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Budgie moulting. Help.

Batool

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Good Evening,
I have two budgies... And I have a question how many times do budgies moult in a year? Or do they moult throughout the year? One of my budgies again has pin feathers.... This is the 3rd time my budgie is moulting this year. They are healthy and active but I am a little scared.. Is it normal for them to moult back to back?
 

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Molting feathers can be several times a year or not. Nothing to be concerned about. When i had two budgies the female was first to molt then the male who was a heavy molter.
 

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It shows just how well you're taking care of them. When a diet is low on protein budgies naturally go longer between moults to save their reserves. Boost the protein and they moult immediately.
 

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It shows just how well you're taking care of them. When a diet is low on protein budgies naturally go longer between moults to save their reserves. Boost the protein and they moult immediately.
Ohh... I never thought of that... So it's not a thing of concern if they are moulting a lot?
I heard that if they have bald patches or spots then it is a cause of concern... Is this correct?
 

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Molting feathers can be several times a year or not. Nothing to be concerned about. When i had two budgies the female was first to molt then the male who was a heavy molter.
Thank you for replying.. It really helped. ☺
 

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I heard that if they have bald patches or spots then it is a cause of concern... Is this correct?
They can look a little rough during a moult but you shouldn't see any bare skin without moving the feathers, or after a very wet bath.
 

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They can look a little rough during a moult but you shouldn't see any bare skin without moving the feathers, or after a very wet bath.
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Okay, I don't see any bare skin Alhumdulillah...they just look a bit scruffy.
Thank you so much for your help.☺
 

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My birds molt a lot- apparently the healthier their diets are the more often their bodies can shed worn out crappy feathers and support the growth of new ones.

I would only ever be concerned if they drop feathers and do not grow new ones to replace the lost ones ;)
 

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My birds molt a lot- apparently the healthier their diets are the more often their bodies can shed worn out crappy feathers and support the growth of new ones.

I would only ever be concerned if they drop feathers and do not grow new ones to replace the lost ones ;)
Thank you so much.. This makes me feel so relieved.❤
 
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