On 7/29/05, Rowena wrote:
> Thanks for replying Robin. We had thought at first that one of
> the others had pulled them, but we can't find the feathers
> anywhere, even cleaned out the wicker nest they use, still no
> feathers. He's eating well, chirping and preening, and still
> hopping around his cage, kinda clumsy tho', balance may be off?
> Except for the tail issue, seems to be happy and healthy.
> Probably bothers me more than him, but don't want to put him
> back in with the flight, you know how birds are with one that
> looks injured or different. Thanks, Rowena
Oh absolutely.It zoomed over my head this was a finch we're
talking about.Hard to say really,they do actually have a little
faster metabolisms than the bigger birds,so hopefully it will
Adding a little low-fat protein to his diet ought to help,some
mealworms or meat,whichever your birds are used to.