Green cheek conure has black spots on feathers

My green cheek conure has a lot of black spots all over it's feathers and im not sure what could be the reason. Help!

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Aug 29, 2012
Black spots on feathers
by: Tracie

These are typically stress marks. They usually indicate that the bird is not getting the proper nutrition. If you are feeding your bird a high quality pellet diet, like Harrison's or Roudybush, for 80% of it's diet, then your bird may be ill.

If you are feeding no pellets, table food or cheap ZuPreem pellets then I suspect nutrition is the issue. ZuPreem has lots of sugar which can cause yeast infections and can lead to digestive problems. Also all of the artificial ingredients can cause problems too.

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