losng color

by bonnie burgess
(toronto ont canada)

I have a small yellow parrot with a red mask and red top on his head he is a young bird about a year old and lately his feather look like hes molting but his yellow feathers seem to be turning white in colour.is this normal? he seems to be cheerful and jibbering normally but Im worried about the colour fading

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Nov 09, 2011
Bird losing color
by: The Avian Vet

This probably related to nutrition. I suspect your bird has nutritional deficiencies. If he is not on a pellet diet, then this is most likely the problem. Harrison's is the best and should make up 80% of the diet. If your bird is eating pellets, then switch to a better one. You should also have your bird examined by an avian veterinarian.

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