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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 07-16-2015, 11:35 AM
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Default Buddy is finally eating fruits and veggied, had to get sneaky :)

Hello all

So my little Buddy is finally getting some good food but I had to get sneaky, he would not touch anything raw, so I decided to put them in my dehydrator let them dry, crumble them up and put it in a separate cup in his cage.

He is a curious little thing and after about a day and a half he perched on the cup to see what was inside, took a bite and decided he loved it lol

As they are dehydrated he is not getting water from them but I do see him drink so we are ok there.

1 point to a sneaky human lol

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Old 07-16-2015, 12:39 PM
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Mine are also very choosy its very hard to get them to a balance diet
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Old 07-16-2015, 03:35 PM
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Great job, Barry!

It's great that Buddy is getting his vegetables!

Maybe once he becomes accustomed to the taste of the dehydrated vegetables, you can try introducing raw vegetables again.
He might even decide they are good too!
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Old 07-16-2015, 03:58 PM
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That is awesome Barry, and accomplished in a pretty quick time frame...
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There are few things more awesome than seeing a ornery little stinker of a budgie finally give in and eat something good for them, and then not only that but to actually decide they like it! Nicely done Barry!
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There are few things more awesome than seeing a ornery little stinker of a budgie finally give in and eat something good for them, and then not only that but to actually decide they like it! Nicely done Barry!
LOL he is a lil stinker but he is my lil stinker, and if I have to be sneaky to get him to eat healthy so be it

Going to be 2 weeks tomorrow I had him and his latest thing is when I talk on the phone to look at me and all of a sudden go nuts, chirping and chattering away as if to say, Hey I want to be part of this call too lol

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YEP Barry you have caught that rotten disease so many of us here have succumbed to I'm afraid Addicted to Budgies.
We are the lucky ones, so don't tell anyone else about the joy they bring LOL
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That's awesome, Barry! Congratulations on tricking the little devil

I have to say, Mallorn hates it when I talk on the phone. She actually flies out of her cage and screams in my unoccupied ear (the ACK ACK scream of a budgie) until I acknowledge her Budgies are such silly birds!
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It's so exciting to see them first eat a new food that you've been trying to get them to eat. Mink started on vegetables the other day, but I know it's because she was weaned onto veggies originally. She still remembered them when I finally bought the same exact broccoli slaw, cut the same way lol. So, not exactly converted since she was half there already. It's more exciting in your case!
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