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Old 01-18-2014, 08:28 PM
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Re: Perches

I've used the PVC on the upright part of the stand to stop birds from climbing down. The PVC doesn't make a good perch because it's too uniform in size. That creates "pressure sore" on the birds foot because it always "hits" in the same spot. The natural wood perches allow the foot to grip in different areas because of the irregular shape. If i where making a shower perch then PVC would be a good choice, however it not something the bird spends many hours a day on.
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