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Old 09-15-2016, 04:51 PM
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While Sassy is correct that pencil "lead" is now actually graphite, according to the Poison Control Center "Graphite and other components of a pencil are considered to be minimally toxic". And in "minimally toxic" they are referring to if the components are ingested by children - not budgies.

Therefore, it is best that budgies not be allowed to chew on pencils or ingest particles from them.
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