- Jul 11, 2018
- Umbrella Cockatoo- 15? years old..I think?
I’ve never been to bird fair but have been wanting to go to one for the products and to see the birds. Now I’m thinking maybe it’s a good idea I’ve never been able to go (date wise). Would buying products - perches , Toys and play stands from a fair be a bad idea because of contamination risk of going?
The reason really reputable producers of bird products keep them in warehouses away from their personal pet birds or birds in general, is because there is risk of disease via dander on toys. That is why I no longer buy toys that cannot be washed at bird stores. I HAVE bought from bird stores, but I do not buy unpackaged products anymore, given the fact that I can get the same products without the added risk. It isn't a death sentence (although it can be if you are unlucky), but I don't see any reason to take the risk, given what I know about pdd and pbfd.