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Re: Budgies Outside

Posted by Chris on 3/06/07
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    Thank you Phil, Are you in Texas?

    3/03/07, phil wrote:
    > all austrailian parrakets can survive all year without heat my
    > budgies and cockatiels are still outside its mid winter
    >
    >
    > On 3/02/07, Chris wrote:
    >> On 3/01/07, Dave wrote:
    >>> On 3/01/07, Chris wrote:
    >>>> Hi, Can budgies stay in an outside enclosure, year
    >>>> around. I live in Texas and the enclosure is 3 feet off
    >>>> the ground with a solid roof and windbreaks. I would like
    >>>> them to be able to enjoy the outdoors but am a little
    >>>> skeptical about nitetime.
    >>>
    >>> For quite a long time, budgies have been bred, inbred,
    >>> crossbred and linebred and the eventual results concerning
    >>> them is that sadly, their natural resistance to outside
    >>> temperatures and environments have been drastically
    >>> compromised. They're also very likely to pick up airborne
    >>> bacteria in the summer which their internal systems can no
    >>> longer fight off. It would be best that you keep the budgies
    >>> indoors year round but near a draft free window so that they
    >>> can see what's going on------Dave
    >>
    >> Thank you Dave for your response. They currently stay at my
    >> office in a nice size cage and fly free during the day so
    >> inside they will stay. Thanks again.