How to tell the sex of a parakeet

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Humans have been keeping pet birds for centuries. For a long time, keeping birds as pets was only a hobby for the wealthy. Then sailors from Portugal brought canaries to Europe, and made keeping birds as pets possible for all classes of people. Since the beginning of bird domestication, finding out how to tell the sex of a parakeet and other types of birds has been important for pet owners.

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You recently bought a new pet parakeet and you enjoy its company in your home. There are many ways to do it, and some ways are more precise than others. If parakeet sexing is performed on juvenile birds or on adult birds that are non-pigmented or ambiguously-pigmented, including albinos, lutinos, recessive-pied variants, or diluted color parakeets, then more complicated methods may be necessary, such as DNA feather or avian sexing, or endoscopic surgical sexing. If you want to get technical in how to tell the sex of a parakeet, then you should consider getting a blood sample of your pet parakeet. A veterinarian will need to obtain the sample, and it will be analyzed for both sexing and for possible genetic diseases.

How to Sex a Parakeet? (Step-by-Step Guide)

Last Updated: March 29, References Approved. She graduated from the University of Glasgow in with a degree in veterinary medicine and surgery. She has worked at the same animal clinic in her hometown for over 20 years.
Many owners of parakeets also called budgerigars or "budgies" find it very difficult to determine the gender or sex of their avian pets and often need their veterinarian or their local bird-breederto sex their parakeets for them. But sexing parakeets is actually very easy when you know how. This page contains everything you, the pet owner, need to know about parakeet sexing budgerigar gender determination. The " how to sex parakeets " information provided on this page is supported by a number of helpful male and female budgerigar pictures and links to useful budgie sexing sites that clearly illustrate how to distinguish the boys from the girls.