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My remaining two budgies are eating their poop. They are nearly a year old and they started this behavior after the death of my third budgie. What can I do to stop them from doing this??? And what is the reason for such behavior???
 

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This is known as coprophagia, and although disgusting to us it is common in various animals . It can have various reasons one being nutritional and odd as it may seem sometimes done out of boredom, maybe since they started doing this after the death of your other bird it is some type of emotional thing. What does their normal diet consist of ?
 

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Fruit has a lot of sugar in it, try adding some leafy green veggies instead of fruit.
 

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I usually give them seeds and occasionally I give them fruits and I gave them the leaves of holy basil once in a week
 

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Hi there and welcome to the forums!

You've been given great advice and resources above by FaeryBee and Cody and I agree with them completely. Please be sure to read through all the links provided above as they're the best way to stay updated on the best of budgie care practices. Please be sure to ask if you have questions after doing so!

Best wishes for your budgies!

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