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I've had my budgie Fido for about two weeks, my older sister has fancy rats and she had received a rat food gift (Hartz brand small animal diet) from a friend, she started to pick out dried corn from it and I'm wondering, can I feed it to my budgie?
He is 5 almost 6 months old if that matters for this
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Hi! :welcome: to Talk Budgies

It would be fine to give your budgie one or two of the dried corn kernels a week as a treat.
Corn is high in sugar content and there are better vegetable choices to offer your budgie.
Your budgie may like thawed frozen corn kernels better than the dried ones.

http://www.talkbudgies.com/articles-diet-nutrition/315033-healthy-diet-your-budgie.html

http://www.talkbudgies.com/articles...ttlebones-mineral-blocks-manu-clay-roses.html

http://www.talkbudgies.com/articles-diet-nutrition/309849-quality-seed-mix.html

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Hi Jace and :welcome: to the forums!

You've been given great advice regarding feeding corn :thumbup: There are lots of vegetables that your budgie can eat, as well! Veggies should be given daily as part of a healthy diet :thumbsup:

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