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Minimum Cage Size and Bar Spacing Recommendations

Minimum Cage Size and Bar Spacing Recommendations

Bird

Cage Size (inches [length × width × height])

Bar Spacing (inches)

Budgerigar, cockatiel, lovebird, parrotlet

20 × 20 × 30

0.5

Conure, Poicephalus spp, caique, miniature macaw

36 × 24 × 48

0.75

African grey parrot, Amazon parrot, small cockatoo

40 × 30 × 60

0.751

Macaw, large cockatoo

48 × 36 × 66

1.5