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Mung beansOnce they are used to eating sprouted mung beans (Vigna radiata), many small pet bird species such as budgies like them as part of their seed mixture. Dry mung beans that are unsprouted are fairly hard to eat for small birds and therefore they don't like dry mung beans. But if you make sprouts from mung beans, you get will get a very healthy food that is highly appreciated by many bird species. You can also wait until tiny plants grow from the sprouts. The fresh green from the mung beans is also edible for pet birds.

Please note: Mung beans are rich of proteins and therefore enhance the breeding mood. If you don't want your birds to get into the mood for breeding you should not regularly feed them on mung beans and other protein-rich food.














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