Raising Budgies for Beginners' Guide: Health, Breeding, Food And Training Of Budgies (Paperback)
Budgies have been highly sought-after pet birds since the mid-1860s, when they were brought from Australia to England and the European continent. Today, domestically bred budgies are one of the most popular pet birds in America. This Care guide presents new and experienced bird keepers with insight into every aspect of selecting, caring for, and maintaining well-behaved, happy pet birds.Kingsley Moore provides the ideal introductory pet guide, with chapters covering the characteristics of the irresistible budgie, the history of budgies in the wild, selection of a healthy, typical pet bird, housing and care, feeding, training, and health care. An appendix of bird societies, a glossary of terms, and a complete index are also included for easy and helpful reference.Potential budgie owners will find excellent advice about selection of the color and sex as well as suitability of the delicate budgie with families, children, and other pets. You'll find tips on where to find your parakeet and what to look for to make sure they're healthy and a good personality fit for you and your family.The author discusses the importance of the housing, placement of the cage, and the purchase of toys, cups, perches, and more to make your parakeet feel safe and happy. You'll find all the information you need to select the right budgie cage as well as how to clean and maintain it.