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Is this true?

Having a single budgie don't live as long as having more then one?

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I'm not sure if that's true, but when you have more than one budgie they are interacting with each other, which might make them happier and therefore live longer. I'm not sure, I've never really heard that anywhere before.




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Nope, well, not in my opinion.
MANY people talk about having one, single budgie that has lived 10 years.
Maybe some budgies are happier with a friend, but I don't believe their life would depend on it


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I'd have to agree with Bethany on that.




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I would love to actually meet a budgie that is 10 years old honesty I don't believe they live that long.

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With proper nutrition and care, they can. I know a budgie that has lived for ten years.




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Not at all true.
I know people with single budgies anywhere from 7-17 .Its all about health , happiness and good breeding - not to mention a fantastic owner to take care of them.
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I've had budgies living to around 12-13 before!

It's the same as the lovebird myth - they die if they're alone?
Not true one bit

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I've had budgies living to around 12-13 before!

It's the same as the lovebird myth - they die if they're alone?
Not true one bit
But they woudn't be called lovebirds if they were alone.

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Hehe they are lovebirds though!
I personally like keeping one by itself if I want a buddy, if you get a pair they tend to be really irritated by you being there

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Hehe they are lovebirds though!
I personally like keeping one by itself if I want a buddy, if you get a pair they tend to be really irritated by you being there
Mine are keeped apart because of plucking. and Ther just as annoying.

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Haha I had a lovely lutino peach-faced who was every so great. Cute little snugglebug!

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Haha I had a lovely lutino peach-faced who was every so great. Cute little snugglebug!
I'm not sure what mine is but I think she is a Lutino

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do you have a picture?

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do you have a picture?
Yeah she the yellow one In the Loud bird thread

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Oh! Yeah that is a lutino

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