feather picking

Hi, my parrot had its first 1 year old moult and decided to pluck all its pen feathers out. So - it is left with just the downy feathers and obviously those on its head.
It has stopped plucking now as no pen feathers are left. So in a way it is not a feather plucking parrot as this has now stopped.
My question is when will the next new feathers start coming and how will I stop it picking these out?
thank you

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Aug 22, 2011
Bird picked all pin feathers out
by: Tracie

New feathers should start growing in right away, if not there is a problem. Please read the Feather Damaging Behavior article that was written by the avian vet.

You may need to Find an Avian Vet for your bird to make sure there is not a health issue instead of a behavior issue going on.

Let us know how it goes.

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