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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 11-22-2015, 03:26 PM
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Okay, just a quick question: Can budgies eat turnip root and does it need to be cooked? I checked google about feeding turnips, but the results are just about the greens. Thanks .

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Turnips are safe for budgies and they do not need to be cooked.

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Okay, thanks Deborah . My kids' diet has a lot more variety in it now (5+ different fruits and veggies a day), but I still need to keep things different, you know? I've discovered that root vegetables are awesome since they keep so long, unlike greens. Obviously I give them greens, too.

I've fed the kids apple, lettuce, parsley, kale, green pepper, sweet potato, broccoli, tomato, carrot, dandelion, chickweed, celery, cranberries, cucumber, collard greens, and radish over the past two weeks, along with sprouts and healthy baked treats. I'll definitely be offering them turnip tomorrow .
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I'm impressed, Robyn -- you must have the healthiest budgies I know!
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Well, maybe not the healthiest . I have to question how much of this fresh produce they're getting into their tummies. Rumi's been shredding absolutely everything I've been putting in the double flight cage, so I've been having to put veggies all over in the place . Ziggy's good about eating his veggies, and he's been getting Alice to eat more variety. The two lovers are still separated from the others because someone's a little idiot.

I will admit I've been bad lately. I haven't been feeding them until 2! I know, I hate myself, too. I mean, they still have dry seed in there from bedtime, but still. Oh, I got my Christmas order from Things for Wings, and I've already brok down and given them their stuff >_<. For Christmas, I'm asking for seeds from SproutPeople and gift certificates for Avian Stainless and I Got A Woody Bird Toys .
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