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.