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Is this safe for DIY toys??

FeatheredM

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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?
 

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Do you mean a cardboard box with print?

Like this one:

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If so, a plain cardboard box would be safer, just in case they do ingest some of it. But the risk of harm is pretty low. I think it is safe, as long as you supervise play.

Also, I wouldn't recommend leaving this kind of box out all the time or putting one inside their cage as a toy. Capri Sun boxes are almost the right size for a nest box and might encourage hormonal behaviors, like nesting or egg-laying.
 

FeatheredM

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Don't worry use parts of it, not the entire thing
 
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