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Albino Ringneck Parakeet - Hand Fed Ringneck Parakeets Psittacula Krameri Bird

Albino Ringneck Parakeet Hand Fed Ringneck Parakeets

Notable traits of the Albino Ringneck Parakeet Bird: Hand Fed Ringneck Parakeets (Psittacula Krameri)
Latin Name: Psittacula Krameri
Common Name: Albino Ringneck Parakeet
Description: The albino mutation is a combination of the the lutino and the blue. Albino birds produce no pigments at all. They appear solid white with red eyes and pink feet.
Gender Determination: To determine gender DNA test required
Trainability: Make great pets but need to be socialized to maintain pet quality
Length: 16 inches with tail
Average Lifespan: 30 years
Average Weight: 116-140g (4.1-5 oz)
Diet: Pellets, fruits and veggies, some seeds
Housing: 30 x 24 x 30 inches
Loudness: Moderately loud compared to birds of similar size
Talking Ability: Males and females both learn to talk but the degree depends on effort put in to teaching
Notes: Because of the albino gene, these birds will have slightly reduced vision at night and during high light periods of the day. These birds need to be housed in a light sensitive area, and overtime exposure to high light will damage their vision. The albino gene makes the birds susceptible to minor blood clotting issues.
These birds have been vaccinated for the polyoma virus. It is crucial for young birds to be protected as they have little to no immune system for their first year of life. Just as people, cats, dogs are vaccinated, we use vaccines to substantially decrease the incidence of disease in birds. By doing this we have developed a positive reputation that separates us from the "birdie mills" that do not aspire to the same standards. We have a vet on the premises bi-weekly that administer this vaccine and monitors our babies and flock.
Breeding Notes: Albino gene takes the birds longer to reach breeding age. EXTRA care must be taken when breeding albino birds. To insure vigor in the offspring produced. To some the albinos are considered to be a flawed gene. These birds need to be given flight space to insure fertility in the males, as they are prone to obesity.
Mutations: Blue and Grey
Age of Maturity: 2
Breeding Life: 20 years
Nest: 16 x 8 L-Box
Breeding Aviculture: Common
Average Clutch Size: 3-5
Habitat: Southern Indian Subcontinent
References: PelletTreatToy
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