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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 05-28-2017, 05:41 AM
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Mal and Merc have finally decided perhaps vegetables are a tolerable thing to consume. They enjoy spinach (in moderation) and romaine lettuce (the green, leafy one that's not all water)

There's a definite trend of "green and leafy" to what they'll try, and I thought I'd see if anyone can suggest the next logical veggie/fruit to offer.

I have been giving them slices of cucumber as well. However, this only meets the "green" criteria. After three straight days of suspicion, they started liking it (because of the high water content I guess) but they're not savaging it with the joyful abandon reserved for the lettuce.

The end goal of all this is a varied diet for them which hopefully covers a lot of nutritional bases, so any help or ideas would be wonderful.
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Old 05-28-2017, 08:20 AM
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You could try kale, broccoli, and peas. I know of those kale is the o my "leafy" one but Niko has been hesitantly eating some broccoli and lots of budgies like peas
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I'd suggest trying the following as the "next steps"

Basil
Dill Weed
Cilantro
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My little one has decided that parsley is the best. Peas are fun too, but she mostly just plays with them
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