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Re: Macaw tail feathers

Posted by Verdell on 10/16/08
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    On 10/16/08, GreyLady wrote:
    > On 10/16/08, cindy wrote:
    >> hi,
    >>
    >> i have a blue and gold macaw that i recently rescued. the
    >> tail feather is kinda messed up. is there any way to fix
    >> this issue? would clipping it be ok and will it grow back?
    >> please advise to what to do about this situation.
    >>
    >> thanks,
    >> cin
    >
    > Definitely DO NOT clip any of the tail feathers unless it is
    > suggested by a vet because of some health issue. I can't
    >


    > Also, make sure the cage is large enough so that his
    feathers are not rubbing the sides or bottom this will damage
    the feathers. A small cage is definitly not healthy for the
    bird either. After a moult and when you are able to bath him
    in the future, you will be amazed at how beautiful they
    become. Good Luck