Parakeets make wonderful pets. A large part of their charm is their ability to speak, but sometimes the skill can be difficult to teach. Budgies are much like humans in that their personalities and skills will vary, but most can learn to say a few simple phrases. Here are some anecdotal tips for helping your bird learn to talk.
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