DIY Tissue Fun

Game: Tissue Fun Submitted by: Kim A fun game to play with your tame budgie. What You’ll Need: Tissues You! Steps: Step 1: Take your (tame) budgie out of its cage to play with you. Step 2: Get some tissues. Step 3: On a surface your budgie can run around on, such as the couch, […]

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Eucalyptus Bark Chew

Submitted by: Andrew Author’s Note: I use the bark from eucalyptus trees to keep my birds entertained. What You’ll Need: Eucalyptus bark, I try to use bark that the tree has already shed, but sometimes I peel loose bark off the tree Oven Steps: Step 1: Gather pieces of Eucalyptus bark (use bark that is […]

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Natural Perches

Submitted by: Jack Kleinert This is a particularly easy way to make perches for your budgies. In most pet stores they sell stick perches that are made out of wood, and these can be very expensive. Below are the instructions for making these perches.What You’ll Need:StickDrill with drill bitsSander1 Screw and 2 washersScrewdriverSteps:Step 1: Get a […]

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Budgie CD

Submitted by: Jonathan Author’s Note: Make a CD of budgie recordings so your parakeets have some other chirping birdies to talk to. What You’ll Need: Blank CD Computer with CD writer and Internet connection Steps: Step 1: Download the budgie recordings available at The Budgie Place at https://www.budgieplace.com/sounds.html Step 2: Burn the recordings to a blank […]

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Preventing Seed Moths

A Budgie Place Original Seed moths (also known as flour moths) can sometimes be hiding in birdseed you buy from pet stores or feed stores. These moths are likely to leave the seed and get into your pantry. Take it from someone who has experienced this, even though the moths are relatively harmless, they are […]

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Chauncey’s Budgie Salad

Submitted by: Chauncey Author’s Note: This quick and easy salad will improve your bird’s health. Just follow the instruction below. What You’ll Need: Sharp knife Bowl Ingredients: Sliced pineapple Mango Head of lettuce Teaspoon of bird seed (your favorite kind) Steps: Step 1: First get out all supplies. Step 2: Dice the mango and the […]

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Soaked Seed Breeding Supplement

Submitted by: Dionne Rautenbach Author’s Note: In breeding season or just in general. Seed can be soaked for 24 hours to release enzymes that will enhance the budgies’ health. You can also let them sprout, which is even better. What You’ll Need: Dish to soak seed in Dark, warm place Ingredients: One tablespoon of seed […]

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Peanut Butter Cheerio Treat

Submitted by: Marlene Kennedy What You’ll Need: Piece of leather shoelace or string Ingredients: Cheerios or Honey Nut Cheerios Peanut butter Birdseed that is left in their food bowl Steps: Step 1: Tie a knot on one end of a leather shoelace. You can make it as long or short as you want. Step 2: […]

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Sprouted Budgie Salad

Submitted by: Mary Anne Buckles This is MY recipe. I was given a rather complex one by the man I bought my original budgies from but I find this one easier and the budgies love it. I mix it up once in a while with other things but this is the basic recipe. I find […]

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