In this day and age we all know how important it is to eat healthily, but many budgie owners give their budgies a poor diet through ignorance. Unfortunately, this means that many budgies die before their time, and their owners have to suffer a heart ache which could have been easily prevented.
Let’s take a look at some of the most common budgie diet mistakes, so you can avoid them and keep your bird healthy, so they have a long and happy life with you.
Mistake 1: All Seed Diet
It’s an easy mistake to make to think that all your budgie needs is seed. After all it’s sold in the pet shop as bird food, and everyone knows that birds eat seed. But feeding a budgie only on seed is like you or I eating only potatoes, or rice. That might been fine for the occasional meal, but you certainly don’t expect to get the nutrients you need from it.
The truth is that your budgie needs a balanced diet, just like you do, in order to stay healthy. Unless your budgie gets all the vitamins and minerals it needs, along with the proteins, fats, and carbohydrates, its body …