How much does an English budgie cost?
$50 to $90
English Budgie Price The prices of English budgies range from $50 to $90 depending on the mutation of the birds. So, you expect a uniquely colored and patterned one to be costlier than one with a more common or simpler pattern.
How much should budgies cost?
$10 to $35
Budgies (Parakeets): $10 to $35. Since they’re small, budgies are relatively inexpensive to care for and feed. But a diet consisting only of seeds is not enough; veterinarians recommend a diet that includes pellets, fresh fruits, and vegetables including leafy greens.
What is the difference between an English budgie and a regular budgie?
The American Budgie, also called the Australian Budgie, tends to be quite small in size but they can also be loud and vocal in their home. In contrast, the English Budgie, which is also called the Show Budgie or Exhibition Budgie is much larger but doesn’t usually vocalize as often or as loudly.
Are English budgies friendly?
The English budgie, also known as the English parakeet, is a captive-bred variety of the Australian budgerigar. The species has never existed in the wild and bred as a companion bird. It is considered friendly, easy to care for, and a good beginner pet for novice bird owners.
Why are English budgies expensive?
So, English budgies are more expensive than American parakeets. But why? Because of their higher quality as show birds, many breeders are likely to charge that much just for an English budgie. Indeed, when you compare these two parrots side by side, the difference in quality is huge!
Are 2 budgies better than 1?
Getting two budgies or adding another bird is a smart move if you are at work all day, or away a lot and cannot interact with your budgie as much as you used to. Female parakeets are dominant in their social interactions, so base your selection of a second budgie on gender.
How do I find my local bird breeder?
Another good resource for finding reputable breeders is to look online. There are several free breeder directories on the web that can help put you in touch with local breeders at the click of a mouse. Exotic bird clubs and aviculture societies can also be a great way to find good quality breeders.
Why are budgies so cheap?
As stated in my previous post, the main reason that budgies are “so cheap to buy” is because of the birdie-mills which churn out birds with no regard of the health or temperament of either the adults or the chicks.
Why are English budgies more expensive?
Are English budgies bigger?
The selectively bred to be larger budgies are often called “english” “exhibition” and “show” budgies. English budgies are 2-3 times the size of a wild type Budgie like you find in most pet stores, and at 2-3 weeks old they are already bigger than an adult wild type budgie as you can see in the picture above.
Can English budgies and parakeets live together?
A typical question that many parrot lovers have asked, and the answer is “Yes.” The English budgies and American parakeets can live together harmoniously. In general, English budgies are peaceful by nature, so they get along well with other budgies or even parakeets.