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What is the lifespan of a Budgie or Parakeets?


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Wingspan Wonders
Exploring the Lifespan of Budgies

Greetings TiktokParrot fellows!

Have you ever wondered about the lifespan of budgies? These colorful and charismatic birds are beloved pets for many, so let's take a closer look at how long we can expect our feathered friends to grace us with their presence.

On average, the lifespan of a budgie ranges from 5 to 10 years. However, with proper care, a healthy diet, and regular veterinary check-ups, some budgies have been known to live well into their teens or even early twenties!

Of course, several factors can influence a budgie's lifespan, including genetics, diet, exercise, and overall quality of life. Providing a spacious and stimulating environment, along with plenty of opportunities for social interaction and mental stimulation, can help ensure that your budgie lives a long and happy life.

Now, I'd love to hear from you, our wonderful forum community! Do you have any experience with budgies and their lifespan? Have you had any budgies that lived longer than expected, or perhaps shorter? Share your insights, anecdotes, and observations – let's keep the conversation going!

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