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molt

  1. GeezLouise

    Bloody Beak

    My Green Cheeks lower beak looks to have chipped (?) and has a small amount of visible blood in it. She is still eating fine, using her beak and grinding so I wonder if this is just from the molt she’s going through ??? I’ll try to get a photo. It’s also been a very stressful time for her in...
  2. ZY28

    Molting since 3 months old...

    Hi, I'm a new bird owner. I just read on this forum today that green cheeks only starts molting around 6 months old. Mine has been molting since I got him and he was 3 months old. He is born in July and I got him in October. I am not sure what a molt looks like, but when he first came home there...
  3. L

    Plucking/barbering or molting?

    Hey, I registered for this site cause I was wondering if my GCC is just having a rough molt or is barbering/plucking Here's an older video (September 2nd) of him picking at the area Here's a new video of him picking at the area. It's worse quality than the first vid but I took pictures...
  4. MagInAPie

    Growing new feathers or molt?

    Hi! I am a new bird owner, and I have had my American Dilute Conure Todo for a few weeks now. He is 3 1/2 months now (he was born in the middle of December) His feathers look a bit scraggly and I think he could be getting stress bars. He is very used to me and my family, my mom loves to hog him...
  5. J

    long molt????

    so i'm not sure if this is where to post this, but I have some concerns about my gcc. i've had her for about five months, and as far as I know she's been molting for about four of those months. maybe i'm wrong about something and I don't actually fully know what molting is as she's my first...
  6. B

    First time bird mom with questions about molt!

    I recently got my first canary, who seems quite happy here. I’ve done a lot of reading and googling, but can’t seem to find answers to two questions I have. I don’t think she is molting now, but want to be ready to provide the care she needs when it comes time. 1) How many feathers will I find...
  7. J

    just molt or something wrong??

    hey, i don’t know if this is the correct place to post this but my bird’s feathers have been looking bad/weird lately. i’m pretty sure she’s in molt right now but i don’t know if this is just part of that or if somethings wrong??? she’s my first pet bird and i’ve only had her a few months so i’m...
  8. Grace_F

    Pictures Bald spot Green Cheek Conure

    My Green Cheek Conure is going through a molt right now, he is my first bird and this is my first time dealing with a molt. Yesterday I noticed a small patch of missing feathers right above his nares! He has been getting baths daily and plenty of nutritious vegetable chop. Is this normal for a...
  9. elitys

    First Molt

    Well, I think my baby girl is having her first molt. She's 6 months old in three days, so I think the timing works out. We've got some down fluff being lost, and I've gotten several larger gifts as well (including a little red belly feather, I nearly died it was so cute). No flight or tail...
  10. 2

    Cockatiel color mutation unknown

    hello, I purchased a cockatiel last week from a local pet store and was wondering if anyone can tell me if he has had his first molt yet, and what his color mutation is, I’ve attached pictures. Thanks!! p.s. I was also wondering if anyone has any tips for taming him
  11. Kiwi's Mom

    Molt?

    I saw some pin feathers on Kiwi's cheek today, and I think he may be molting. Kiwi is an estimated 91 days old.
  12. Zara

    Pictures EEeeep! It´s starting!

    She´s started her moult!!! I was cleaning up around the cages and found two rump feathers at the back in between Jaime / Aldora and Adélies cage. They are not from the parents, and they are floofy as heck! They can only belong to little princess Adélie! So exciting! She is going to be a...
  13. haze

    5 months with Pepper!

    Not a huge deal I suppose, but my six month old cockatiel, Pepper, is going through his first molt, and I am happy to say that his wing that was clipped by the breeder has completely grown back in, and he is loving the freedom to fly properly! My next plan is to train him with the aviator...
  14. Raineywhether

    Molt speed- when should I worry?

    Hi! My boy Pippin is going through his four month molt, I think. It has been almost a week, and so far he has lost... One primary. And a teeny tiny cheek feather. And a bit of down fluff, but... Nothing else! I am only concerned because I've read that their molts take "two to three weeks," and...
  15. M

    Want to Know About French Molt (Polyoma Virus)

    Hi, Few days ago I notice That one of my budgie lost his feathers and its rough and also his tail is become smaller and less active. Today I caught him to give him suppliement but he bite me roughly and I get few drops of blood. So now, I want to know That if he have French Molt (Polyoma Virus)...
  16. LydiaB

    How to Help Eddie Through his Molt?

    Eddie has recently started his big yearly molt. I can see all the little pin feathers on his head and I feel so bad because it looks like its really uncomfortable. I really want to help him, but I'm not sure how besides giving him access to baths frequently. Any other tips to help him have a...
  17. CookieWookie

    My New Budgie! and some questions...

    I just got a new Budgie yesterday! His/Her name is Shiro (like that TV show character) And I have some questions for all of you... Q1: He (I'm just going to refer to him as a he) is not drinking! (or at least I have not seen him drink) Is there a possibility that he being sneaky and taking...
  18. tacotaco

    Pictures Why does this keep happening?????

    So my bird has just gotten over his first molt. Stressful, hormonal and cranky. But in the end we made it thru ok. He looks great and it gave him a chance ( us a chance ) to experience what flight feathers bring to the table. Since December he has lost three of his new feathers, making him very...
  19. Whoviana

    When is a GCC's first molt?

    Sunflower is just over three months old and we have noticed a couple pin feathers on her head. She has also been shedding down feathers (we call them floofles). Not a lot, just a few here and there. The floofle shedding started on the first day of summer, which made sense. When should we expect...
  20. Sylvi_

    Molting house.

    All three of the babies are molting, and my poor Mimi girl is really having a heavy one. So far it's been 3-4 wing-feathers, a couple tail and a ton of little ones. The sass has been crazy in this house. :faint: She's a sassy girl but wow. While preening on me, little lady lost another...
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