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How do I determine the gender of my parakeets?

About a month ago, I brought home a pair of parakeets and a pair of love birds. They seem to get along ( which was quite odd because according to the Internet the two species often fight) and don't cause any trouble. I know that the pair of love birds consists of a male and a female ( the male has a bright orange head and the female's head is more greenish) but I'm not sure about the gender of my parakeets. They are both at least 4 month of age because their heads aren't stripped . One of them has a blue-ish purple cere and the other has just a plain blue cere. I've done my research, and according to the Internet females are supposed to have a tan or brown cere ( which none of them do) but I did find that in some rare cases a female could have a light blue cere. They always feed each other and cuddle ( they even sometimes sing to each other) which I don't find possible if they were both males. If anyone could help me, I'd be so grateful . Thank you .

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When parakeets are very young they all have pink cere. When they are around 3-4 months old boys' cere start turning purple and when they are adults cere will be blue.
You can also tell by their behavior. Boys are very active and vocal, they are usually bobbing their heads. Girls are more quiet and bossy

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Thank you.
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You're welcome! I love parakeets :) I own one now
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'Boys are very active and vocal, they are usually bobbing their heads. Girls are more quiet and bossy' Sounds 'bout right.
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It is always been my understanding that the male parakeet has a blue cere and the the female parakeet has a purpleish cere.

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Dark and bright colors

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It's Real Easy to Tell the Difference Between Almost All Birds.
Like Most Males :.)
The Male in this Species is the One With Whom you can Put a Mirror In Front Of; & He'll Start Talking, Wise-ling, Chattering; "Making All Kinds Of Noise!" Looking & Playing with Himself; & or What Ever. In Other Words
YOU KNOW HE'S THERE!
Also another Dead Give Away
For Birds of a Feather; :.)
Is the Fact that the Male of this Species is the One With the Most Color!
The PARAKEET'S are Distinguished By the COLOR Above Their BEAK..
Males are BLUE!
Also 4 the Record; In Peking Ducks (The All White Ones)
"LOOK" 4 the CURL<-
Usually Located in the Center of Their Tail Feathers.

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the naughty one is male

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I'm not sure is this is true for parakeets but I know that for many animals the brighter ones with more color are male; so they attracts mate.

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Amazing that in the animal kingdom it is the MALE who has to compete for and woo the FEMALE. And, if that bird wants to "rule the roost" he must provide for the girl-bird with a fine nest, and provide for her needs.
These days, media focuses on "girls-gone-bad" posturing, money, and fornication. When a friend mentioned to me that a "train party" was a gathering of unsupervised children. The "train" is the line of girls who line up to, uh, "service" (for lack of a better word) a boy with oral sex.
It's been over wenty-five years since graduating high school for me, and what I know for sure is that a boy told me and my friends to line up for this, we'd STILL be lying on the floor, gasping for breath, as we uncontrollably laughed, pointed and mocked that kid. Every time I think of that, I laugh as I try to imagine that happening!
Congratulations to our culture. Objectifying girls and women has worked so well that girls are diving into that role at younger and younger ages. And, the payoff is so great for them that they will often destroy each other to get to their perceived "top of the heap". After all, their competition is not with girls. Just other tools. Tools are a means to an end. It's a great recipe for creating sociopathic kids.
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males are more colorful and they are like any other animal you might just have to move some feathers

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usually by how colorful theyare

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Im guessing its the color

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Well if the pancakes seem to be thick and fluffy then they are most likely boys. But if they are flat and floppy then they are most likely girls. But you can not always be sure because there are sometimes some gender confused pancakes! good luck!

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Sorry,I'm probably not educated enough to understand,but what are the "pancakes"?
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something about the beaks . if you go to a pet shop they can probably tell you

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Go to a vet.

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When the parakeets are babies, it's hard to tell right away.
They'll have the lines going across their faces from right above the tip of their beek/nose area to above the top part of their heads. the color of their beek/nose area when they're small is a light tan color. As they grow a lil older, the lines start to fade away starting from the tip of the nose area moving back . that's how you tell they're a little older then the color of the beek/nose area changes.This is how you can tell female from male. The female's color stay's like a tan color, light brown. The males color changes from a tan, light brown to a blue, dark blue or bluish/purple color. That's a male parakeet.
I learned this when I had gotten 2 parakeets.

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when a parakeet is young u cant tell but as it grows older the boys have dark beaks and the girls have light ones

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if the bird likes to hang out with males then its a girl but if it hangs out with girls its a male

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or listen to them carefully and listen is one of them purrs... my friend had a macaw and thought it was a male.... until it purred.... so listen carefully. I have a quaker..
lil bigger than a sun conure...

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Apparently if the patterns on the wings go >>>>> its female, when it goes up, ^^^^ it means that its a male. That's how i found out what mine were, the vet told me :).

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When they are babies you can not tell cuz the beaks of the birds will be pink but as they grow the males will get a blue beak and the females will stay pink .. your welcome :)

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Wait until they get old enough to lay eggs. When I was a kid my mom let us buy a parrot, of course being only eight at the time I named him Polly, only to find out a couple years later when she started laying eggs that Polly was actually a girl..

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beak color. if it has purple it is a girl. if it doesnt its a dude

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