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Old 03-31-2014, 04:14 PM
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Feather Concerns

Have been battling some ongoing health issues with my little "Green Bean," but the last several weeks we've seen much improvement in her energy and she seems to be getting back to normal other than...

About a week ago; started noticing her losing a few feathers; it's continued now for about a week. Some of her feathers seem to have a grey color if I look down near their roots under the color.

Tons of speculation on what it could be from stress to diet to moulting to underlying health concerns; I know.

Is it normal to see grey color at the base of the feathers or does this indicate reason for concern? Also; don't know what to make of the feather loss.

Thoughts? Thanks in advance, as always!
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Re: Feather Concerns

Photos could help.

The grey color could be normal, or it could even be a sign of feather bronzing.


The feather loss could be molting, or plucking from stress her health problems/
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