feather plucking and swollen neck

by lee
(ayrshire scotland)


hi I got parrot few weeks back that has plucked most of its chest hair out and also it wing has lost most its feathers its neck is also swollen I want to get the parrot back to full health as I dont want this bird to go threw and pain at all.


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Dec 28, 2010
Feather plucking and swollen neck.
by: The Avian Vet

Dr B has answered this before, so I will post what he suggests.

Please take your bird to an avian vet for an in person exam to rule out infection and other health issues. Don't try home remedies before taking your bird to an avian vet, because they only mask the problem and make it harder for the vet to determine what is wrong and what the proper treatment should be.

Please read the Feather Damaging Behavior article for more information about this issue many birds have.

Thank you for looking into this and taking such good care of your bird.

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