Re: Budgies Outside
Posted by Chris on 3/07/07
Thank you Kitty for your response. They will be staying in my
n 3/06/07, KittyJ wrote:
> No! They cannot and shouldnt be subjected to outside temperatures,
> even when acclimated. If you area of texas doesnt fall lower than 55
> degrees then you may be ok. But the avairy or outside cage should be
> on a porch, not th esolid growned ( or even 3ft off of the solid
> ground) as mice/rats and cats and racoons will be able to get in the
> cage. Too many factors you must consider.. I would look for a
> specific site that shows how to make the flight you want and hire or
> get people who know how to build it correctly. But if it gets too
> cold fo ryou to be outside then its time to move the budgies
> On 3/06/07, Chris wrote:
>> 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.
Posts on this thread, including this one
- Budgies Outside, 3/01/07, by Chris.
- Re: Budgies Outside, 3/01/07, by Dave.
- Re: Budgies Outside, 3/02/07, by Chris.
- Re: Budgies Outside, 3/03/07, by phil.
- Re: Budgies Outside, 3/06/07, by Chris.
- Re: Budgies Outside, 3/06/07, by KittyJ.
- Re: Budgies Outside, 3/07/07, by Chris.