In Australia, in their homeland, budgies feed on the seeds of grasses and cereals. To taste them, and young branches and buds of trees and shrubs, some fruit and berries and even small insects. But the main food for parrots – grain mixture: the different varieties of millet, oats and Canary seed.
In the grain mixture you can add flax seeds, sesame seeds, grass seeds, hemp seed and sunflower seeds (small seeds only and only raw. Roasted seeds can be deadly!).
The norm of food for the average parrot to two teaspoons a day. It is not necessary to give the pet additional mixtures too often. Do not forget that the main dish for parrot – it's all the same millet.
Psyllium seed and dandelion prepare in the summer for future use. They should be stored in canvas bags. Buying ready-made food, pay attention to packaging. It is desirable that it was transparent plastic. Food in a cardboard box may become wet during transport that causes dangerous mold.
Wavy parrots willingly eat additional food: eggs, hard-boiled, cottage cheese and soaked in milk white bread. Teach Chicks to eat porridge made with water, crushed rice with millet. Porridge should be crumbly and not salty.
A fresh egg contains proteins, fats, calcium and vitamins is a wonderful nutritious food. Cook the egg for not more than 7 minutes. Then finely crumble it and mix with semolina or breadcrumbs. It is not necessary to give too much - 4-5 g eggs for a parrot is quite enough.
Unlimited you can give green forage is rich in vitamins and minerals. Often offer Pets apples, lettuce, cabbage and dandelion leaves in the summer. Vegetables wavy parrots are allowed to eat pumpkins, melons, zucchini, watermelons, tomatoes, cucumbers, beets, fresh peas, spinach and sweet peppers. Vegetables must be fresh and preferably home beds, because the vegetables from the market can contain dangerous nitrates.
Females in the fledging period offer sprouted grains of oats, wheat, barley and rye. Rinse seeds, cover them with warm water and leave it on all day. After about a day they hatch". Swollen seeds wash with water, lest they dry out.
The birds must be trough with the special sand for budgies. The sand involved in the processes of digestion, as a result, food is easier cleaved by enzymes.
Budgies are willing to sharpen their claws and beaks on the fresh twigs of trees and shrubs. Branches need to tear far from roads and industrial sites. Previously they had to soak for several hours in cold water, then scalded with boiling water to destroy possible parasites. Remember that it is forbidden to give the parrots branches of pine trees.
The diet should vary according to season and period of life birds. Never feed your pet parsley is a real poison for budgies! Don't feed your pet food from your table – human food can lead to metabolic disorders.
Wet mix, use immediately after preparation. The fact that a pet is not eaten must be discarded. Soured food often causes digestive disorders in budgies.