered to be "normal".
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I am so glad to know I am not the only one who likes sniffing my bird!
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