my female finch

by katie
(Christchurch,New Zealand)

hi there i have a pair of little white finches and my female had a small bald patch behind her head (back of neck area)they are in a good sized cage with pleanty of room and one one pair in this cage,male has not got this problem.What could this be from??Also what meterial should i use for them to make a home in wee breeding box??

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Jun 26, 2010
Mate aggression in birds
by: The Avian Vet

This is mate aggression, usually caused by one wanting to nest; The male is "forcing" her into the nest. Do you have a nest for them? Coconut fiber or nesting material good. You can find Nesting Fiber on this website.

Dr B

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