Karen, thanks for the help.
On 10/14/08, karen wrote:
> On 10/14/08, Donna wrote:
>> Help please. I have a mulican cockatoo named Mango. She
>> has been with me for 5 years. She is a very friendly.
>> had one owner before us. She is about 8 years old. She
>> started plucking her chest feathers about a week ago. I
>> immediately took her to the vet and of course the have
>> the blood work which cameback with no issues. So... we
>> are assuming she is doing a mental pluck. Nothing has
>> changed in her environment. The vet gave us antiobotics
>> and a few other medicines which she has been taking for a
>> week. She continues to pluck to the bleeding point. I
>> have tried a sock around her neckso she can notget to her
>> chest, however, if youknow birds theycan reach anywhere.
>> Can anyone help with a way to keep her away from her chest
>> so it can heal?
> Go to the above link, send an E-mail or call
> Lori Drew is known for her ability to "rehab" Toos
> She has a big heart & will give you some ideas
> -She is the best hope I know of for this heart breaking issue
> I would guess your Too is going through a hormone surge at 8
> years old. All grown up & frustrated
> also go to http://www.mytoos.com/ thay can help also
> -there are just too many things to cover in an e-mail note-
> Good luck