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Re: sexing

Posted by task on 8/15/05
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    On 8/15/05, Robin P. wrote:
    > On 8/15/05, task wrote:
    >> hello all i was wondering if you guys could inform me on a
    >> way to get an "idea" of what sex budgies are by looking. i
    >> know the only sure way is to have it sexed, but i cant see
    >> paying $20 to sex the birds when you pay 10-15 dollars for
    >> them. what experience have you all had with visually
    >> trying to tell them apart. thanks in advance for the info.
    >
    >
    > It's harder to tell when they are young,because they change
    > color,but a male mature budgie will have a blue cere
    (nostril
    > area) and females have pinkish,or tan,that when they get
    > ready to breed turns to a flaky brown.

    Thanks Robin.