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Old 08-27-2016, 09:33 AM
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Here is a bird feeder I found that might work for my cage. It will attach to a part of the cage that doesn't have an opening and you refill food from the outside. I know it is expensive, but I'm thinking it might be perfect in my situation.

I would greatly appreciate your thoughts on whether it might work or not (for budgies) and which size I should get? The small holds 3/4 cup (4 oz) of food and the "pet" holds 2 cups of food. It works with seed and pellets.

Thank you for your input!

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It looks like a great idea for use with pellets.

I wouldn't use it for seed simply because I ration the bird's seed each day, having them "forage" for it so the feeder wouldn't be practical for that.

I am now considering getting a couple myself.

Zerk Bird Feeder

The one you've found appears to me to be a much better construction than either of the ones I've seen in the past
(shown below simply for comparison). To me, they don't measure up in the least.

Seed Corral No Mess Feeder | PetSolutions

Awesome Parrot Cafe Seed Corral | PetSolutions
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Still working on getting my birds to eat pellets, but this looks great! If you do get it be sure to update us on how well it works.
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That looks great, silly question would it work with seed?
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That looks great, silly question would it work with seed?
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Yes, it will work with seed.
The only problem I see in using it with seed is that a budgie should only have 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons of seed per day.
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Wow! I've tried the seed corral, which Faerybee links above, and found it clumsy to use. This one looks very functional. Let us know how you like it, ok?
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That's a great looking feeder! I agree that it would be perfect for pellets, and besides that, would prevent them from getting stale quickly Let us know how you like it!
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