||Four months old|
home I have a budgie called Snowy. Since she was a female my dad
decided to get her a male budgie friend. So he bought a lutino budgie
from a breeder who said he was 100% sure it was a male. Since I know a
way to tell the difference between male budgies from females, the way is
to wait until the budgie is four months old and just above the beak is the
budgie's cere, if it is brown or pink it't a female if its blue it's a
male. The only other way to tell is DNA testing, which is expensive.
When Picasso was four months old "his" cere turned pink, my dad was shocked to
see a person who said the budgie was 100% male turned out to be a
female, but Snowy and Picasso live in a cage together. But poor Picasso
always would get upset because Snowy, he mean thing kept fighting
Picasso away. Whenever Picasso is hungry she would make her way to the
food bowl, and all of a sudden came Snowy and fought her away. Poor
Picasso was getting no food, so I would take her upstairs and give her
some food there. No wonder they had been squabbling, as they are both
But that was when Picasso was quite young now she knows that this is her
house too. So it's Picasso's turn to give revenge to Snowy, so when
Picasso is hungry she makes her way to the food bowl and if all of a
sudden, Snowy comes she tries to fight Picasso, but no, Picasso fights
Snowy away so she can eat when she wants. At last Picasso can enjoy her
food in peace.
But now, when they are both very hungry, they realize they can both share
the food without fighting. Picasso is so cute, I'm glad she and Snowy
have worked things out, and even though they are both females, they are
learning to live peacefully together. I am glad Picasso has learned to
stand up for herself, I am very proud of her, she is a brave bird.
The one of the cutest things Picasso does is, (well Snowy thought of it
first, they do this together) that I put a fresh, clean loo roll on the
floor and Snowy pulls it and makes a big mess but she is so sweet and
then Picasso joins in by chewing the tissue and making holes in it and
they both rip it. They seem to have such a good time that I really don't
mind the mess - but it makes a big mess for two small birds! I think
that Snowy and Picasso soon might be the best of friends. They are both
very special budgies.
I love Picasso very much and I would never give her - or Snowy - away
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