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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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Old 04-01-2015, 02:24 PM
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i know all of the general things that birds can't have (coffee, avocados, alcohol, etc.). but are there any beans or seeds that they can't have? i was thinking about buying a ban soup or 13 bean soup mix to sprout for them to see if they would like beans, but i want to know if there is any beans or seeds that would be unsafe. i have really been getting into sprouting again (for anyone who wants to know a fool proof way to sprout, click on the link below ) and so i thought sprouting beans would be fun!

also are their any fruits or veggies that are not recommended to feed them?


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Hi there, I believe that legumes are just fine for budgies. If you're buying a mix, you just want to make sure that it doesn't have any spices or additives in it (particularly onion and garlic!).

Thanks for the link on sprouting seeds!

In Spain, owners remember what birds can't eat because the words end in "ate" (chocolate, aguacate - avocado, etc.)
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Shelly budgies are not aloud to eat Chocolate dairy products, apple seeds I think all fruit seeds are not good. Not sure what else though...
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Hi, Shelly,

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Go online an type in plants that a parakeet can have it will give you a list.
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