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Old 03-09-2015, 07:52 PM
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Default Zinc Poisoning?

How does zinc poisoning occur, exactly? Like, how does a budgie "ingest" zinc? I attached some toys to my budgies' cages with these metal clips that I found on some toys, however I don't know if they're zinc or not. I'm going to buy some stainless steel clips tomorrow afternoon. Is it okay to keep the clips in until then? I know zinc is very dangerous, but I doubt the kids will lick or nibble on the clips for more than a few seconds. If I need to take the clips out, I'll do it tomorrow when I get up since they've been sleeping for almost half an hour now.
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