Top Ten Budgies Varieties
Budgies are one of the most beautiful bird species from parakeet family. Budgies origin is Australia. However, now they are present in almost all the continents of the world. Thanks to the birds’ fanciers who are breeding them as a pet in their houses or aviaries. In Australia, they live in a flock but in Asia, they can’t survive in wild as their favorite food and the appropriate environment is not available there.
Budgies are active adorable and good breeders in cages or colonies. Budgies journey once started with wild green budgies now got into a variety of colors and mutations. Again this happened because of bird’s fanciers who tried different pairings and cross-breeding techniques to produce something different. Now along wild budgies, there are pied, spangled, red eyes, TCB (Texas Clear Body), Fallow and Hagoromo budgies. Besides these, fanciers produced crested budgies and later on double round crested budgies and still the game is on. Let’s see which budgies are included in my list of Top Ten Budgies Varieties.
Why Budgies as a pet? Above mentioned budgies are beautiful parakeets and attract people to have them as pets. They are easily manageable and adorable birds. Keeping in view their huge demand in public, breeding budgies is a good idea to start a small-scale business. There are so many varieties of budgies but some mutations are the hot favorite amongst bird’s fanciers. Following are the top ten budgies varieties with current prices which are demanded birds and selling like hot cakes in birds market.
Wild green color spangled and pied budgies of black eye family are cheap and easy to maintain species. In Pakistan, these can be bought for Rs 600/700/pair. They are the good breeder and you can expect 4-7 chicks in one clutch which made them well profitable budgies.
Red Eyes budgies
Albinos and Lutinos are beautiful budgies having red or ruby color eyes. They are available in Pakistan India and other parts of the world. A pair of red-eye budgies cost you only Rs 1000-1200. They are the good breeder and you can expect 4-7 chicks in one clutch which made them well profitable budgies.
Double Round Crested budgies
They are black eye budgies having the crest on their head which made them beautiful. Like wild budgies, they are the good breeder and produce 4-7 chicks in one clutch. You can buy these prettiest birds for Rs 1800- 2000 only.
Fallows are beautiful budgies from the red-eye family having to mark on their body. Current prices of fallow are Rs 1500 – 2000/pair depending upon size and marking. Like wild budgies, they are the good breeder and produce 4-7 chicks in one clutch which made them well profitable budgies.
Red Eye Crested budgies
These are albinos and lotino budgies. They have a beautiful crest on their head which made them different from normal red eyes budgies. You can buy these prettiest birds for Rs 4000- 6000 only. These adoptable budgies selling like hot cakes and that’s why they are amongst top ten budgies varieties.
Helicopter or Hagoromo budgies originated from Japan are presently hot brand amongst bird’s fanciers. Selling like hot cakes and price for this mutation is Rs 15000 – 16000/pair. At present these are amongst top ten budgies varieties.
Hagoromo red eyes budgies
These are rare and expensive mutations and are amongst top ten budgies varieties. Price of a single pair ranges from Rs 140,000 to160,000. Like wild budgies, they are the good breeder and produce 4-7 chicks in one clutch which made them well profitable budgies.
King budgie These are good size birds having all the qualities of wild budgies. These are called King budgies here in Pakistan. Selling like hot cakes and price for this mutation is Rs 4000 – 5000/pair. At present these are amongst top ten budgies varieties.
Fallow Crested budgies
Crested Budgie Crested Fallow budgies are one of the rare mutations of budgies family. These beautiful elegant looking budgies (red eyes having patches on the body) having a beautiful crest on their head. Since they are expensive birds and you can buy a single pair for Rs 180000 – 200000. They are hot brand and are amongst top ten budgies varieties.
English Exhibition budgies
Exhibition budgie These are one of the rare mutations. These budgies are big in size as compare to other budgies. A few people in Pakistan are breeding this mutation because of their huge price tag. Therefore, if you manage it, English exhibition budgies are amongst top ten budgies varieties