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Re: Budgies Outside

Posted by phil on 3/03/07
(7) Comments

    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.