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

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Old 04-28-2017, 08:32 PM
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our budgies are adorable! Looking forward to seeing more of them

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I have a stoopid question for you experts - how do you sex a young budgie? I've heard that young males might have a purple cere. Dunno how accurate that is....

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Young male budgies ceres are a pink/purple colour, while young females are blue with a little white around the nares.
Because an adult males cere will turn blue in most cases, some people mistake female budgies for males and sell them as the wrong sex.
There are other mutations like the inos and recessive pieds that also make sexing a little more challenging.

As the original post has been answered, I am now closing this thread.
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