Advantages Parakeets love it, calcium supplement, effective perch
Disadvantages Fastener does not work very well/unsturdy for larger birds, very dusty, dyes birds' feathers
I grabbed this perch at the local store. It was cheap and seemed like a decent product.I had a bit of a time fastening it to the cage. It has a wingnut screw design. Even with a standard small-bar parakeet cage, I couldn't get it to fasten steadily. The perch itself is just too heavy for this method of hanging, producing a very wobbly perch that dips down in the cage. It loosens with time, so to avoid a birdy fall it has to be checked regularly.The birds love this perch for its abrasive surface. They do a lot of scratching on it, which will cause their feathers to turn the color of the powder ...