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I put a styrofoam plate with veggies and fruits in the cage and the bird is happily chewing away at it. Is this safe for her?

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Old 08-17-2015, 09:07 AM
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I would never let my budgie chew on styrofoam! I don't think it's safe!
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The tiny balls/pieces of styrofoam have a tendency of getting stuck to us (static), our clothes and skin even, so to me it's a big no-no because the little pieces can get stuck on your budgie's throat and nostrils, not to mention the possible ingestion of the material which would also be harmful.
It really is best not to risk it and not allow your budgie access to styrofoam materials.
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I agree with Aluz I definitely wouldn't let my budgies chew or digest this .
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Styrofoam is not digestible and can easily lead to crop impaction.
I'd suggest you find a better dish to serve her vegetables on.
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Alright, already removed it from her cage. Thanks people.
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