Sexing Parakeets? *UPDATED pics*

Discussion in 'Caged Birds - Finches, Canaries, Cockatiels, Parro' started by Jamie_Dog_Trainer, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. Jamie_Dog_Trainer

    Jamie_Dog_Trainer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Hello, I really am curious as to what sexes my parakeets are. Thanks for looking [​IMG]

    First here is my youn green and yellow I got from a pet store. If it helps to know this, these pictures are several months old and this parakeets cere is a lot more blue now. It's about four months old in these pictures (give or take a couple weeks):

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    This is a much older bird at about 9 years old, my Grandmother gave it to me and I still have no clue what sex it is:

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  2. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    Greens a females recessive pied is a male. The female will get a brown cere when shes older.
     
  3. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dumb questions: How do you sex parakeets & whats a cere?
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    You sex parakeets by the little patch above the beak. That's called a cere and males and females have different color ones.
     
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Jamie!!! So creepy! [​IMG]
    Your 2 birds look JUST like my 2!



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    The yellow/green is a male... the white/blue a female. (i think!)
     
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  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    And you also need a Clumber spaniel.. [​IMG]
     
  7. Kevin565

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  8. Jamie_Dog_Trainer

    Jamie_Dog_Trainer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 8, 2008
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    That is funny, Wendy!! [​IMG] They do look a lot alike. And I would love a clumber, they are so cute!

    I took more updated pictures of my birds today. My green/yellow is about six months old and the white/blue is about 9-ish years old. I would still like more conformation of sex:

    Wasabi is the Green and Chi-chi is the white one....

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  9. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    I think the green looks like a male, the blue and white like a female. Leave it to me to have a different opinion. [​IMG]
     
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  10. Poultrybonkers

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    green is still female starting to get a brown cere blue ones still male recessive pieds don't get blue ceres
     

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