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Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 04:29 PM
Please help me getting my budgie back in his cage

My budgie love coming out of his cage but he hates going back in i have to grab him to put him back in and i dont like doing this because he gets afraid of hands he doesnt like coming out of the 1 room so when i bring him into a differant one it is terrible he wont go back into his cage

my budgie wont go back into his cage he just flys away from me i need information fast or he wont be allowed out at all since he wont go back in

TammieB.
18-05-2007, 05:23 PM
You should train your budgie to step up onto your hand or a spare perch while he is inside the cage. Once he is doing so willingly, you can then allow him out of the cage.

spike
18-05-2007, 05:24 PM
Hiya, your best bet is to perch train him, that way you can get him back into the cage much much easier and more pleasantly for him. Get a spare perch, if you have one, or take one out of the cage for now, hold it near where his legs join his body and press very lightly , he should automatically step up onto the perch, ideally you should do this many times inside the cage before letting him out, that way he will be used to it, you can introduce a command word/s like 'step up' as he steps onto the perch. As its a bit late now and he is out, its more down to luck now, try with the perch. Have the cage open and try to get him to step onto the perch, most budgies do this surprisingly quickly, mine learn from day one to 'step up'. Once you have him sitting on the perch, move slowly slowly towards the cage and slowly move the perch to inside the door, he should (fingers crossed) hop into the cage off the perch. Shut the door!!!!! have a week of perch training inside the cage, getting him used to 'step up' onto the perch before you let him out again. Good luck!

spike
18-05-2007, 05:25 PM
great minds eh ??? lol!! we posts at the same time!

TammieB.
18-05-2007, 05:25 PM
Yeah... :)

addzy
18-05-2007, 05:29 PM
Try and put millet and food inside the cage, becasue all budgies LOVE millet, and allways keep the door openm so him can fly back in if he wants to.

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 05:29 PM
thanks ive hand trained him and percherd trained him but he just doesnt like going to his cage he hasnt had his wings clipped ( i said that because im looking on webs for help) and i also need to find what treats i should use to help train him

addzy
18-05-2007, 05:30 PM
I would realy beg with you to not clip his wings. It is mean and a budgie is not a budgie without wings..

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 05:30 PM
the millets he loves them but he doesnt like them as a treat he likes them in his cage all the time or else he gets all grumpy

TammieB.
18-05-2007, 05:32 PM
Let him get grumpy then. Spray millet should be given as a "treat" which means not everyday.

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 05:33 PM
i dont really want to clip its wings but my mate has had his budgies done and he says its great because he can train it with ease but i dont like it its cruel but my budgie sometimes gets on my nerves alot

addzy
18-05-2007, 05:33 PM
It is like we are having a lve online chat!!! And with your point, precisly, when he goes back in his cage to get millet close the door on him. For treats, he might like honey bells or these banaa flavoured treets. Go to pets at home if you can, they sell millions of treats. I will post pictures of treats soon

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 05:34 PM
thanks for this help i love all this posting in since i made my account today lol

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 05:35 PM
been there i bought all the treets i could afford and i found he didnt like them then my sisters budgie came along and he liked them but sadly he died

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 05:36 PM
my siters budgie was slow and kind and loving but my budgies hyper really all he does is hope around his cage waiting to get out and when i let him out he wont go back in

addzy
18-05-2007, 05:36 PM
here we are...

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 05:37 PM
cant post pictures of my cage due to no camera lol

addzy
18-05-2007, 05:40 PM
to be honest, if your budgie is not finger tame, it is not the best idea to let him out of his cage for your reason. Also how old is he?

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 05:54 PM
addzy are you a successfull trainer? you see i only got my budgie 2 weeks ago and i dont know how to train them so could you help me as good as you can

ill be grateful

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 05:55 PM
about 7 or 8 weeks

Barrie Shutt
18-05-2007, 05:57 PM
if it won't go in it's cage just show it this and tell him he's the lucky one
http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o138/barrieshutt/chicks.jpg

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 05:57 PM
he also does this weird thing he runs up and down my arm in the cage not trying to get out because when he gets near the end he turns around and hops onto a perch

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 06:00 PM
budgie just escaped hes doing a faint tweeting its not himself

Sydney
18-05-2007, 06:01 PM
what you mean by escape? as in outside???

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 06:05 PM
got him back in

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 06:05 PM
no as in escaped around the house

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 06:08 PM
i think hes not him self since my other budgie died

addzy
18-05-2007, 06:09 PM
it is a long process to train; here is a very useful website, read it acrefully-http://www.budgerigars.co.uk/tips/tips16.html

addzy
18-05-2007, 06:10 PM
http://www.budgerigars.co.uk/tips/tips16.html
i dont think the first one is right

addzy
18-05-2007, 06:12 PM
I myself am not sucessful. I have 2 budgies, both 9 months old, but are extreemely timid. I am going to breed them and it will be easier to tame them as they are young. If you buy budgies from a big seller, eg-pets at home, budgies are often extreemely scared by the time you get them.

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 06:13 PM
i got my budgie from a budgie breeder which had about 700 more other budgies with it

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 06:14 PM
thanks for helping me guys i would reallly like you to keep posting in

addzy
18-05-2007, 06:14 PM
I like your new avatar picture. You are learnig all the new thing on the forum much quicker than I did. Preety bird. Whats he called? If you need help on anything send me a private message or just post a reply. =-) addzy

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 06:17 PM
my budgies called coco i can get a picture of my old one it looks just like your two thats what they were like exept both male they liked eachother very much but sadly one drowned in water

addzy
18-05-2007, 06:18 PM
That is why it is scared. Keep trying, but if he shows no signs of improvement (after about 7months), then, well it is your choice. Will you be contempt with an untamed budgie? I am saying it will not be tame at all. I know birds which become tame in 1hour and some take years. It all depends on the budgies personality and you. Good luck!

Sydney
18-05-2007, 06:20 PM
all i can say is be patient with him. im mean come on you have only had him for 2 weeks. my budgie sydney hated going back in the cage. i would easily get him to step up then when i got to putting him in the cage he always flew off it was annoying yes but i started to hold my hand lightly over his wings so he could fly up and ended up going straight in after a while and it took time. and during that time he was in a much smaller cage than he is in now. as i am using my cockateils cage for him thats got loads of space for him to fly around in and the door is bigger and much easier to get him in. theres a picture of him and his cage somewhere on this site

addzy
18-05-2007, 06:21 PM
i totaly agree with sydney!

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 06:22 PM
thanks you guys u really given me good advice i hope you have a good life with your birds it will be fun talking to people on this about budgies thanks

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 06:26 PM
im gonna try and get another budgie and hopefully breed them

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 06:27 PM
how much effort does it take to breed budgies??

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 06:28 PM
Because i would love to have baby budgies and watch them grow up

Sydney
18-05-2007, 06:36 PM
before you decide to breed them you need to learn to be patient and read up loads on budgie breeding. including the health problems that may come along with it. and what food to give and load and loads more. ive had budgies for 3 years the first year was 2 males then the second year i bought to females and from when i got the 2 females i read up on breeding budgies and a year later i decided to breed them and my hen has laid to clutches one of 2 babies other of 3 babies. iand now i have an aviary. but it took time and im happy they didnt breed straight away as i have learnt so much from all the reading i even read some books over and over again

Budgie_Boy123
18-05-2007, 06:49 PM
do you know how to teach budgies to do tricks like jump threw a hoop????

Sydney
18-05-2007, 06:52 PM
havent gotten that far on training my bird to do that but i good way to train is buy using a clicker

Bonesy
18-05-2007, 09:10 PM
Go to http://pirch.com/software.html and download Pirch98 client. Install it & open, and type the following details into the following fields in the "Login" screen;

Server ; irc.darker.net
Name ; (Whatever short name you wish for, mine is Bonesy)
Username ; [email protected]

Nickname : (for example) BudgieBoy
Alternate : BudgieBoy2

Then click Connect. Once connected to the server (it isnt my server so excuse the odd messages from the nickname client called Death, it's a Bot on the server who gives links to server info) then type in the text bar;

/j TheFlock

I am in this chat room most of the time and a few others come in too. It might suit your requirements more & be easier for those reading this thread to follow rather than having so many messages following eachother.

I am a bird behaviourist & trainer. I can help you with your birds training. If you search around the forum for Clicker Training you will see a few posts I might have made in regard to it for other people.

If you do wish to join the chat room I can talk you through everything there, without having a long message on the board here.

Hope this helps BudgieBoy :)

Regards,
Sophie.

addzy
19-05-2007, 08:41 AM
1 thing is that don't rush into it, and they will need to be 1 year old + to breed so watch their age. Here is a useful site-
http://www.budgerigars.co.uk/breeding/