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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 07-31-2015, 04:14 PM
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Hi all

Well Echo the Tiel will eat anything I put in his cage, right now he is munching of basil and a seedless cucumber.

The other 2 will not touch the fresh stuff, they are more then happy to munch of dehydrated veggies and herbs but refuse fresh, silly little birdies.

Should I give up on fresh as even dry they have all the nutrients or keep trying?

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Old 07-31-2015, 04:48 PM
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Keep trying, I bet once they see Echo eating the fresh greens, they will also get curious and start to eat the veggies.
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Old 07-31-2015, 06:18 PM
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Keep trying.
The first vegetable my guys tried (and loved) was sweet corn kernels sprinkled with a teeny bit of garlic powder (NOT salt).
Budgies seem to love "spicy" tastes.
My guys adore fresh basil, cilantro and chickweed.
They also like zucchini and red pepper.
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Thanks guys, I will keep trying.

However until they start to eat them sneaky human will keep giving them dehydrated fruits and veggies heheheh
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Thanks guys, I will keep trying.

However until they start to eat them sneaky human will keep giving them dehydrated fruits and veggies heheheh
A wonderfully devious plan!!
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I agree as well

Sounds like a very good plan!

Deborah, now, that is very naughty!
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