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Question What veggies should my budgies eat?

a few days ago I saw my budgies eat their poop. So then I researched what it meant and it said they do not have vitamins and minerals in their diet. So then I researched what foods give them vitamins and minerals and there were many but one the list was carrots. But I already give them carrots. So my first question is any other reasons why my budgies ate their poop?

So and another thing that a saw was cauliflower and broccoli I have those veggies at home, great! So a question is are these veggies safe and healthy for my budgies? Should they be eaten raw or cooked by budgies? How should they be served like cut up small or some other way? And any other recommendations for safe and healthy snacks for them?

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Serving Vegetables and Fruit

Additionally it's a good idea to convert your birds onto pellets vs dry seed. This ensures they get all the nutrients they need.
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We have a great amount of useful resources here, as Talk Budgies is primarily an educational forum.

We ask that all members read all the Stickies in each forum section. You’ll find useful information, as well as answers to many questions. If you’ve searched and can’t find the answer you’re looking for, or have more detailed questions, then do ask.

Please take a look in our Diet and Nutrition sub-section, under the category of Your Budgie’s Health .
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Truly, the very BEST advice anyone can offer you is to take the time to read ALL of the stickies throughout the various Talk Budgie forums as well as the Budgie Articles we have posted.

These are great resources for Talk Budgie members and have a wealth of reliable information which will assist you to learn the best practices in caring for your budgies for their optimal health and well-being.

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