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Bird Charcoal

Discussion in 'Bird Health and Nutrition' started by sallybrunskill@hotmail.co, Jul 9, 2009.

  1. sallybrunskill@hotmail.co

    sallybrunskill@hotmail.co PetForums Junior

    Jun 14, 2009
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    I occasionally put a dish of bird charcoal in my cockatiel cage as a digestion aid, and they absolutely love it.
    However I have just come across an article that advises against the use of grit of any kind with cockatiels and that includes sand paper as a cage liner.
    What are your views/advise?
  2. charlie9009

    charlie9009 PetForums Senior

    Nov 24, 2008
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    I'm not too sure, but as far as I know your not supposed to use grit for a parrot type bird. We had a senegal, and we didn't use it for her either. I'm sure some one with moreexperience will be able to help you soon :)
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