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Old 08-16-2012, 12:16 AM
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Re: What does feather plucking look like?

it's sounds like your bird is just molting, here's a photo showing Rosie's bald spots, underside of her wings, and her legs are both plucked. Also under her wings on her back and sides(hidden by her wings) is also plucked. Her bald spots are getting a tiny bit better, especially on her back and she no longer has those nasty qt open bands.

A naturally molted feather will look pretty normal while most plucked feathers have chewed bases. I finally got Rosie to stop plucking, but when she did she only pulled out blood feathers, I would find a random half grown bloody feather here and there.

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