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Re: Macaw loosing feathers

Posted by Gwen on 1/15/07
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    On 1/15/07, Dave wrote:
    > On 1/14/07, Gwen wrote:
    >> On 1/13/07, Charles J. Kane wrote:
    >>> Please does anyone knows why my macaw is loosing small
    >>> amount of feathers I would be very grateful for any answer
    >>> Mr. Kane of San Juan, Puerto Rico
    >>
    >>
    >> Mr. Kane,
    >> Your macaw is probably just beginning to molt. :) Nothing
    > to worry about it's
    >> normal.
    >
    > Gwen, a lot of them are going thru a molt now. Mine just
    > started getting in some new tail feathers in the last few
    > weeks. My Greenwing just finnished a heavy molt and now its
    > the Amazons turn. It looks like a down pillow exploded in side
    > his cage....lol This is normal. You won't see "bald spots"
    > but you will see lots of feathers around. Dave

    Dave, yeah my guys go through their molts one right after the other. Seems like we
    have someone going through a molt all the time lol I think our miligold is the worst
    .. his little down feathers are EVERYWHERE! I just recently got a tail feather from my
    greenwing and my camelot. I LOVE finding big feathers when they molt .. it's better
    than Christmas!! :) Gwen