Indian Ringneck Parakeet


Indian ringneck parrots for sale are popular companion birds, thanks partly to their beautiful coloring, medium size, and social nature. These birds are highly intelligent and enjoy learning new Tricks. But they require an attentive caretaker who can spend time handling them every day to keep them tame and prevent them from becoming bored. If you’re interested in bringing home one of these birds, first learn about some of the fascinating traits, Indian ringneck parakeets possess.

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Indian Ringneck Parakeet

Keeping an Indian Ringneck parakeet as a pet is a great choice for individuals who seek a feathery companion that can mimic words, learn tricks, and repeat sounds. However, it should be kept in mind that these birds go through a crucial phase after weaning that can cause them to act aggressively. This phase is normal and helps the Indian Ringneck learn and grow. Even during this period, it’s crucial to maintain daily handling to ensure the bird remains tame. It’s essential to remember that birds, especially parakeets, can become territorial while in their cages. So, if your Indian Ringneck parakeet tries to bite you while you’re getting them out of their cage, it’s normal as they may see you as invading their privacy. It’s vital to handle your bird for at least an hour daily after weaning to ensure that they remain tame.

The Indian Ringneck parakeet is a popular pet choice, thanks to its charming personality and exceptional mimicking potential. These birds come in a range of color mutations and require lots of hands-on training, particularly when they’re young. With proper training and positive reinforcement, Indian Ringnecks can become excellent companions and beloved members of the family.

Although male and female Indian Ringneck parrots of the same color look somewhat similar. Mature males usually have a ring around their neck, which is a thin, black line extending from the underside of their beak to the back of their neck. Females may also have a ring, although it’s less distinct than the one found in males.

Indian Ringneck parrots can be bred in various colors, including white, yellow, bright blue, violet, cinnamon, and silver-gray. Green and gray colors belong to dominant genes, while blue and multi-colored variants belong to recessive genes. The albino Indian Ringneck parakeet does not have a distinctive black ring, and colors such as yellow, albino, and cinnamon are genetically sex-linked.

It’s recommended that you provide your Indian Ringneck parakeet with cage dimensions of at least 25 inches in length, 21 inches in width, and 29 inches in height, with ½” wire spacing. These birds can live up to 25 to 30 years in captivity but may have a shorter lifespan in the wild due to natural predators and disease. The clutch size for Indian Ringneck parakeets ranges from 3-6 white eggs, with an average of about five eggs. The incubation period is around 23 days, and these birds are excellent talkers.

In terms of feeding, Indian Ringneck parakeets prefer a parrot mix as their base, including seeds, weeds, and buds. You can also include pellets and fruits such as apple slices, celery, oranges, corn on the cob, romaine lettuce, kale, and pomegranate.

Breeding Indian Ringneck parakeets can be straightforward, but it requires commitment. It’s essential to start putting up breeding boxes by the end of December and to introduce new males to females with care to avoid aggression. Pair them up by October, so they have enough time to get to know each other, and they’ll start laying eggs at the end of February. Indian Ringneck parakeets may double clutch if you pull the babies out of the box after two weeks to hand feed them and give the pair time to prepare for a second clutch.

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3 to 5 months old, 6 to 9 months old, 1 year to 2 Years old


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