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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 05-12-2016, 04:31 PM
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Default Best age to start a pellet diet?

My budgie Eros will be 3 months old next week. He is doing great on his seed and veggie mash diet but I see everyone talking about a pellet based diet and limiting seed (2 tsp a day), what is a good age to try to make this switch? I don't want to mess up my baby bird's delicate system or anything. I also don't want an unhealthy, overweight bird.

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Old 05-12-2016, 07:51 PM
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You can start right now, Shelly.
Pellets are fine for young budgies.

My English budgies were weaned by the breeder onto pellets in conjunction with quality seeds, vegetables and egg food.
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Great, thank you. I'll pick some up and try some of the tricks to see if I can get him to eat them.
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Greetings and cool.hopefully your budgie will like eating pellets.I never tried them,so I'm sorta new to the pellet feed.blessings and keep us posted.
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Best of luck with getting little Eros to try some pellets! I hope he takes to them
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