dull feather

by amy persaud

my parrot is only 3 weeks old and his feathers has a dull colour to it it seems like he around 5 to 6 years old. why is this??

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Jul 16, 2013
Bird with dull feathers
by: Tracie

I am thinking you mean you have had the bird 3 weeks, since it can't be 3 weeks old and 5 or 6 years old.

Dull feathers are usually due to a lack of proper nutrition. This can be remedied by changing the birds diet to a high quality pellet diet. Most birds should eat 80% pellets that are not colored or full of sugar and chemicals. Parakeets eat less pellets, feed them 70% pellets.

Due to the lack of nutrition, this means the bird could have internal problems also. Please find an avian vet to examine your bird.

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