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Hi Everyone,

I know that budgies need to be let out of their cage daily for exercise and to stretch their wings. I have carpeting on my floor, and I was wondering if anyone else does, and if budgie's droppings could stain or ruin the carpet?


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I have nine budgies and a light cream colored carpet.
When your budgies are healthy the poop is quite easy to pick up off the carpet with a tissue once it dries.
If the poop is a bit runny, sometimes it will leave a small demarcation on the carpet. When that happens, I simply use straight white vinegar to remove any sign of the poop from the carpet.

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You can also place old sheets. or curtains even over furniture or carpet while your budgies are out if you have problems with .
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You've been offered great advice by Deb and Cathy.

I would suggest you also try and give your budgies a play area where they can focus their attention which will cut down on the poop going elsewhere.
I have a play gym and branches and perches on top and at the side of my birds cages in the area I want them to be. that way, I can lay down newspaper and simply change it once they've finished their out of cage time for the day.
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Hi there and to the forums!

You've been given some great advice from the three ladies above

A dedicated out-of-cage play area is a great idea, and so is putting newspaper down on places where they frequent

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