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parakeet diet

  1. F

    Pictures Is my budgie ill? Need advice ASAP

    For some context, I've had this shy budgie for over 2 years now; she hasn't been very friendly towards me ever since her partner died last year but she does hop around the cage and chirp to other birds whenever she is outside. I haven't been able to feed her anything else besides store-bought...
  2. CGrillo

    Weight Health

    In my last thread in spoke about how luke was back to a healthy weight after his antibiotics caused him to not eat. Luke now seems to be making up for all the food he hasn’t eaten on his meds and seems to be stuck at 1.5 oz When they should weigh around 1.1-1.4 oz. He doesn’t seem to get much...
  3. redrose27

    Desperately need Advice on Parakeet Food

    Hi I'm new to the forum and I desperately need advice. My sister (parakeet) was recently sick and we took her to the vet and she got better but the vet said she has a low white blood cell count and a fatty tumor. The vet said we should look into switching her to smaller seed like canary or finch...
  4. CGrillo

    Food to help budgie gain weight

    Luke lost some weight by not eating his food on his second round of antibiotics (which It was put in the food and is a bitter tasting medication). He was pretending to eat so I didn’t realize he wasn’t eating until I could physically feel his keel bone when I went to pick him up. He is no...
  5. CGrillo

    What do your budgies eat?

    I’m curious to know what everyone here feeds their budgies day to day, weekly, etc. Can anyone recommend some seeds or foods they swear by? Right now I feed Luke Natural Select Parakeet Diet but trying to add some zupreem fruit blend pellets to his diet. Here and there he will get veggies but...
  6. Angela_2

    Losing feather :(

    Hello there, it's my first ever post in here so please if i post this issue in wrong place let me know^^* So. I got my first parrot, a young ringnecked parakeet but his feathers isn't in good condition, i have him for only month until now(still don't know if he's a male of female but i will talk...
  7. D

    Best seed mix!

    Hey everyone! Im ordering Harrison’s Pellets for my 2 keets, but I don’t want them completely on pellets. Though seed mixes can be fatty, I’m not sure my parakeets are going to have a clean easy switch to pellets so I was wondering what a healthy, no artificial flavors or colors seed mix i can...
  8. W

    Urgent Soft food or Pangea for sick budgie?

    Hello! If I post things in the future to look for some help, it might involve my 4 parakeets and green cheek conure. I have a question already, and I hope this is the right place to post this One of my budgies stopped eating yesterday (vet closed Sunday) and plan on taking him today except it...
  9. E

    Bird diet

    Hello everyone. I am sorry if this post is in the wrong place, I am new here. My parakeet Cookie has a fatty tumor, and it is recommended to be put on strict diet. I don't know what kind of diet I should give to Cookie, so can you help me if anyone has been in this situation? (What food precisely)
  10. Elyse

    Is It Bad That I Don’t Feed My Budgies Millet?

    I have two parakeets and I don’t feed them millet. I used to and they loved it. However, I read somewhere that it was unhealthy to feed them it too often so I slowed their intake until I stopped feeding it to them at all. Right now they eat pellets and fruits and vegetables everyday. They also...
  11. Pip and Gracie

    How to get bird to eat veggies and fruit?

    I always supply my bird with fruits and veggies but she never eats them, i always find them thrown to the bottom of her cage. How do i get her to eat them.
  12. Pip and Gracie

    Can parakeets eat papaya?

    I have some organic dried papaya can I feed some to my parakeet?
  13. S

    Fruits and veggies?

    Hi, Does anyone know any good fruits and veggies for a parakeet? I'm a bit nervous to give her anything that may be toxic. Thanks!