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Re: Eucalyptus perches

Posted by Chris on 11/15/05
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    On 11/05/05, Emma wrote:
    > I have a nice eucalyptus tree that grows at the bottom of
    > my garden, and today my dad and I cut off some nice
    > branches with leaves on and put them in the aviary
    > ('tiels, barrabands, canaries, Bourkes, redrumps etc). I
    > have read on many sites on the internet that eucalyptus
    > trees are really good for birds' immune systems. However I
    > have also read on some sites that eucalyptus is toxic, but
    > there is no explanation given. I was wondering if anyone
    > could elaborate on this for me, the perches have been up
    > for about 8 hrs now and although it is night time now, all
    > the birds looked to be enjoying them hugely.
    > Many thanks for any information you're able to give
    > -Emma

    Hi Emma, if you go to you can read up on
    eucalyptus and its benefits. Wish I had one in my yard...