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Re: What glues are OK to use around birds?

Postby janggeungulk » Mon May 26, 2014 1:44 am

There will be a wonderful solutions to you. That is Cyanoacrylate adhesive glue, it is skin friendly. So try this type of glues.
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Re: What glues are OK to use around birds?

Postby Harpmaker » Tue May 27, 2014 3:26 pm

janggeungulk wrote:There will be a wonderful solutions to you. That is Cyanoacrylate adhesive glue, it is skin friendly. So try this type of glues.


Cyanoacrylates are superglues, but they give off acetone, which I wouldn't want for any bird. Not sure what's left after they dry, though.

The "skin friendly" versions (2-octyl cyanoacrylate) degrades more slowly than the older versions, so it remains below the skin toxicity level in humans. It's not non-toxic, it's just less toxic.

Wood workers still use horsehoof glue and fish glue, You can buy either in wood working catalogs, or make your own from hoof trimmings, beef bones, etc. The hooves of healthy horses need trimming, so they don't have to die to contribute to the glue factory.
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Re: What glues are OK to use around birds?

Postby sillywillybirdy » Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:57 pm

Are gluesticks okay for birds?
without birds, my life would be sad.
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Re: What glues are OK to use around birds?

Postby Wolf » Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:56 am

May I ask about what it is that you are wanting to glue together before wading into the glue question proper?
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Re: What glues are OK to use around birds?

Postby Pajarita » Tue Oct 18, 2016 11:45 am

I don't think ANY glue is 100% safe with birds - unless we are talking about paste which is not really a very good glue...
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