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Budgie brown cere

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He first had a blue cere but it changed into brown. I dont know exactly how long its has been changing I think its has been a year with his changing cere. I dont think is testicular cancer because he doesn't have any bumps any where. Also I was reading that is maybe male dominance issues, he does live with another male budgie and he is more dominant so maybe it's that but I am not sure. I need help and i don't know what it is. He also looks healthy he talks and eats and do all the normal stuff. I also have him for almost three years and I dont know how old he is cause my aunt found him in the streets tired and she brought him here and I am the one taking care of him since then. Anyways I am very confused on why his cere changed can you guys give me some opinions.
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Hello and welcome to the forums,

Do you have any photos of what your budgies' cere looked like before it changed? If I had just seen these photos I would say that he is actually a female.

Meanwhile, it's great to have you on the forums and you've come to a great place to learn even more about the best of budgie care practices. If you have any questions after reading through the forums' many budgie articles and "stickies", please be sure to ask as we'd love to help.

We hope to see you and your budgie (name?) around the forums!

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Also in the picture it doesn't look as brown as irl
here is some pictures also he used have seed deit but not no more so dont worry, that's was in the beginning when I first got him.
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Hi, Welcome to Talk Budgies!

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Have you taken the one you are concerned about to an Avian Vet for a proper diagnosis?
That really needs to be done and you should take the "before" pictures with you when you go to show the vet what the cere looked like prior to the change.
The "before" pictures look like a male on my computer and a male budgie's cere should not change in the way the pictures illustrate.

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I agree with the above. He really does look like a boy in the "before" photos. For this kind of diagnosis you really need to take him to an avian vet. Do you know when his cere first changed? This will be important information to tell the vet as well.

I hope you can find out what is going on with him soon! Fingers crossed it's nothing serious.
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