What is the right size cage for my parrot?

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How important is the right size cage?

The truth is size is very important to your birds mental and physical health.

These are the minimum sizes for your bird to be comfortable and happy. You must take into account how active your bird is and how much time he spends in his cage.
It is best to get the largest cage that you can.

Minimum Cage Sizes

Budgies - 18 x 18 cage - 1/2" spacing

lovebirds - 18 x 18 cage - 1/2" to 5/8" spacing

Cockatiel - 22 x 17 cage - 1/2" inch to 5/8" spacing

Conure - 24 x 22 cage - 5/8" to 3/4" spacing

Caique  - 24 x 22 cage – 5/8” to ¾” spacing

Amazons - 32 x 23 cage - 5/8 " 1" bar spacing 4mm bars

African Grey  - 32 x 23 cage - 5/8 " 1" bar spacing 4mm bars

Smaller Cockatoos - 32 x 23 cage - 5/8 " 1" bar spacing 4mm bars

Larger Cockatoos - 36 x 24 cage – 1 inch bar space 5mm bars

Macaw - 36 x 24 cage – 1 inch bar space 5mm bars


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