Tips on Teaching Your Pet to Speak
- Buy your parakeet when it is very young.
- Buy one bird. …
- Encourage bonding right away by offering a hand and then a shoulder to sit upon.
- Repeat phrases consistently.
- Do not use a recording unless your purpose is only to hear them speak and not to teach them how to communicate.
Is it hard to teach a parakeet to talk?
Getting your parakeet talking can take a long time, from several weeks to two months and more. Some budgies can learn a new word in a matter of six months, but once they do, teaching them others is easier.
How long does a lineolated parakeet live?
Their average lifespan is about 10 years, but individual birds have been known to live up to 15 years. They are talented mimics of human speech. One of the most recognizable and entertaining characteristics of barred parakeets is that they enjoy bathing and being misted with water.