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Please help were at the end of our feathers!!

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Please help were at the end of our feathers!!
« on: April 03, 2014, 06:50:08 PM »

Hi all I've been looking on line for help with my little mate Alfie and this seems the place to come hes ay 9 year old male and up till about 9-10 months ago was a lovely looking bird but he's since started plucking for reason I really do not no,he has plenty of toys chats sings plays and comes out often nothing has changed in his day to day habits. Please help me as I'm lost as what to do and hate seeing him do this to him self is there something I can do?


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Re: Please help were at the end of our feathers!!
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2014, 07:04:02 PM »

Hi Craig
First of all what kind of diet is Alfie on ? Has he access to a avian uv light (this is needed for vitD to process the calcium needed for healthy bones and for oils etc for feathers )
Does he get outside at all (safely caged or harnessed of course)
Also do you cover him and for how many hours does he get undisturbed sleep ?
Answer these questions and I'll try to help more x x

Ps I'm the proud mummy of 2 pluckers x x

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