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asked in category: General Last Updated: 9th June, 2020

How do you put a perch in a budgie cage?

Perch Placement
Avoid placing perches over food dishes where droppings will soil them. Place the perches at varying levels in the cage to encourage your budgie to exercise by flying or jumping to each. Perches should be parallel to each other and not overlap where they can hinder the bird's flight or catch a wing.

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Similarly, it is asked, how many Perches should be in a budgie cage?


Subsequently, question is, are plastic perches bad for budgies? Yes, plastic perches are bad for budgies. Though nowadays the majority of the cages come with smooth single dowel-types plastic perches, this kind of perches is not at all recommended for your budgies as the plastic perches often lead to deteriorating the condition of the feet of your budgies.

Herein, what type of perch is best for budgies?

A cement perch is good for keeping nails and beaks trim, while wooden perches satisfy chewing instincts. Cotton rope perches have an entirely different feel, and budgies like to peck and pull at them. You're the only one who has to know that variety in perches is good for them. They just think they're having fun.

What branches are safe for budgies?

Safe Woods Safe hardwoods include apple, almond, beech, bottle brush, butterfly tree, crabapple, dogwood, elm, eucalyptus, fir, gingko, lilac, magnolia, mimosa and spruce. Maple wood is safe if you remove the bark; some maple bark contains a fungus that's bad for your budgie to breathe.

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