On 1/11/05, KarenH wrote:
> Thanks Michael that's a great page. I've learned something
> about Senegal parrots tonight.
> I thought $50 was a good price too, in fact around here that's
> dirt cheap. I'm pretty skeptical of a "good deal" that's why I
> questioned her sexing method.
> Most of the birds looked just fine but some were plucked pretty
> badly about their chests and some females had the backs of their
> necks plucked. Maybe she was getting out of breeding, I dunno.
> I didn't talk to her very long.
The only time my Snegals are plucked about the neck or head is
when one of the pair is starting or during breeding mode. Once
they're done, they grow back just fine.