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julie <email address not displayed>
julie wrote on the Nanday Conure Forum message board: > Michelle wrote: > > julie wrote: > > > Michelle Reinecke wrote: > > > > Hi All, > > > > > > > > I have had Nando, our Nanday Conure, for 9 years and > hand-reared > > > him. > > > > > > > > In September last year he started feather plucking. There have > > been > > > no > > > > changes in our house. He gets lots of love and exercise and is > > out > > > of > > > > his cage for most of the day. We have tried everything. He > seems > > to > > > > pluck mostly in the evening when he is put in his cage. It has > > > gotten > > > > so bad that he is now starting to mutilate himself and is > > bleeding. > > > > Please help!! > > > > > > > > > You need to take him to the Avian Vet. There might something more > > the > > > just changes. Plus, if he is that bad, he might not be able to > get > > > those feathers back. Please take him to the Vet ASAP. > > > Julie > > > > Thank you for the advise Julie but we dont have a Avian Vet in my > town > > and the normal vets here are not qualified in Birds. Very lost. We > > hung up Nando's cage last night and hardly heard him at all. He > > normally screeches when he plucks but last night he was quiet. I am > > hoping this might help.. > > I would still try to find Avian Vet. If you have to drive some > distance it would be well worth it in the long run. As Bruce says, > they are very good at hiding when they are sick. I have a drive for my > Avian vet but it is worth it to know what is going with my baby. > Please consider finding one.
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