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Re: BLUE + GOLD MACAW SMELLS

Posted by GreyLady on 3/14/12
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    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.