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I want to make my budgie something and i need a wooden tray, i have found one that is made from MDF

obviously this is something she will chew on so i need to know if MDF is safe for budgies?

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Because the wood is composite sheets of processed wood stuck together with resin, etc., my first thought is that it wouldn't be safe for budgies if they are going to be chewing on it all the time.

For your girl, I would invest in some sturdy pine wood that will be safe for her to chew on but last a while
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No, I would not recommend you use MDF which is made of a composite of various types of wood along with wax and resin.

It is much safer to use a natural wood that is Budgie Safe when making toys for your bird.
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Nope! No MDF, plywood, or chemical processed, stained or otherwise, wood. All natural -- as suggested above.
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Because the wood is composite sheets of processed wood stuck together with resin, etc., my first thought is that it wouldn't be safe for budgies if they are going to be chewing on it all the time.

For your girl, I would invest in some sturdy pine wood that will be safe for her to chew on but last a while
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No, I would not recommend you use MDF which is made of a composite of various types of wood along with wax and resin.

It is much safer to use a natural wood that is Budgie Safe when making toys for your bird.
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Nope! No MDF, plywood, or chemical processed, stained or otherwise, wood. All natural -- as suggested above.
Alright, thank you everyone
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