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Foraging Strategies with Feeding Activities

Our birds need to forage as part of their daily activities, yet sometimes, we have to take steps in teaching our birds to forage successfully. Caretakers can use various pet products to create different levels of foraging activities that empower a bird with a sense of accomplishment!

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