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Message #7612. This is a followup to #7611.

Date:Wednesday May 2, 2012 11:07:43 am MDT
Subject:Re: Feather Plucking - Please help
Message: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..

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