Bourkes Parakeets Questions & Answers

how often to birds lay?

Question by Frisky F: how often to birds lay? i have two Bourke’s parrots. ive notice the male do some mating calls, but since the cage isn’t as big and the cages they recommend for breeding, and i don’t have a nesting box i thought they wouldn’t mate. tonight when i went to refill their water and food, i noticed a small white egg on the cage floor, i picked it up and it was... 

how do i earn the trust of the pet i’d like to have?

Question by Juliet: how do i earn the trust of the pet i’d like to have? i fell in love with the bourke parrot (neophema bourke); I’d love to own one some day but how can I earn its trust?? They are so gentle & soft and I love thier personality but they seem so easily scared. What can you do in such cases? I don’t really even dare to come to close to them in a pet shop because... 

owing a parrot (problem)?

Question by Purple: owing a parrot (problem)? i love neophema bourke parrot because it’s beautiful and looks so, so gentle. the problem is, i think the bird would be afraid of me and i would like her/him to bond with me. should i buy it at all, what if s/he’s always afraid? thanx Best answer: Answer by power_rangerWhy would it be afraid of you? No matter the behaviour on your behalf, after... 

mother bourke’s parrot ignoring her chicks?

Question by Hattie Box: mother bourke’s parrot ignoring her chicks? the hen has laid about 7 eggs, 2 have hatched and one has died and the other one is on the floor of the box on its side and kind of shaking a little. the hen has cleared most of the nesting material out of the box so the eggs are on the bare wood (before the eggs were laid i replaced the nesting material a few times). im not... 

MY Male Bourke’s parrot passed away this morning i have just 1 girl she looks lonely will she be ok by herself?

Question by Holey: MY Male Bourke’s parrot passed away this morning i have just 1 girl she looks lonely will she be ok by herself? shes in with 3 cocktail’s though Best answer: Answer by babygirl_23_okto be honest it all depends on how long the birds were together honestly it sounds like he was her soul mate and many times when mates die so do the others they just dont like to live without... 

What will be the best birds to go with my birds?

Question by ~Luke~: What will be the best birds to go with my birds? I currently have 4 cockatiels and one budgie (soon to be 2) in one aviary. i want to get another pair of something and was thinking about these: Lovebirds, bourkes parakeets, red rumped parrot. what will be a good way to go? and ones that will breed well? also if you have any other bird suggestions let me know:) thanks i have 2 aviaries,... 

CALLING ALL ROSY PARAKEET OWNERS?

Question by Peace, Love, Birds: CALLING ALL ROSY PARAKEET OWNERS? Hello, I am new to the Bourke’s parakeet life.I have had budgies and finches before I got a Rosy. I have one Bourke’s parakeet and he is used to his surroundings. He is frightened of me and I have had him quite some time now. He was hand fed and I thought he would like me by now. He never bites but does hiss or yell at me... 

what can i do to make my rosey bourkes’s parakeets to mate i have a male and a female what can i do?

Question by : what can i do to make my rosey bourkes’s parakeets to mate i have a male and a female what can i do? do i add a nest box, what els can i do to make them mate and to breed, they are 2 young birds Best answer: Answer by ~I  Read More →

We just got a Rosy Bourke Parakeet. I’m so curious about her like… how smart? good eyesight? sense of smell?

Question by Shawnee1980: We just got a Rosy Bourke Parakeet. I’m so curious about her like… how smart? good eyesight? sense of smell? She seems smart sometimes and then she’ll peck at her own droppings which isn’t very smart. She doesn’t like to be stroked or touched really but we want to show our affection somehow. Does she sleep in long spurts at night or the same short... 

Can a Bourke Parakeet breed with a regular Parakeet?

Question by Sudoku Player: Can a Bourke Parakeet breed with a regular Parakeet? I was wondering if any one has done this and if so, what kind of color mutations they got. Best answer: Answer by babyxI think you can but I’m not really sure. Usually the birds take after the mom or dad, they don’t really get a bit of both, sadly. Give your answer to this question below!  Read More →


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