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  1. A

    Diet advice and homemade daily feed mix

    I recently took in a budgie from a family that didn’t want him anymore and was planning on abandoning him. I have been reading about budgie care needs. I see that pellets are strongly recommended but I live in a very remote part of my country and can’t afford to ship pellets here. The pet store...
  2. G

    Seed & Sprouts Help!

    Can sprouted seeds fully replace normal dry seed mix in my bird's daily diet? It seems to me to be perfectly fine; better and healthier even. But I'd still like other people's opinions and knowledge. Thanks so much!
  3. M

    Does washing seedmix with water safe for birds or not?

    HI, I wash my birds seedmix (canary, millet, niger, sunflower, oats etc) with water. Many people said that washing seedmix is good and many people says its harmful for birds. It grows molds and fungus. I am confused about this matter. Which one should I do?
  4. AussieBird

    Homemade seed mix for medium sized and picky bird?

    Can some one help me with info on making a seed mix for a medium sized bird? Quarter is currently on mainly seed mix, except he only eat 25-50% of the ingredients. I am in the process of getting pellets, but highly likely he’ll still have some seeds as apart of his diet. Ingredients he doesn’t...
  5. redrose27

    H E L P Im this close to lossing it I need better seed PLEASE

    My sister (bird) kony shes a parakeet/budgie she has gout, arthritus in one knee due to gout, a fatty tumor which has gone down but im not sure if its totally gone yet and shes 12 years old. I have been trying to get her into vegies like the vet said so far she eats carrots. I tried spinash and...
  6. A

    disinfecting seeds and toys in cage

    My cockatiel has fungal disease and I suspect that either the toys in his cage or his food (seeds) has infected him. How can I disinfect his food and toys?
  7. Coco123

    Pictures What kind of seed is this?

    Hello everyone, My canary recently learned to eat from my hand. She is specifically eating one kind of seed from the mix and I wish to know what it is. It is a small, round and black but it is bigger than puppy seed... Anyone have any ideas? Have a wonderful day xx
  8. budgiebeau

    Good Treats for Budgies?

    Hi all! I have recently been told that the bird food brand Kaytee has been linked to causing strokes in birds, I haven't really been able to find anything about it but I am still a little afraid of feeding her this brand, so I have recently switched to the Harrison's Feed brand for her main...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. SleepyTiel

    Feeding Schedule?

    Hi everyone! I have had my cockatiel, Delilah for about two months now and she is such a wonderful bird but still not hand tame and is on a full-seed diet. I want to eventually switch her over to pellets but as I am self-isolating for the foreseeable future, I am instead trying to get her to eat...
  12. M

    How much percentages seeds are used to ready seedmix.

    Hello I make seed mix for my budgie, cockatiel, lovebird.how much percentages i mix canary seeds ,millet, and other seeds? Thanks
  13. Kestrel

    Chop for tiels?

    Hello! I am new here. This is a food question but particularly pertaining to cockatiels so I think I am posting in the right place. Please forgive me though if I'm not! I just picked out a baby cockatiel who I am going to bring home in a couple more weeks when s/he is weaned. I have been...
  14. charlieboy

    Need help with Charlie's seed part of his diet!

    Hi guys! Charlie is running low on the homemade seed mix we got from the breeder (pictures above mixed with a bunch of colored pellets) which is pretty far away, so I decided to go to the pet shop and give commercial seed mixes a try. I tried my best to pick the healthiest they had, at least...
  15. A

    Budgie on seed-only diet, Please Help!

    My budgie is and has been on a seed only diet for 2 months now, I like my budgie and we get along she's adorable but we all know how dangerous it is when birds don't get the right diet, my budgie is from PetSmart so this is obviously expected, I've had her for 2 months and she's likely about 5-8...