The Budgie bird is also known as budgerigars is one of the popular house pets in India after dogs and cats. Budgies are small, talkative, attractive, and affectionate birds, no wonder why they are so common in many homes. It is also very much easy and less expensive to keep budgies as pets.
If you are petting budgies for the first time, you may be wanting to know what to feed your budgies. So When it comes to their diet, budgies like eating different seeds, grains, fruits, and vegetables. There are also foods available in pellets form for budgies in the pet store. Let’s see some best food for budgies in India
1. Foxtail Millet
Foxtail Millet is one of the best food for budgies in India. Traditionally, It has been fed to birds especially budgies and parrots. Also, It seems to be one of the favourite food of budgies. Foxtail millet contains many good nutrients such as vitamins, calcium, proteins, and healthy fats which are extremely beneficial for your budgie’s health. Foxtail millet also has other names such as Thinai, Kangni, korralu in different languages. They are also less expensive, you can easily buy this foxtail millet at your local grocery stores, or also you can buy it online.
2. Sunflower Seeds
Sunflower seeds can be a healthy addition to your budgie’s diet. It contains an excellent daily dosage of Vitamins E, B1, and B6, Selenium, Copper, Folate, which are very essential for your budgies to keep fit and healthy. Needless to say, sunflowers seeds are loved by budgies. You can buy sunflower at local stores or also buy it online.
3. Boltz Mix Bird Food For Budgies
Budgies require to have a balanced diet that includes different seeds and grains for the benefit of their overall health. If you find it difficult to mix up a balanced diet for your budgies, There are many good commercial mixed bird foods such as Boltz available in the stores. It saves your time and money also meanwhile it ensures a balanced Nutrition to budgies.
Apart from the above recommendations of the best budgies food in India, You can also feed your budgies with fruits such as apples, grapes, bananas, pears, kiwi, etc.., vegetables such as carrot, corn, cabbage, peas, cauliflower, etc., egg whites, and nuts such as walnuts, almonds, and cashews, etc.