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Old 04-02-2020, 05:44 AM   #11
RJS
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Default Re: Forage Feeding

I read once that foraging gives them self-esteem as it makes them feel like they're going out and earning it as they would in the wild. Don't know it that is true, but I'm a big believer in the method. I scatter a certain amount around his cage and then will hide little "treasure piles" in various tunnels or ledges. I change it up each day. Over time, I have noticed that he likes to forage in certain parts of his cage more than others so I tend to leave more in those area's. From what I can tell from watching him, he loves hunting around for his food. His treats though are another matter - those he expects to be hand-fed to him! LOL

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Old 04-02-2020, 07:02 AM   #12
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I'm currently only scatter feeding, 90% of the food is found although I don't see him doing it, I assume he has fun! It also proves to me he can climb onto objects I haven't seen him do - all the food is gone, he must have made it there!
I also like to scatter food in places to check if they go there when I'm not looking! It's very surprising where they can go
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