All labs and x-rays came back normal!! Still, the 30-day quarantine will continue.
He does not know how old Kuiper may be because he may have the mutation in which the eye remains dark. But, he does feel he is a younger bird--maybe one or two at the most. If his eyes ever change, then I'll have a better idea of his age.
X-rays revealed that Opie simply does not have feather follicles any more on his torso. So, those feathers will not grow back in. His collar will have to stay on him until his chest has healed.
So, on February 26th, I can at least have 4 birds in 3 cages in one room...instead of 3 rooms! Hopefully, I will eventually have 4 birds in 2 cages in one room!