Pigeon Operant Chamber

Model 80006


Built to the same rugged standard as our other Modular Chambers.


Built to the same rugged standard as our Basic Operant Cage, the Pigeon Operant Chamber is constructed of 0.036" (0.9mm) stainless steel, and 0.25" (6.35mm) clear polycarbonate. There are 23 stainless steel grid rods each 0.1875" (4.76mm) in diameter that are spaced 0.50" (1.27 cm) apart. The base is made of high density polyethelene that is stain-resistant. This cage can be equipped with up to 3 pecking keys and a grainfeeder. The optional 3-color pecking key can display red, green, and white.

Chamber shown with a single pecking key, grain hopper, and ABET Mini I/O Interface block.



  • Grid Rods and Pan: Stainless Steel
  • Door, Back and Top: Clear Polycarbonate or PVC
  • Sides: Stainless Steel
  • Base: Easily cleaned black 1/2" (12.7mm) matte-textured non-toxic polymer


  • Overall: 20.5"L x 13.375"D x 14.6" H* (52.1 x 34.0 x 37.1 cm)
  • Animal work space: 11.83"L x 11.93"D x 12.19"H (30.1 x 30.3 x 30.96 cm)
  • Grid Rod Floor: 0.188" (4.775mm) rods on 0.500" (12.7 mm) centers
  • Gap between rods: 0.312" (7.925mm)


Optional Accessories

Pecking Key with 3-Color Display
Pecking Key with 3-Color Display
Model 80123M

A back lit key suitable for the study of pigeon operant behavior.

Standard Pecking Key
Standard Pecking Key
Model 80125

A key peck response device suitable for non-cued pigeon operant behavior.

Model 80206

Feeder to be used with the Pigeon Operant Chamber.

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