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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 12-04-2016, 03:37 PM
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I have been struggling with ways to give Greyjoy & Toki carrots. I have tried skewering them, slicing them thinly and clipping them to their cage, dicing and mixing with food, with not much success....Today I just shoved them thru the cage bars as a last resort and they went nuts, haven't stopped munching!!! So here we have a pair of rare orange-breasted budgies sharing some carrots.



Sneaky Greyjoy doing his upside down snacking while Toki lurks in her cage



I think in the future I'll just keep it simple with how I present fruits & veggies. I'm really pleased with their willingness to try new foods.

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Congratulations on the carrot success!
That's how mine eat them too, my Luigi even uses the carrot as a perch and munches away in that fashion.
And besides the carrot face, he will also have orange feet and toenails.
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That's great.

I've struggled with giving my lot carrots as well. I might have to try this approach. Well done guys!
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Thanks folks! They destroyed those carrots. Wish I could have gotten a pic of the orange chests. I had almost given up on carrots but that was all we had right now so I figured I'd try again. I look forward to trying other stuff with them, maybe broccoli next.
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That's great! I'm glad they're enjoying their veggies
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It's always best to keep trying as like you, eventually you will succeed!
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