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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 03-30-2016, 08:19 AM
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I have been trying forever to get my budgies to eat some fresh foods, with little success. However, we bought kale for us for the first time, and have to say I'm not overly fond of it. I, of course, gave the birds a leaf to try. The boys tore it up! They liked it so much they were fighting over it, which really surprised me since they turn their little beaks up at almost everything I try to give them. My one girl, however, hid in the opposite corner of her cage for a couple hours until I just took it back out. Kale is a GIANT SCARY MONSTER! Apparently...

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I'm glad the rowdy boys found it fun and tasty, too! Maybe soon your girl will realise it's loads of fun as well

It's good to hear they've discovered something they enjoy!
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Tiffanie,
I have to agree with your girl
To me, Kale is a big green giant scary monster too!
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Deborah,

I agree too! I was not fond of the kale, so I'm glad the boys like it so I have something to do with it.
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Ha! My guy Albie will eat greens no problem, but blueberries are apparently HORRIFYING.
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Mah boys are acting like they forgot how to EAT greens! Meh...

They be all like "boring"
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hehe too cute!

I love kale for myself. I tried the big leaf for Pig and he was like your girl. however if I put it in his dish with his other yummies he loves it. weirdo.
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lol budgies can be picky at times lol.trying to get 1 to eat something new is a little hard at first .
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I went to the store the other day and bought more kale, since it's the first green thing I've gotten any of them to eat. I did think about the fact that maybe the one big leaf was too scary, so I ripped up part of a leaf and just put the pieces in her bowl. I thought maybe she would at least look at it then. She did. Then she proceeded to throw it all out of her bowl and ignore it.
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That is too funny! I haven't tried hanging veggies in their cages in quite a while, but they never seemed to like it that way. I think mommy spoiled them rotten cutting them up so small, lol. I've ruined them on big scary leaves!!!
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