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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 08-19-2016, 04:04 PM
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Being me, unable to keep anything small and alive, well, alive, I was very surprised and delighted that I was able to sprout a little bit of quinoa for my boys! Yahoo! (jumps for joy)If you are like me and accidently kill all your growing things ALL the time, then do not lose heart! It is possible to sprout!

Now the question is how to get the budgies to eat it...

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Old 08-19-2016, 04:37 PM
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Congrats on your sprouting success!
I hope Mexico and Ice are curious to the point of trying out the fresh food you prepared for them!
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Old 08-19-2016, 04:43 PM
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congrats on being a very successful sprouter now methinks you will have to show the budgies that its yummy by eating a little of it in front of them everyday..
it may take a while but they will eventually get the idea and eat it too
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Guess what! They are already eating it! Mexico particularly loves it; he will eat some, then goes on a "sugar rush" by squawking and fluttering around. Ice likes it too. I'm so happy, all I had to do was put it in their favourite toy and they tried it right away!
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You have inspired me to try again x
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Old 08-19-2016, 07:26 PM
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That's great Sharon! I'm glad you are going to give it another attempt!
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That's awesome, Tia! It must be a great feeling to know your boys are eating some healthy quinoa sprouts
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Old 08-19-2016, 07:29 PM
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That's awesome, Tia! It must be a great feeling to know your boys are eating some healthy quinoa sprouts
It certainly is! I didn't think it would be so easy either!
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Great job, Tia! Even better since Mexico and Ice are already enjoying their new healthy snack.
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Awesome news! I'm glad the boys are liking their new addition to the menu .
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