How Do I Get My Budgies to Breed? ( and What You Can Do About It)

Breeding Budgies is not easy. It is not as simple as getting a breeding cage, adding a nest box, and throwing two birds together.

The only thing you can do is provide budgie care by providing healthy diets and stress free environments. Budgies require a very good diet when breeding.

They require 10 to 12 hours of daylight, plenty of water, lots of the proper foods, and a good nesting area.

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Expect your birds to breed between October and March, or whenever it rains. When the male wants to breed, he’ll approach the female and make chattering sounds.

How to Breed Parakeets Videos

Parakeets will breed at any time of year as long as conditions are favorable. They require 10 to 12 hours of daylight, plenty of water, plenty of the proper foods, and a good nesting area.

Keep the temperature between 65 and 75 F (18 and 24 C) for optimum breeding conditions. Budgies breed in a nest box with the entry hole at the top or side.

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How to Encourage Budgie Breeding

Budgies usually mate from October to March, but this can happen at any time. Providing a good food supply for both the cock and hen bird will help to encourage them to breed.

In the wild, budgies instinctively breed during the rainy spring and summer seasons.

Breeding Parakeets for Beginners

If you have a pair of parakeets, you might be interested in breeding them. Before you begin this, make sure that your pair is at least one year old.

Both the male and female should be healthy and not have any ailments or defects. It is only then you can become a successful breeder.

Cage breeding is somewhat more conventional with breeders. Many fanciers start in an aviary with several pairs of birds.

Budgies need a very good diet when breeding. Organic fresh greens should be provided daily.

All produce must be organic for the parakeet to thrive.