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feather issues

  1. M

    Is it PBFD?

    Does it look like PBFD? I noticed a the bald spot under the beak of my 3 months old Alexandrian parrot. And also his beak looks damaged a well as his tail feathers (pics are attached). I live in Oman and there is no PBFD testing here. I also have 2 G&B macaws.
  2. Hoshi

    Olive Oil? Looking for Foods that Promote Strong and Healthy Feathers

    My bird has a problem. He enjoys ((trying)) to fly. He was cared for improperly at his breeder and his feathers were cut off his wings in a very sloppy manner. In short, he can't fly. He finds jumping off his cage and flapping rapidly to be a good past time. Unfortunately for him, that hasn't...
  3. M


    Im convinced my African Grey is over preening. His feather condition is definitely worse than when I got him two months ago. He absolutely hates anything to do with bathing. He freaks out in the shower, he freaks when he gets misted with anything, he occasionally tries to bathe in his water bowl...
  4. W

    Scared about new parakeet's health!

    Hello! I'm new to these forums, and I made an account because I'm worried about my new parakeet. I have two budgies: Sock and Glove. I have had Glove for almost 2 months and we have a great bond. She's healthy, adorable, a bit cranky sometimes, but she's very loving. I got Sock a few days ago...
  5. layinlow

    Broken tail feathers?

    Mika has a tendancy to try and fly to me if I'm not handling him, though he is trimmed and usually falls to the ground and lot if I can't catch him last moment. Today I brought I'm into the bathroom with me and he ended up jumping off the toilet seat, bending another one of his feathers:( what...
  6. PrettyBirdy

    Breaking Tail Feathers?

    Recently, I adopted a little Goffins too, it was a big deal and she has been just a joy. Frankie is a very, very hard player, she runs around flapping, hopping up and down. Constantly rolling on her back. She has also been breaking a lot of tail feathers, her tail is getting thinner, and after...
  7. Andreea

    Macaw feathers going black

    Hi, My 2 year old B&G macaw, Jay, is having some feather issues. They've been getting worse over the last few weeks and I'm worried. Quite a lot of her feathers are turning black. She gets a variety of fruit in her cage changed regularly (everything is on the ok list for her to eat - I check...