Nov 30, 2019

Bring Your Budgie Out

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== Steps ==
 
== Steps ==
 
=== Getting to Know Your Budgie ===
 
=== Getting to Know Your Budgie ===
# Let your budgie get used to its home. After getting your budgie, leave it alone for about a week in its cage. They will get to know the cage and think it is a safe place. This step is important because if your parakeet is not ready, it will probably not return to its cage later, when you let it out.  
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# Let your budgie get used to its home. After you get your budgie, leave it be for about a week in its cage, that way it knows the cage is a safe place. This step is important because if your parakeet is not ready, it will probably not return to its cage later, when you let it out.  
 
#* Put safe bird toys inside the cage for it to play with.
 
#* Put safe bird toys inside the cage for it to play with.
 
# Get to know your budgie. This is an important step for any new pet owner, but turns out to be even more important if you're taking your parakeet out and want to make sure it's safe. If you know its normal habits and behaviors, you'll be better equipped to take it out safely.
 
# Get to know your budgie. This is an important step for any new pet owner, but turns out to be even more important if you're taking your parakeet out and want to make sure it's safe. If you know its normal habits and behaviors, you'll be better equipped to take it out safely.
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=== Bringing it Out ===
 
=== Bringing it Out ===
# Get a disposable chopstick or some other wooden dowel.  
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# Get a disposable chopstick or a wooden perch.
# Push gently just above the feet like you are going to push it off the perch. The bird might just run away. Try a few more times. If it still doesn't step on the stick, try some other day.  
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# Push gently just above the feet like you are going to push it off the perch. The bird might just run away. Try a few more times. If it still doesn't step on the stick, try again later or the next day.
# If the bird steps on the stick, move the stick slowly out of the cage. If the bird stays on, congratulations, you got it out! If your budgie jumps off, try a few more times. If it still doesn't stay on the stick, try some other day.  
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# If the bird steps on the stick, move the stick slowly out of the cage. If the bird stays on, congratulations, you got it out! If your budgie jumps off, try a few more times. If it still doesn't stay on the stick, try again later or the next day.  
# Be patient. This step can take a few days to a month to complete.
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# Patience is the key with pets. This step can take a few days or even up to a Month.
   
 
=== Leaving the Door Open ===
 
=== Leaving the Door Open ===
 
# Leave the cage door open and put some spray millet or the food bin outside. When the budgie gets hungry, it will walk out slowly and eat the food.  
 
# Leave the cage door open and put some spray millet or the food bin outside. When the budgie gets hungry, it will walk out slowly and eat the food.  
# Do this while you are nearby but not scaring the bird, about at least away but still in sight. If the budgie walks away from the cage and can't seem to go back, lead it back.
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# Do this while you are nearby but not scaring the bird, about at least away but still in sight. If the budgie walks away from the cage and can't seem to go back, help it get back in.
   
 
== Tips ==
 
== Tips ==
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* Do not let your budgie outside without being in a cage. Your pet might fly or run away.
 
* Do not let your budgie outside without being in a cage. Your pet might fly or run away.
 
* Do not let your budgie anywhere that has a zinc or sharp object.
 
* Do not let your budgie anywhere that has a zinc or sharp object.
* Be careful with windows and clear doors. It might fly into them and break its wing.
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* Be careful with windows and clear doors. It might fly into it and break its wing(s).
 
* Do not leave the door open, or it will get curious and walk out.
 
* Do not leave the door open, or it will get curious and walk out.
   
   
 
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