Mustache parakeet for sale
mustache parakeet for sale,Moustache Parakeets make great companions to both beginner bird owners or those with experience. They can be fantastic talkers if you work with them, but more importantly, they are very social and affectionate. Moustached Parakeets are a great size, they are very playful and they enjoy being out of the cage and with their human companion. Ideally, the minimum cage size for this bird would be 25’’ long, 21’’ wide and 29’’ high with ½’’ wire spacing. Every hand fed baby is weaned on to a high variety diet. They are weaned onto fruits and veggies, a soak and sprout mix we make here in the store, high variety seed that we also make here in the store, and naturally colored pellet.
Care and Feeding of mustache parakeet for sale
Fresh food and water must be provided daily.
In the wild the mustache parakeet eats a variety of seeds, fruits, berries, and leaf buds. They do like to feed on the ground. Their diet consists of a good seed mixture supplemented with sprouted seed, various fruits, and green foods. In addition to these foods, you can offer them vegetables and commercial pellets.
These birds are inquisitive and will always want to know what you’re doing. They are explorers. If left unattended outside of their cage, they may end up in a part of your home you don’t want them in. It’s best to have a perch nearby and bring the bird back to it whenever it strays. This bird enjoys perching on shoulders and wants to be part of the action.
If you are interested in a pet for the whole family, a moustached parakeet may not be the best choice—it’s more a one-person pet. However, if you are a single person or otherwise intend to be the bird’s sole caretaker, then this bird could very well be the most loyal companion you will ever have.
The basic cage care includes daily cleaning of the water and food dishes. Weekly you should wash all the perches and dirty toys, and the floor should be washed about every other week. A total hosing down and disinfecting of an aviary should be done yearly, replacing anything that needs to be freshened, such as old dishes, toys and perches.
Moustached parakeets can make adorable pets when hand-fed as babies and properly socialized. They are active, social creatures who love to spend time playing games and spend time with their owners.
Some owners of moustached parakeets report that their birds tend to act bossy or needy. They will demand an owner’s attention if they feel ignored. However, they do tend to be more relaxed than the boisterous Indian ringneck parakeet.
Moustached parakeets do not tend to enjoy a lot of cuddling, though will welcome some petting near the neck. If handled often and gently, it may warm to more cuddling.