Melons are technically a berry, and berries are good for budgies, so it follows that melons would be safe for budgies. There are some caveats, though. Melon is healthy for […]
Food And Drink
Why Is My Budgie Drinking So Much Water?
Budgies need water like any other living creature, but some birds drink too much. A budgie drinking to excess is known as polydipsia. There are many explanations for excessive thirst […]
Can Budgies Eat Too Much Millet?
Budgies go crazy for millet, so it’s a staple of many commercial seed mixes. Even fussy eaters indulge in this tasty treat. Millet is flavorful with a crunchy texture and […]
How Do Budgies Feed Their Young?
Feeding a clutch of baby chicks is one of the many ways adult budgies care for their young. Feeding time is an important part of the rearing process that solidifies […]
Can Budgies Eat Corn on The Cob?
Corn on the cob is arguably the simplest form of the vegetable, consisting of an ear of maize. The cob is the hard, inedible center of the corn ear. Budgies […]
Why Do Budgies Need Cuttlebone?
Budgies need plenty of space, places to perch and climb, toys to provide entertainment, and cuttlebone to keep them healthy. Cuttlebone is the internal shell of the cuttlefish, an aquatic […]
What Cereals Can Budgies Eat?
Breakfast is the day’s most important meal, and cereal is the cornerstone of breakfast in many homes. As budgies express interest in what humans eat, you may wonder if you […]
Is Lettuce Healthy for Budgies?
Lettuce is a staple of many human diets, so it stands to reason that many of us look to serve it to budgies. Birds are omnivorous animals that consume leafy […]
How To Give Budgies Calcium
Of the nutrients a budgie needs, calcium is perhaps the most difficult for owners to optimally provide. Too much calcium is just as harmful as too little calcium (hypercalcemia). Budgies […]