With all the different toys available for Ringnecks, you may not know which toy is best for them. Here we outline the different toy styles available to you and some popular suggestions favoured by other Ringneck owners.
These allow you to provide a more natural feeding experience for your Ringneck. Hide treats inside them, then let your Ringneck work out how to get them out again.
With chewable foraging toys, like the Foraging Cube they must shred and chew their way through the toy to the prize within.
With reusable foraging toys, like the Foraging Fruit Rack and Super Star Foraging Toy, your Ringneck Parrot must work out how to retrieve their rewards.
Wood and Rope Toys
The rope on these toys is useful for preening with and chewing on, whilst chewing on the wood helps to keep your Ringneck’s beak healthy and trim. Eric Elephant has many chewable and preenable parts that give lots of beak-pleasing pleasure.
The Fun Stars Stacker has layers of coloured wood stars, leather and paper rope to chew on.
These toys have masses of fibres to pick and preen, like the Bird Kabobs range that are made from agave or cactus wood. There are different sizes of Bird Kabobs to pick from.
Willow and Palm Toys
Have a myriad of natural textures that Ringnecks love to explore.
The Willow Wizard features legs of munchable vine balls that are fun to unravel.
Acrylic and Metal Toys
Perfect for birds that prefer a more destructive playtime as they are made from strong pieces.
Cardboard and Paper Toys
These fun toys are great for shredding up and tearing through, and Ringnecks love the sound it makes as they do so.
The medium sized Stacks of Shredding has layers of cardboard pieces for your Ringneck to shred and chew through.
The Party Preener Parrot Toy is packed full of tightly rolled paper sticks that are just waiting to by unravelled and shredded.
Are lightweight and easy for your Ringneck to pick up and play with, helping to keep their feet well exercised in the process.
The Sneaker has cotton laces to untie and a rubber sole to chew on.
Birdie Bangles are made from layers of cardboard that your Ringneck can peel apart and chew on. Alternatively tie them onto other toys to give extra chewing pleasure.
Swings and Climbing Toys
Provide your Ringneck with lots of exercise through play, walking around on uneven textures and moving around helps to keep their feet well exercised too.
The Parrot Boing – Cotton Spiral Bouncing Perch – Medium has over 5 feet of material to get to grips with.
And the Parrot Orbit is made from soft cotton, great for doing some extra preening.
Bells and Musical Toys
Really turn up the volume levels with these toys.
The Charming Jingle Ball chimes merrily away as your Ringneck pays.
The Jingle Stars has an unbelievable 6 bells that ring out happily when your Ringneck plays.
Activity and Trick Toys
Teach your Ringneck a new skill and give them lots of physical and mental stimulation.
The Teacher Toy has coloured rings where your Ringneck can learn colours and numbers.
Buy a selection of the top selling toys together in a toy pack. Toys are bundled together as foraging toys, foot toys and more. They can be a great place to start experimenting with the different toys types as you’ll find saving of up to 50% against buying the toys separately
You’ll know your Parrot best, please choose toys that you feel are suitable for your Ringneck’s level of destruction. As with anything new it can take some time for your Ringneck to accept a new toy. Introduce new toys slowly. Place it some distance away from your Parrot at first, then bring it closer to them as they become more confident.
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Always supervise your Ringneck during playtime. Regularly maintain toys, especially ropes or fibres. Remove if you feel it poses a hazard to your bird.
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