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Old 02-13-2017, 01:42 PM
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My budgie layed a few eggs and 1 of them hatched and now the mother is starting to eat its own poop even though i have given her cuttlebone and i put vitamin and mineral drops inside her food. Please can you tell me what to do

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Welcome to the forums!

There is no cause for concern, budgie mothers can at times eat their chick's poop. From what I have experienced with mine, this is something that happens very sporadically. You will also be cleaning the nest box (and removing the poop) whenever it's required.

Is this your first time breeding your budgies?

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aluz has offered you excellent advice.
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Hi there and to the forums!

It's great to have you with us

I look forward to meeting your budgies and their chicks, when you get a chance!

Be sure to read through the links posted on your other thread to ensure you're up to date on the very best of budgie care! If you have any questions after reading through anything, be sure to ask as we'd love to help

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