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See our huge selection of small bird cages for lovebirds, finches, cockatiels, conures, senegals, quakers, and budgies.
Quality Discount Cages offers small bird cages in a wide range of prices and styles. Some of these cages, flight cages for example, are not small but rather are designed for small birds.
You’ll also find dome bird cages, playtop bird cages and gorgeous decorative bird cages that are appropriate for small bird breeds.
See our valuable Small Bird Cages Tips section for these products!
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Choose from a variety of dome top cages for small sized birds.
Get a cage and play gym all in one with a play top cage.
Decorative styles including victorian top, flat top, scalloped top and more.
Choose from double cages, corner cages, octagon cages, stacked cages and more.
See our helpful chart with general information on selecting bird cages by size and breed.
When it comes to bird cages, we strongly believe that bigger is usually always better when choosing a "home" for your feathered friend. If your bird appears to be larger than a “small” but smaller than a “medium”, Quality Discount Cages almost always recommends a larger cage.
There may be some exceptions to the “bigger is always better” rule of thumb. If you are among the fortunate few who have the opportunity to keep your bird or birds out of the cage for extended periods of time every day, then you may be okay with a somewhat smaller cage.
But even so, small bird cages should at least be large enough to allow your bird to fully spread his or her wings and to sit on the top perch and still have enough head room. Additionally, the tail feathers should not touch the floor of the cage. All of the breed recommendations for small bird cages made by Quality Discount Cages are general guidelines. It is important to evaluate your individual pet’s needs to determine the appropriate size to purchase.
It is also important to be sure that the small bird cages you are considering purchasing for your pet are safe. Safety considerations for small bird cages include:
Space between bars on small bird cages should be narrow enough to prevent injury or escape. The bars are too far apart if your bird can fit his or her head between them.
Small bird cages made from wrought iron steel or cold rolled steel usually have a powder coating. Cages made by responsible, reputable manufacturers are either 100% free of lead and zinc, or contain levels well below what is considered to be safe. Stainless steel small bird cages do not contain lead or zinc and are naturally non-toxic to birds.
For that reason, stainless steel is also your best bet for feeding dishes in small bird cages, or any size cage for that matter, because they absolutely, positively do not contain lead or zinc. (Do not use other types of metal feeding dishes unless you know for certain they are bird safe.)
Another advantage with stainless steel feeding dishes is they last a long time, maybe even forever, and they are easy to sanitize because they are 100% non-porous. On the other hand, plastic or ceramic feeding dishes can absorb bacteria and can be very difficult to sanitize. (And ceramic can break.)
If you’re new to bird ownership, you may be surprised to learn how important it is to have perches that are appropriate for your bird. First, they should be the right size. If it is too big or too small in diameter, your bird will have difficulty getting a good grip. The best perches are natural, irregularly shaped wood (as are the branches birds perch on in the wild).
The contours and irregular shape of a natural wood perch actually helps to prevent foot cramping in birds, because it naturally encourages them to use different muscles to hang on at different areas of the perch. This is important for the health and comfort of your bird’s feet (which they are on at all times…so it’s very important).
We carry many small bird cages that come with natural perches such as manzanita, rosewood, mangrove wood and others.
Quality Discount Cages is an authorized dealer for the following brands of quality bird cages: A & E Bird Cages, Avian Adventures Bird Cages, Blue Ribbon Bird Cages, HQ Cages, and Prevue Hendryx Bird Cages (also known as Prevue Bird Cages).
We carry hundreds of cages so that our customers will find exactly what they are looking for; from small parakeet bird cages to extra large parrot bird cages. Prices vary from higher-end to middle-of-the-road to discount bird cages. Keep in mind that industry-wide most decorative brass bird cages are not solid brass; they are usually either brass plated, or have a brass powder coat paint finish.