preening gland

  1. M

    Normal Flock Preening Behavior or Unusual?

    Hi all! I have two female GCCs who are finally getting along well enough to preen each other peacefully, but one of them (the older female that we have had 3+ years) is not just preening her flock mate’s head but also her tail, back, wings, and even using the baby’s (who is 4 months) preening...
  2. Oedipussrex

    What does your Ekkies oil gland look like?

    I would really appreciate it if people were able to post pictures of the lumpy oil gland on their ekkies tails. I don't have enough experience to know what is 'normal' for many things about them, and with pickle i have learned that it is safer to assume that nothing about him is normal. So i...
  3. Oedipussrex

    Help? So many things, all the time :(

    Every day i wonder if I'm doing the right thing by pickle. Pickle is my 2year old male red sided Eclectus and he was diagnosed with Chronic beak and feather earlier this year. I know i normalise everything about him, playing with him every day how could i not?.. I just don't want to be the worst...