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Quaker Parrot assistance

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hey y’all, I just recently bought my Quaker Parrot about a month ago, and this morning while I was in class she took a bite out of my mechanical lead pencils lead. I don’t believe it was much, but I’m very concerned. The brand was Bic and it’s the 0.7mm lead. What should I do? Will she be okay?
 

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I would suggest going to your avian vet to make sure everything ok. They might get her to throw up.
 

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From what I have read it seems that graphite is not poisonous. I would be more worried about what a piece of graphite could do physically to the I sides. @Mizzely
 

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I would suggest going to your avian vet to make sure everything ok. They might get her to throw up.
I’ve been reaching out to many, but none are available at the moment and won’t have an opening until next month.
 
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From what I have read it seems that graphite is not poisonous. I would be more worried about what a piece of graphite could do physically to the I sides. @Mizzely
So do you think she will be fine? And does Bic use graphite in their mechanical pencils?
 
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Can you get one online? Sometimes you can pay for an online avian vet to do a virtual checkup.
 
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So do you think she will be fine? And does Bic use graphite in their mechanical pencils?
I think all pencils use graphite. After it was found out how dangerous lead was, I am pretty sure that it is no longer used in anything
 

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I think all pencils use graphite. After it was found out how dangerous lead was, I am pretty sure that it is no longer used in anything
Ok for sure thank you!
 
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Ok for sure thank you!

It is still used, but all pencils are now graphite
 

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Perhaps a pet poision hotline?

 

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