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Small animal oxbow toys safe?

imnotgrandpa

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I found these small animal toys but just want to be sure the materials are safe for conures. Here’s the ingredient list. I’d really appreciate any feedback!

Materials: corrugated paper, corn leaf, schima superba wood ball, sisal, raffia, vegetable-based dye, non-toxic white glue
 

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imnotgrandpa

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Thanks for your reply. I am wondering about the schima superba as I can’t find anything one way or another about it. Do you have any experience with this material?
 

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Thanks for your reply. I am wondering about the schima superba as I can’t find anything one way or another about it. Do you have any experience with this material?
It's a type of Chinese evergreen that is used for a lot of generic cheap "craft wood" shapes. Unless they specify it's made of maple or birch, it's likely schima wood. It's sold a lot at hobby lobby etc.
 

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Not sure if this helps, but here's my experience regarding these toys...
I haven't had that toy specifically, but my parakeets and cockatiel enjoy the oxbow toys. At the rescue I volunteer at, the smaller birds (keets, tiels, etc.) often have some oxbow toys. They usually seem safe, based on the ingredients/materials. I avoid the ones with baked hay treats.
Oxbow offers a variety of textures and styles, and the toys are a lot cheaper than those made specifically for birds, which is a bonus :)

That being said, I have guinea pigs, so if the birds don't like it (or if I have any doubts) it goes to them.
 
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