I'm actually buying all new already painted cages. As far as painting an old cage the
only safe paint to use for our feathered kids is powder coating. I actually just had one
of my old cages powder coated. It cost me $300 but it has 5 coats on it and the cage is
HUGE. I actually got a pretty good deal.
On 4/29/07, Margo out West wrote:
> Hi all,
> Could you please tell me what kind of paint you'll be using on your cages? Or maybe
> you're buying new, already painted cages...? I have a great cage here that's built like
> a tank, but It's olderand I need to sand off the rust that's here and there and then re-
> paint it with paint that is non-toxic and non-flaky to my darling birds. And they ARE
> Margo...The duck lady who sings...to the ducks...and the birds ;-)
> Silly old woman! That's me!
> On 4/29/07, jen wrote:
>> Thanks! I think that is probably the color I'll go with, I already have a playstand
>> that color and a cage for my citron in sandstone. So far I like it much better than
>> the other colors I've tried.
>> On 4/29/07, sam wrote:
>>> I say sandstone, it wont be too loud and will make the birds
>>> color come out. Also, will not look dusty as well.
>>> On 4/29/07, jen wrote:
>>>> Hi everyone! I have recently decided to purchase all new
>>>> cages for my flock. I have mostly macaws. I was wondering
>>>> if anyone can reccomend a good color to get the cages in. I
>>>> want something that will show off my kids but not show off
>>>> the dust! I think I'm the only one that the dust bothers on
>>>> the cages ... it's not much but enough to drive me batty!
>>>> I've tried black cages ... they were ok. I've tried white
>>>> cages, so far I like them the best. The colors I have to
>>>> choose from are black, blue, green, white, sandstone and
>>>> graphite. I'm leaning towards one of the last two. Any
>>>> oppinions???? Thanks in advance!!