Re: Pros and Cons of Parrot Litter?
Posted by Lewis on 1/23/08
Thank-You Bob and Karen, I think I will stick with the
newspaper..I never gave a thought to Bacteria or mold. I was
just looking for something to make it a little easier. But as I
see now, the easy way isnt always the safe way. I am glad I
posted before going to buy a bag! Your input is greatly
On 1/22/08, karen wrote:
> On 1/22/08, bob wrote:
>> i don't think litter is a good idea at all personally. just
>> a place for bacteria to hang out (moistness from bird
>> droppings, foods, flinging water, etc). if you dont have or
>> grate, or the grate is not high enough above the tray birds
> Nice post bob!
> A refuge I like uses large rolls of waxed white butcher paper.
> Easy to change as they cut many and keep extras under the cage.
> With 1 large white sheet to pull they can tell how much the
> bird is eating, pooping and what food it rejets. A terry
> towel is used to wipe thing down & if the bird took a bath the
> butcher paper does not absorb & the water can just be dumped
> into a bucket. This refuge normaly has 50+ birds inside &
> must be careful of dust!
> Thanks for reminding people DUST,MOLD & Bacteria is a Big Deal!