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Diet and Nutrition Discuss issues related to diet and learn about encouraging your budgie to a variety of healthy foods

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Elsa and Gilbert have both decided to try pellets! It took eight days for Gilbert to take a second glance, but then he tried one. And then a few. And then Elsa followed his lead. Finally, they're trusting that I'm not trying to poison them!

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Excellent news, must be a day of firsts for the budgies today !
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Excellent news, must be a day of firsts for the budgies today !
They still prefer their seed mix, but I'm looking forward to them going crazy for their pellets. If only they would try veggies...
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That is great, and eventually they will break through on the veggies too...
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Hopefully! So far, I've only offered celery leaves floated in their drinking water. Instead, they do everything in their power to not touch the leaves. I'll try to find something else budgie-friendly to offer them tomorrow.
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yay!!!:budgie


Mine refuse pellets. Little stinkers

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One of the first times I put the pellets in, Gilbert pooped in them! It was his way of saying, "Get this out of my food!"
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One of the first times I put the pellets in, Gilbert pooped in them! It was his way of saying, "Get this out of my food!"
My oliver poops in all the food bowls as well. drives me nuts lol
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Thankfully Elsa and Gilbert don't do it too often. Thought Elsa has taken to randomly laying in the seed dish, since it's the only one really big enough for her to lay in. She has laid in the pellet dish, but she has a difficult time getting out of it, since it has a seed guard.
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carrots were the first big hit as far as veggies go at my house. Still their fave!
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