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Recently I had given my two budgies some grated carrots and they loved it but they got orange carrot mush all over the feathers around their beak.

My budgies only bathe on their own occasionally, otherwise I spray them with a water bottle, but so far neither has been enough to get the carrot off.

I would prefer not to have to hold them and clean them because they are not tame so I just wanted to ask if this is unhealthy and can they get sick if the carrot stuck to their feathers doesn’t go away?

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No, they'll be just fine. If it bothers them they can easily scrape their beaks on a perch, my girl does that sometimes.

They're so cute with the orange all over everywhere I'm so glad your budgies like their carrots!
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Budgies can be messy little eaters, can't they!
It's great that Charlie and Angel are enjoying their healthy veggies.
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