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DIY Bird Toys - What Materials Are Safe?

Postby Georginia » Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:21 pm

After spotting a bird toy at Walmart earlier today that is supposedly toxic and unsafe for parrots, I've been considering making my own bird toys. Recently I stopped by PetSmart and bought a lot of toys for my Budgies, but after seeing the same dangerous toy I mentioned above there as well, I think I'm going to toss my recently bought toys out as well. Anyways, I found a website that has a variety of bird toy parts available, and they all look safe to me, but I'm no bird toy expert, so I was just wondering if anyone has had any bad experiences with the parts sold here: http:

Or does it look unsafe?
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Re: DIY Bird Toys - What Materials Are Safe?

Postby Pajarita » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:40 am

In my personal experience, there is nothing a budgie likes more than a nice kabob to chew on. They absolutely adore dry yucca! It's inexpensive and all you have to do is hang it from the top of the cage. In case you don't know what I'm talking about, this is it: (I am going to be getting the Ole this Saturday for my budgies).
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