by Jackie
(Gallatin, TN)

I was given 2 cockatiels that are believed to be 3 yrs old or so. They were stressed when they were brought to me due to their previous owner dying and being moved around alot for 2 weeks. I have had them now for 5 weeks or so, they are not social at all towards people and now one is plucking the feathers completely off the other almost in a mean manner? Should I separate them or any advice would be greatly appreciated!


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Aug 11, 2011
Bird plucking cage mate
by: Tracie

Yes, you absolutely need to separate the bird that is plucking from the other birds. Injuries can turn into bacterial infections, and birds need their feathers to regulate temperature.

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