are heated perches safe for birds

The cockatiel is a good fit for both the Small Thermo perch and the Small Snuggle Up Panel.

Do you think having a Snuggle Up panel in the living room with me would be beneficial for them?

Since the top perch is farther away from the Thermo perch, neither perch is trampled.

The Medium Thermo Perch and the larger Snuggle Up Panel would fit perfectly on the Amazon

During the cold months, we also use the small, white, rolling radiator heaters that are filled with oil and are turned to the lowest setting.

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Brand K&H Pet Products
Color Gray
Material Plastic
Product Care Instructions Hand Wash Only
Target Species Bird
  • BIRD HEALTH: The effects of cold drafts are mitigated by a heated bird perch.
  • IDEAL FOR FEET: Tough, non-toxic plastic construction minimizes pressure sores and cramps in the feet.
  • IDEAL TEMPERATURE: The temperature is gradually raised and lowered using a thermostat, letting your bird select the ideal setting.
  • SAFE: The 12V electrical current used by the heated bird perch is safe, but make sure the cord is always kept out of the reach of the birds.
  • SIZING: Small is 1” in diameter and 10. 5” long, Medium 1. Large is 2″ in diameter and 14″ long, and 25″ in diameter and 13″ long. Notably, the diameter of the perch varies for the comfort of the birds.
  • BRAND YOU CAN BUY: Created by K


Are heated perches good for birds?

Cold is a major contributor to health problems for exotic birds, and providing warmth is the first step of avian experts and veterinarians. Thermostatically controlled, Thermo-Perch provides a safe, consistent source of warmth, stabilizing the bird’s environment.

Is electric heat safe for birds?

Some electric heaters are treated with a non-stick coating, which can create fumes that are deadly to birds. Some radiator-style electric heaters can be effective, but be sure to check on possibly harmful coatings. Bird owners should definitely have a cage cover on hand.

Are bird heat lamps safe?

Instead, purchase only bird-safe heat lamps from sources that market them specifically for avian use. Some bulbs on the market are coated with a substance containing PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene), the same polymer in nonstick cookware that can emit toxic fumes when overheated.

How do you keep caged birds warm in the winter?

1) Reduce your bird’s exposure to drafts by insulating your windows and relocating your bird’s cages away from windows, doors and heating ducts. 2) Utilize a cage cover or well fitting blanket over the cage at bedtime. 3) In the wild, many birds will roost in flocks in part to share body heat.