Parakeets should always have a fresh supply of food. A Parakeet usually only eat from the top layer of food. Therefore, If his food is a blend with seed hulls, it is very important that the hulls be cleaned out everyday. Otherwise, it can look like he has a full food bowl, when in fact, he has only empty hulls. Unfortunately, there have been cases in which feathered friends has died because they did not have an adequate food supply.