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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 08-03-2015, 07:10 AM
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I got Alistair eating pellets!
Well, sort of.
He now has a veggie bowl, where i put his leaves an other 'non-seed' things. So I've added in some pellets over the top of the leaves.
It's worked!

I've already got his seed mix with a few pellets in, and so I wanted to see how far along he was with his pellet-phobia, as I called it. He picked up some of the pellets from my hand and didn't spit them back out.

Also something interesting, he takes leaves in preference to a millet spray now.

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Awesome...good job Amber....
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That is great news. In Australia the Wild budgerigar's don't eat pellets they eat grass seeds...I have a container of seed and in a separate container I have pellets and I let him choose what he wants to eat... My budgie doesn't have the fatty seeds.. I give him a good seed mix that I mix up myself a breeder told me about it....Indi loves his seed the best doesn't eat pellets very much....
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Yay that's great! I'm glad your budgie it starting to eat new healthy foods! Also, my budgies love eating leaves too (like lettuce)! Maybe even more than seeds
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That's great news You've done an awesome job!

Oh, and I'm glad he likes his greens, too
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Congratulations Amber (and Alistair)!
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