On 6/06/09, Chuck wrote:
> I have 7 society finches. 4 of them I removed from the
> community and put in a separate cage in same room. These 4
> have lost feathers around their neck and the skin in their
> neck does not look normal. It seems to be discolored like
> the sacks on new borns after being fed by parents. I have
> a large flight cage. The other 3 societies, and pair each
> of Gouldians, African Orange Cheeks and Owls. They all
> seem ok. This problem on the 4 has been going on for
> several months. Otherwise, these 4 are very active and eat
> well. My birds eat seed and fresh fruit & vegetables
> dailey. Also, there is no feather plucking going on. HELP!
Sounds like you might have a mite problem....I use SCATT and
you put 1 drop on the skin of their necks..