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Re: goffin cockatoo

Posted by Rosie on 3/22/06
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    On 3/22/06, sharron wrote:
    > hi i have a yr old goffin dna sexed male recently he has
    > started to pluck his feathers,severely..... there has been
    > no change in his enviroment, or time that we spend,we just
    > had his wings clipped and ever since then he started to
    > pluck but lately i find for some reason he is showing
    > signs of when i was hand feeding him, he asks a little
    > like the baby behavior...... he is not a screamer.. i am
    > just lost..... i would like him to grow his feathers back
    > cause i mean he plucked them mainly all from his wings,
    > chest and back he is down to his down feathers i would
    > appreciate some ideas or helpful information please
    > thank you

    My Goffins did the same thing I started useing some new
    lotion and he didn't like it. Now that I stopped useing it
    he grew all his feathers back in and looks beautiful!!! Are
    you using anything new like perfume, air freshners, lotion
    new makeup anything you get on your hands and then touch him.
    My Goffins is 2 now and it took me about 6 months to figure
    it out but I was glad I did. Good Luck!!! Rosie