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Old 02-20-2017, 09:41 AM
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I've been looking for foraging toys that would work well with in a cage with a grate (i.e. Toys that don't result in the fruit of the bird's hard work falling down through the grate and out of reach) and I found this toy made for rabbits:

https://www.petsathome.com/shop/en/pe...b-exclusive%29

It looks quite safe & sturdy and is easy to clean.
With my scaredy two, it'll take a while for them to summon up the courage to investigate it properly but I have confidence that they'll get there soon.

https://youtu.be/Sp12MUoefx0

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Old 02-20-2017, 11:14 AM
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Update:

I obviously don't have enough faith in my little birdies, here they are working it out!

https://youtu.be/jMXCU5E2Gps

I think it's a great little toy, next time I might try to vary the contents, millet, seeds, bits of veggies & pellets in different slots.
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I love it!! And I just bought one.
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Oh, that's cute and a great idea. I think I might have to treat the flock to one in the near future!
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Looks like a winner!
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I may have to look into getting one of those for my two!
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Those are a very neat idea! How great that your little ones have figured it out!
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What an excellent idea!

Thanks for sharing - I think my birds will be getting a new toy soon as well.
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Looks like a great toy. I can imagine your job will be picking up the little green caps, as they will learn it is great fun to throw them down endlessly and watch the human pick them up. If anyone finds a source in the US please share.
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https://www.amazon.com/Trixie-Snack-.../dp/B0054VEWB8

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