Re: Painful feathers?
Posted by petparrots on 1/27/09
On 1/26/09, Vamberlee wrote:
> My Hanns Macaw has recently started "crying out" when
> cleaning his feathers. I first thought his beak was too
> long and sharp so I had it trimmed and filed but he still
> cries out.......I feel bad for him and wonder if he could
> have lice or maybe some kind of skin irritation but I
> don't see anything out of the ordinary...Does anyone have
> any thoughts?
How often do you throughly shower your Hahns Macaw? Maybe he
needs a good shower! We shower our birds 2x a week and
everyone gets misted daily by 10 am so they can dry before
night.We also run a humidifier year round helps with dry air