Budgies can eat fruit, but only a few times a week. 20–25% of the daily diet should be fruits, vegetables, and greens. It is important to feed your budgie fresh fruits and vegetables. Give them a variety of fruits and vegetables to keep them happy and healthy. They need a high-quality seed mix for nutrition. But it should not be the only food. It is worth the effort to switch your budgie from a seed diet to a pellet diet.
Budgies can eat apples (avoiding the seeds), kiwis, melon, grapes, oranges, mangoes, lemon, bananas, berries, apricots, and pears. Budgies can also eat cantaloupe, pomegranate, papayas, jackfruit, dragon fruit, passion fruit, and guavas. Apples and pears have tiny seeds that budgies should not eat. Since they are high in Vitamin C, grapes and strawberries are good treats for budgies.
Budgies can have issues with some fruit seeds and pits. Budgies should not eat apples, pears, or stone fruits like cherries and apricots. Citrus fruits are acidic, but tangerines and other sweeter varieties are fine in moderation. Parakeets love plums because they are high in vitamin C and fiber. The pits are also toxic and will turn to cyanide in the digestive system.
Budgies must be fed properly. Fresh, varied food should be available daily. Daily pellet and seed feeding is recommended for budgies. He should eat fruits, vegetables, and soft foods every other day or every day. 90% of the daily diet should be fresh fruits, vegetables, and seed mixes. Dried fruit treats can be 1.5 to 2 grams.
As a budgie expert, I know a balanced diet is essential. My budgies love fresh fruits and vegetables every day. I give them a variety of fruits and vegetables to stay healthy. They like grapes, oranges, apples, and bananas. When I treat them with fruits, they are happier and more active. They enjoy my daily fresh fruit. Fruit seeds and pits can harm them, so I avoid feeding them. Your budgie needs a balanced diet to be healthy and happy.