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The effect providing space in excess of standards on the behaviour of budgerigars in aviaries

By Clive J. C. Phillips, Cameron Farrugia, Chun-han Lin, Karen Mancera, Bob Doneley

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Budgerigars housed in conventional cages have no opportunity for some normal behaviours, in particular flight, and develop stereotyped behaviours. Increasingly aviaries are used for groups of budgerigars but the minimum space requirement to support normal behaviour is not known. We compared the...

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  1. Animal welfare
  2. Aviaries
  3. Behavior and behavior mechanisms
  4. Birds
  5. Flight