gouldian finches will eat nothing but seed

I don't know if this is a problem or not, but my lady gouldian finches will eat nothing but seed.

Is it important that I increase the food range in their diet, or is just seed OK?


Gouldians are among the most stubborn birds when it comes to eating newly offered types of food. They can appear totally disinterested, but do not give up. Keep offering hard boiled egg and vegetables especially during breeding and molting. They will likely try chickweed before any other vegetables. I never had a Gouldian that would eat insects or fruit. Another idea is to put a couple of society finches in the Gouldians' cage. Societies make great teacher birds. Hope this helps, Jeanie



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