Breeding Budgies is not as simple as getting a breeding cage, adding a nest box, and throwing two birds together. Food and water must be provided, and the volume must be increased as the female becomes broody and when the chicks are born.
Budgie breeders have developed a wooden insert that helps prevent chicks in nests from getting splayed legs.
Introducing the Breeding Box. How To Breed Budgies – 10 STEPS FOR SUCCESSFUL BREEDING.
Step 1: 1:23.
You must have a male and a female budgie. Step 2:
How to Encourage Budgie Breeding
Budgies typically mate from October to March, but this can occur at any time. Providing a good food supply for both the cock and hen will help to encourage them to breed.
In the wild, budgies instinctively breed during the rainy spring and summer seasons.
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You will also need a pair of adult budgerigars over a year old and a nest box with the entry hole at the top or side.
Breeding Budgies for Beginners
Budgies are tiny when they first hatch, but within about five weeks they are usually ready to leave the nest. Don opened a nest box and showed 5 or 6 babies, with a few eggs still to hatch.
Breeding budgerigars is a delicate and time-consuming process. Budgies naturally breed in the rainy season, so remember to spray or mist them frequently.