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Re: New budgie Owner! petssmart not to smart

Posted by Kitty.J on 9/09/06
(10) Comments

    On 9/09/06, BudgieBudgie wrote:
    > On 9/07/06, Kitty.J wrote:
    >> On 9/05/06, misty wrote:
    >>> On 9/04/06, BudgieBudgie wrote:
    >>>> On 9/04/06, Kitty.J wrote:
    >>>>> On 9/04/06, BudgieBudgie wrote:
    >>>>>> I am getting a new budgie and I was wondering if you had
    >>>>>> any tips. Help would be Appriciated!
    >>>>> What do you need to know?
    >>>> Just wondering what would be the best and most affordable
    >>>> food, what to look for in a bird at Petsmart, and if I should
    >>>> buy mirrors since i can only get one, etc. even though I have
    >>>> read alot of Parakeet books, they all have different opinions
    >>>> and don't state a specific brand of food to buy.
    >>>> Thank you for replying though!
    >>> if there is anyway around it please do not buy from lare
    >>> petstore changes such as petsmart , supermarket large known
    >>> names buy from a little mama papa store near you. the birds at
    >>> the large stores have been mistreated and there are just way to
    >>> many of them and get no interaction from the store clerks who
    >>> get paid pennys and have no knowledge of birds i have attached
    >>> proof to defend my words pls veiw !
    >> My budgies will eat a variety of food. They need fresh veggies and
    >> egg foods daily. Also some whole wheat bred isnt bad either.
    >> Finch seed mixed with canary seed usually does quite well. My
    >> budgies rather eat finch seed than the parakeet seed. Good luck!
    > Tank You! The petsmart Were i'm going has clean cages, and says
    > their vet assured. I really don't think I have any other choice but
    > togo to petsmart because that's the only petplace around here.

    But just so you know. If you birds isnt out a lot like my birds and
    doesnt get plunty of excersize stick with parakeet food because finch
    food has more fat than keet food and only birds who are out like 4-
    6hours a day should eat finch seed.