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Broken feather
« on: July 09, 2014, 09:17:37 PM »


Just put Birdy-Man away and noticed he has a broken feather on his wing. It's snapped near the base and just floppy.

He is trying to pull it out I think, I know they sort them out on their own so don't want to get in the way but I'm curious..

Will he pull it out? Or what happens?


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Re: Broken feather
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2014, 11:38:21 PM »

My Roxy had the same (so it sounds) it looked sooo out of place, and for what seemed like weeks...didn't affect her flying...nor was she bothered about  it...eventually she got rid of it...of which I was pleased.....more for the fact it annoyed me than her..and  that she didn't look priddy lol.
At a guess....I would say he will get rid in his own time....and if it is not harming him in anyway...leave him be..he will sort it......I may be wrong...am sure there is others who may be better to advise....if I am wrong!


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Re: Broken feather
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2014, 12:36:52 PM »

Hi ya! This just happened to my CAG as well, the flight feather snapped off and the shaft is still left in.  It isn't the first time this happened. What I do is just leave it as it will fall off in it's own time, but it does irritate my CAG.  I just spray warm water daily to encourage it to shed off on it's own. Hope this helps.
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Re: Broken feather
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2014, 08:08:38 PM »

He will sort it soon enough x

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