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Noe asked in PetsBirds · 2 months ago

We have 4 Budgies in a very large cage.  Recently found an egg in nesting box.  Do Budgies have to be separated?

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  • 1 month ago

    Not sure if you mean to prevent babies or while there is an egg present.  Do you have male and female Budgies?  Females may produce an egg even when there is no male present.  There just won't be any baby.

  • 1 month ago

    It should be put in a nesting box with parental access. 

  • 2 months ago

    Do not change anything in that cage now that you have an egg!  Except you might want to put in another nest box for the other female. That would be disruptive.  The parents will take care of the eggs and chicks.  Look up how to feed and care for chicks.

  • TK
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    If males and females are kept together, they will pair off and try to raise babies. 

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  • Raven
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    What is your male to female ratio. Do you have 2 pairs? Usually you don't have to separate them as long as you have a nest box for each female, even if the female doesn't have a mate. Budgies are colony breeders in the wild. Females can become jealous if they don't have their own nest box and can try to take over another's nest box.

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