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I recently got two budgies Male and female with 1 egg, it’s been 2 days and female is not sitting on egg and she looks as though she will lay again

I really need more information to be able to help here. Female budgies don’t tend to incubate their eggs until they’ve passed the whole clutch  – so if this is a fresh egg passed she may be able to pass more, and then will incubate them after the whole clutch is passed.
It is a problem if she’s been incubating that egg… and now she’s not. If she is inexperienced she may not know exactly what she’s doing.
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Dr Claire

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