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: Stick Drill with drill bits Sander 1 Screw […]

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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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Egg Treat

Submitted by: Tammy Wasson Author’s Note: This is a great healthy and full of calcium treat to serve your budgies, you’ll also love to watch them. What You’ll Need: Boiling pot of water (for hard boiling eggs) Grater or kitchen knife A treat cup Ingredients: 2 Eggs 1 Carrot Broccoli Seed Steps: Step 1: Put […]

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Apple Cake

Submitted by: Ana Author’s Note: The apple cake is a healthy bird-friendly cake and it doesn’t take too long to make! What You’ll Need: Kitchen knife Clean plate Ingredients: Apple Lettuce Carrot Peanut butter Apple Flax or millet seed Steps: Step 1: Skin apple and cut out the middle (seeds are poisonous), but don’t cut […]

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