On 6/29/07, rich wrote:
> hi---does anyone know what type of wood to buy if i want
> to make my own bird toys? toys for my large birds are
> getting real expensive. thanks for any help.
Clean, yellow pine is good. I buy 2X4's, cut them in 2-3
inch pieces, drill holes in the center and string them up.
Great chew toys for a Macaw anyway. Sometimes I can find
them in the "cull" lumber bin cause they are bent or
something and it's even cheaper. My Macaw goes through them
so fast and he doesn't give a hoot one way or the other
whether they have fancy colors or not. The small pieces he
leaves as he shreds them are perfect chew sticks for my