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Is my parrot molting or is there something wrong?

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william1133
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Is my parrot molting or is there something wrong?

Post by william1133 » Thu Jul 10, 2014 1:09 pm

i have a indian ringneck parrot that is 5 years old and he has lost a lot of feathers on his head. I'm not sure if he is molting because out of all the times he has he hasn't lost as many feathers. Can someone help me out?

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Donovan
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Re: Is my parrot molting or is there something wrong?

Post by Donovan » Thu Jul 10, 2014 7:18 pm

Could he be scratching them off?

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Re: Is my parrot molting or is there something wrong?

Post by SunniDai » Thu Jul 10, 2014 9:32 pm

Not every molt is the same. Oscar's last molt, he looked scrounge and scruffy. Like bed head scruffy. Have you posted enough to post a pic yet? Seeing it might help.
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Re: Is my parrot molting or is there something wrong?

Post by Dave Jacas » Fri Jul 11, 2014 1:30 pm

Hi
Molting you can see the new feathers coming in

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Re: Is my parrot molting or is there something wrong?

Post by william1133 » Fri Jul 11, 2014 1:45 pm

Thank u i was getting worried

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