Apologies if I'm putting this in the wrong place, but just wanted to share something I read about the safety / non- safety of metal in cages / birdie accessories.
The thing I read was in a Harrison's healthier bird food booklet I got yesterday with the sample trial packs of Harrison's food. (My budgies, as expected, are still not that interested in it, by the way!) The article says about checking if toys in the cage are safe by being free from iron, with stainless steel being the best option. Most of you probably already know this, but thought I'd post it in case there's anyone like me who didn't.
I've just purchased kabobs and a fruit / veg holder. I did the 'magnet test' and it seems the clip at the top is a bit, very slightly magnetic. However I don't know where to get one that isn't so until I can find one, I hope it's safe enough for my budgies....?.....especially if I make sure it doesn't get rusty...?...
Thanks for your helpful reply. I got the Harrison's booklet form the vet's. But maybe you could get it from the website...? I'll take a photo of the back of the booklet with the details on, and put it on here. Hope that will help.:-)
Just seeking reassurance about one of the latest things I've got for Jenni and Simmi. As per recommendations here, I've bought some 'shredders'. I'm not sure if I've put them in in a good place / way. I realise time will tell as to whether or not the birdies will like them, but wondered if any of you have any tips.
Also, re the coloured sticks: a colleague who teaches arts and crafts gave me them. It didn't say on the packet whether or not they are toxic / safe. Any ideas?
(Please bear in mind, I'm rather 'practically challenged' and so doubt I could make anything elaborate with these things!)
Last edited by Featheredflyers; 10-04-2015 at 04:24 PM.