Chewing on Wall???

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Chewing on Wall???

Postby EenyandMeeny » Fri May 10, 2013 7:35 am

Hi everyone,

Yesterday I started to notice that my one flyer was trying to chew on the wall in my bathroom while he was playing. I stopped him, but he kept trying to go back and chew it. (Our walls are white, but I was worried about the paint). They get dark fresh greens every night along with fruit, and they also have a deer antler that I found in my woods just this spring(along with a tree branch to chew). Do any of you know why he may be trying to chew the wall?

Thanks! :D

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Re: Chewing on Wall???

Postby Joan » Fri May 10, 2013 11:09 am

Some are "chewers" and some are not. Some flyers will chew ceilings, some books, some wires. Only solution I know of is keeping him away from that area. Most paint is childproof and not harmful and it's unlikely he's eating it anyway.
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Re: Chewing on Wall???

Postby EenyandMeeny » Fri May 10, 2013 2:11 pm

Thank you! :) That makes me feel better. I was primarily worried about him lacking some nutrient. I'm trying to work on potty training and keeping them from chewing things other than what's in their cage. :)

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Re: Chewing on Wall???

Postby Laurak » Tue May 21, 2013 9:36 am

I also like to try the classic child rearing "diversion" tactic - if they are chewing on something bad, give them something good (branch, nut, etc.) to chew on instead, when you catch them doing it.


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