budgie cage and pet shop health.

by Jessica
(Australia)

Hi recently i have decided to buy a budgie is a cage the size of 16x17x18 too small also when i was at the petshop i noticed a budgie had a deformed cere its wasnt scaley but one nostral was alot alot bigger then the other i thought it might be scaly mite but it wasnt that scaley do you know what it is??

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May 24, 2009
Bugie cage and cere
by: The Vet

This cage is not large enough. The minimum size cage for a budgie is 18 x 18 x 24. Bigger is even better, but nothing smaller. The different sized nares could be caused by chronic respiratory disease, mites, congenital deformity, or cere hypertrophy.

Dr B

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