On 3/13/12, Pete wrote:
> I have had Congo African Grey Parrots and a Sun Conure
> for years with very few problems concerning smells. I got
> a young B+G Macaw about six months ago and it seems to
> give off a smell from both his body and droppings. I give
> all of my Parrots a deep soaking shower in the tub twice a
> week, but the Macaw still gives off the smells. Does
> anyone know what I can do to get rid of the smells? THANKS
Did you have the bird vetted? If it has not seen a vet, I'd
suggest, at the very least, have the vet test the droppings.
There are too many possibilities for anyone to make a guess
but assuming it's a strong and/or disagreeable odor, it needs
to be checked out right away.