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Old 01-06-2017, 09:38 PM
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I give my 12 week old budgie 4 choices of food every day, fruit. veg, seed and other stuff like oats, coconut, nuts etc. Am I confusing him by trying to get him used to too many different foods quickly?

I am new to this. I collected him 4 weeks ago and he is free to leave the cage at will. Should I worry about him getting hurt or eating anything that will harm him?
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Hi Yasmin and to the forums!

It's never too early to start introducing variety to your budgie. It sounds like you've got a good selection for him. Be sure not to give him fruit too often; the high sugar content isn't healthy in large amounts.

As mentioned above, the very best information with regards to diet can be found in the many resources here on the forums. Be sure to read through the articles and "stickies" (threads "stuck" to the top of each subforum for easy refrerence), especially those pertaining to Budgie Diet and Nutrition as well as ones regarding safety and health

You should never leave your budgie out of his cage unsupervised; there is always potential for injury or accidental ingestion of foreign matter.

If you have any questions after reading though the forums, be sure to ask as we'd love to help!

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