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  1. Jyo crow

    Safe play garden idea?

    Hi, I want to make a mini indoor garden for my birds! I would use a wide, shallow pot and it would have plants and a bowel of water in the middle, so the birds would be free to splash, forage, and poop. Of course, I have concerns about safety. Dirt - I would get dirt from my garden and rinse...
  2. ZY28

    Are all species of letuce safe for parrots?

    Hi there, So I just grew some lettuce in my garden from seeds I bought from the grocery store. It was a lettuce seed mix with a variety of lettuce. I was wondering if it would be safe to feed it to my bird? Thanks!
  3. ZY28

    Dried red dates (jujubes) and chili safe???

    Hello! I am going to make chop for my bird tomorrow and I was wondering if dried red dates and chili are safe to add to the chop? If yes and I add them raw and dried or do I have to soak/ cook them? I'll attach a pic of both products! Thank you guys!
  4. Haydenb

    Grapes safe for birds?

    Hi, I keep hearing a lot of conflicting info on wether grapes are safe for birds. Is it completely safe, safe if the seeds and/or skin is removed or completely unsafe? I have a green cheek conure in case breed is a determining factor
  5. ZY28

    Kirkland unsalted nut mix safe?

    Hello, How you're well! I have been snacking on a nut mix I got at Costco and I wonder if it would be okay to share with my bird... It is Kirkland unsalted nut mix. They are cooked. The ingredients are: cashew, almonds, Brazil nuts, pecans, macadamia nuts, peanut oil. Thank you!
  6. conureluv

    Painting in other rooms?

    We are using latex paint in my younger sister’s room down the hallway, should I move my bird down to the basement? My parents think not because my vet said it would be fine..I just want to keep my baby safe.
  7. P

    Company gave no answer. Anyone know if this toaster is safe?

    My partner has a Breville Mini Smart toaster oven (BOV450XL) that looks like it is not coated with anything dangerous. He’s had it for at least 5 years so if there was something there hopefully it got burned off by now sent Breville an email inquiry just in case and they gave me this super...
  8. P

    How to Move birds safely to new home

    My move for my 5 tiels is coming very soon! I am wondering if you guys have any general tips on making the move smooth and safe? The temperature outside will be around 5 degrees C, give or take. Are there any indoor car fumes that are dangerous, or is having them in any car air safe? I will...
  9. P

    Safe VOC level in air?

    Hi there! I’ve been trying to dig up info on this to no avail. I am moving my 5 cockatiels from my parents house to my new home soon, and got an Airthings Wave Plus to scan for VOC levels in the air as a little alert system to know when to ventilate etc. What is the safe range for birds? So...
  10. ZY28

    Is the remaining sawdust and dead insect in perches after baking harmful?

    So, I just went out a pickup some mapple branches to make natural perches. I had to get the bark of since some mapple's bark is toxic to birds. By doing so, I saw some tunnels filled with sawdust. I saw on line that by washing, soaking and then baking the branches will kill anything alive and...
  11. Summzz

    Silly Question, Can parrots have Black Sesame Seeds?

    I just bought a jar of black sesame seeds for cooking and wasn't sure if my conures could have some. I know regular sesame seeds are safe but I wanted to double-check that black ones are too (even though the hull is just left on). Finding mixed answers so I wasn't sure. They are also roasted if...
  12. ZY28

    Are cardboard safe?

    Hi, So I recently cut out some cardboard pieces from ikeas packaging and toilet paper rolls(photos attached) to make bird toys. Then, I came across a article that said that corrugated cardboard and toilet paper rolls are not safe for parrots. I doubt this is true because a lot of parrot toys...
  13. J

    hair dryers!!!

    I've been looking for a bird safe hair dryer. I know that it can't have teflon, but most of the non teflon ones I see say they're "ionic"? I looked it up and saw a thread from yeaarrsss ago saying that it was bad, but I couldn't find any other info. Does anyone know about this? What hair dryer...
  14. D

    No aerosols near budgies, but what about in the same house?

    I am considering adopting a budgie. I know I cannot use any air pollutants (candles, Teflon, incense, air fresheners, etc.) around a bird. But every time I search for info, sources just say "don't use near birds." I find this unhelpful; what is considered "near" the bird? I do not live in a...
  15. J

    Bird safe scents?

    I'm having a seriously hard time potty training my 5 month old puppy (if anyone has advice on that feel free to leave it lol) and he's having a lot of accidents on my carpet. Despite constantly scrubbing the carpet with vinegar and Nature's Miracle, my apartment has started to seriously stink...
  16. ZY28

    Where can i buy safe twine

    I wanted to make my own toys so i got jute twine from the dollar store. It had a strange smell to it and probably was not safe for birds. I checked pet stores and they did not have any twine available. Does anyone know where i can find twine that is safe for birds? Thanks!
  17. M

    White crepe paper and party napkins, are they safe?

    I've seen lots of toys that use cupcake liners and I thought: the coloured napkins must be food safe, does that make them safe for parrots as well?? And I found some white (king of beige) crepe paper streamers and was thinking about using it for toys as well. Does anyone have any experience...
  18. BabyBirdMa

    Reflooring With Birds

    So I have nine rescue-birds: Four Conures, Four Parakeets and an African Grey. My parents are obsessed with the idea of refinishing the hardwood floor which I have concerns about the fumes hurting my babies. They also want to redo the tile. Is there anything in that process that could hurt my...
  19. FeatheredM

    Is this safe for DIY toys??

    Is it ok to use recycled stuff that has color on it for ex: caprisons box. My birdies don't ingest any of it or chew it much, just shred it to find treats. They are so useful, but are they safe?
  20. peachypjm

    where to obtain f10 disinfectant

    so far I've seen amazon, anywhere else I should be getting it from?
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