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Old 11-09-2010, 09:14 PM
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Yes I suppose they like fruit and seeds, but is there something special that budgies like to eat? I'm on good terms with my next door neighbors and the mom mentioned they have a budgie. (oops can't edit the title, it's not a parrot, it's a budgie). I'm thinking of putting together a Christmas gift basket including treats for everyone in the family, plus the bird.

Old 11-09-2010, 09:22 PM
Location: Toronto
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They also like green vegetables in addition to fruit and seeds. Some birds are pickier than others about which things they'll eat though.
Old 11-10-2010, 07:42 PM
Location: North Western NJ
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for a budgie id say small chopped fruits (dehydrated granny smith apples are usually a fave with all parakeet species) millet spray, broccoli and cauliflower also are great helthy treats.

budgies can eat pretty much anyhting HEALTHY we can eat, dark and vivid colored fruits and veggies, grains and pellets.

a nice gift basket addition for a budgie would be mabe a natural branch or rope perch (manzanita, java wood, grape vine for woods) mabe a cool puzzle toy, some diced dried/dehydrated fruits or a bag of millet spray
small cat toys are also a favorite of many, those plastic balls with little bells in, those paper chinese fingertraps or anythign shredable are faves of keets.

because birds can be incredibly picky about food stuffs it might be fun to get him a toy rather tha a food treat
Old 11-10-2010, 09:06 PM
Location: Columbia, California
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or a cuttlefish bone
Old 11-10-2010, 11:57 PM
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closed as OP has some answers and this is too similar to threads he posted in both Cats and Dogs.
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