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Determining Gender Having trouble figuring out if your budgie is a male or female? Ask here!

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Hi everyone, This is our budgie finn he is 8 weeks old we just got him.
Is it a he or a she ? is this a dominant pied or recessive? Thankyou !
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Welcome to the forums! You have certainly come to the right place as you will find all you need to know on budgie care here.
The information on the several articles and sticky threads at the top of each section of the forums will be extremely useful and of benefit to you and your new budgie friend.

Congratulations on getting little Finn! He is a gorgeous grey single factor dominant pied boy! Does he have yellow on his head?
On the second pic I see some faint yellow on the forehead, if so then he is likely a yellow face type I as well
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ha thanks for your answer ! he has yellow on his forehead and on his tail as well !
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Hi! to Talk Budgies

Finn is certainly a very cute little baby budgie boy!

Please take the time to read through the Site Guidelines, all of the How To Guides, the FAQs, the Budgie Articles and the stickies located at the top of each section of the forum.

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Aww, Finn is so precious! I love his coloring. I'm a little partial to pieds, though And welcome to the forums! You'll learn so much and get to meet other budgies as well!

One way to get your budgies really colorful, I've discovered, is to give them a colored cuttlebone/mineral block. When my 2 had yellow ones they had random yellow splotches of color. Now they have a red one, so my birds have several pink patterns. People will say, "Oh! I love their pink feathers. It's so unique!" And I just laugh and point to their cuttlebone/mineral block.

At first, that's what I thought the case was with your little Finn. He kind of looks like he rubbed his head against a yellow block since it's so faint

I look forward to seeing you and Finn around the forum!

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Hi there and to the forums!

Finn is precious, what a sweetheart! I definitely look forward to seeing more of him!

You've come to a great place to learn even more about these adorable little ones, so be sure to read through the links provided as they will be of great help in staying updated on the very best of budgie care practices!

I hope to see you around the forums, and be sure to ask any questions you may have after reading though everything!

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