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foraging fillers?

i am making 6x6x6" cardboard boxes with holes cut in them for foraging toys for larger parrots, but i am stuck at what to fill them with. any ideas?

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Timothy hay, crinkle paper, q-tips, bottle caps, popcorn (no butter or salt), large plastic buttons and beads, foot toys, left over toys parts from broken toys, nutriberries, dried seeds like flax, dry oatmeal, dried herbs, cat balls, pine cones, walnuts, pine nuts, the options are endless. You can get a lot of little interesting things from the small animal section at petco, petsmart, etc., for cheap, and my birds tends to love those things-sometimes even more than toys made specifically for birds.

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That helps a lot! Thanks

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What 4thebirds said! With my guys I usually put shredded paper and mix some nuts and such in

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I am going to put some mixed nuts in too

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