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Old 11-13-2016, 12:59 AM
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My budgies top favorite healthy foods are broccoli, carrots, and apples. What are your budgie's favorite foods? Just wondering overall what a budgie's favorite healthy food is.

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Old 11-13-2016, 07:28 AM
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My guys love pretty much anything that isn't nailed down. I'm blessed with really good eaters.

They really go NUTS over greens though. Kale, spinach, chickweed, dandelion greens, romaine. Like, I barely get it into the cage and they attack it.

Broccoli is another fav. Dandelions too. I am sure Pig is missing his "Dandys" since we're in the dead of winter here.
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Dill
Basil
Rosemary
Cilanto
Spinach
Romaine Lettuce
Squash
Corn
Red Peppers
Chickweed
Kelp

Also, they love knotgrass and dried herb salad
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My girl loves romaine lettuce, parsley, and raw almonds She's also a huge lover of pear, but she only gets it once in a while because it's sweet
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My guys love broccoli, yam, carrot, banana, fresh picked grass with the seed heads ,thyme , basil , sprouts.
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My budgies love most of the greens (minus bok choy for some reason) and carrots. They chow down on carrots. Carrots are the only non-green they will eat besides eggs.

Their favorite greens are:
cilantro
parsley
thyme
spinach
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Mine will mostly go crazy for carrots and spinach.
For fruit their top 3 favourites are apple, tangerine and watermelon.
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The budgies all time favorite food is Harrison's pellets . They will run to it and literally dive right in. They'll eat some fresh, but like many children, it's not their first choice. Harrison's counts as a "healthy food" although I know you meant what 'fresh healthy foods' . My parrot Raven is the same way, he'll get so excited over Harrison's that he'll sometimes trip over his feet running to the bowl .
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More of their favorites that I forgot: Cooked squash, cooked Quinoa, cooked sweet potatoes, cooked brown rice, soaked or sprouted seeds, raspberries.
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Mexico and Ice like carrots, apples, and banana when they're in the mood.
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