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Housing for Budgies Discuss Cages, Cage Set-Ups and Aviaries

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Hi everyone!
I am wanting to get budgies and my Aunty has a cage that she doesn’t use anymore but I’m not sure if it’d be a good size or not. It’s 60L x 40W x 70H(cm). I most likely won’t be getting any for quite a while but I thought I’d start figuring out all the best things for them. Thanks for any help!

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Hi,

The cage you’re describing is a little smaller than recommended for one budgie. It’s not the worst, but since you don’t have a bird yet, I’d just go ahead and buy an ideal cage. This cage can be used as a temporary one, such as a hospital or spare cage.

The best thing you can do right now, is to take advantage of the educational resources we have here on the site. By reading all the Stickies posted at the top section of each sub-forum, it will give you a good idea of how to prepare for and keep a new budgie. You’ll find answers to many questions you may have. Also, we’re here to help, so if you can’t find an answer, just ask .
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For a single budgie, I would not use a cage that is smaller than 76.2 cm (30") Long x 45.72 cm (18") wide x 45.72 cm (18") high

Bigger is always better as long as the bar spacing is no more than 1.27 cm (1/2").
If you can, think about getting a large flight cage such as the Prevue Hendryx F040 or something along those lines.

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Truly, the very BEST advice anyone can offer you is to take the time to read ALL of the stickies throughout the various Talk Budgie forums as well as the Budgie Articles we have posted.

These are great resources for Talk Budgie members and have a wealth of reliable information which will assist you to learn the best practices in caring for your budgies for their optimal health and well-being.

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Hi there and to the forums!

You've been given great advice above, as well as some fantastic resources for staying updated on the very best of budgie care practices.

Be sure to read though everything to ensure you're up to date, and if you have any questions afterwards, please do ask as we'd love to help!

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Thank you all so much! I’ll be sure to read everything!
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