Re: Plucking chest feathers
Posted by John O on 11/30/08
On 11/30/08, GreyLady wrote:
> On 11/29/08, John Oakes wrote:
>> My Africian Grey continues to pluck out all the feathers
>> on his chest. He has come to the stage where there is pink
>> skin showing and he seems to be biting his skin. He has
>> several toys, is 5 years old and talks continuously. He
>> seems content and happy, eats well and is a great bird.
>> Could this be because he is bored? Any suggestions on how
>> to stop this activity? Thank you.
> John. More information is needed for us to try to help you.
> Describe his diet.
> Are you sure it is a male bird?
> What are his bathing habits?
> When was the last time he had a check up with a good avian
> Describe the surroundings of his cage.
> How often, and for how long, is he out of his cage?
> How long has he been doing this plucking?