Toy Safety

Wood Birds chew. Birds love to chew. Wood toys meet this desire. However, care must be taken to make sure that the wood doesn’t not get wet or dirty. Wet and soiled toys foster the growth of bacteria. Also, wood can splinter. A bird, Toby, loved to chew her wood toys. One splintered while she [...]

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Perches

By varying the types of perches that your bird uses you can cut down on foot-related problems that may occur. Ideally, by using different types of perches that vary in thickness, texture and hardness, we are mimicking what the bird would use in the wild. Most cages come equipped with 1 or 2 wooden dowels. [...]

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Cage Care

Bedding Materials Grating: Needs cleaning often, should not be used with birds that suffer from night fright due to possible injury. Keeps the bird from going down to play in the bedding material. May or may not work that way. Newspaper: No shiny color print due to toxicity. Cheap, easy to clean, can turn white [...]

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