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Old 07-22-2015, 08:08 PM
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Re: Plucking: A Search For Answers

Parrots lose lots of feathers during a heavy molt, it's not necessarily a cause for concern. The feather in the photo actually looks like it was bitten off, but a single bitten feather is also no reason for concern. During a molt a bird's skin can become itchy and irritated, pinfeathers can't be comfortable, occasionally a parrot will get a bit overzealous removing the offending feathers.

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