No don't put it on their feathers! They are supposed to eat
it and it works from within then. It will help make their
tails a brighter red in time too.
You can add some aloe and a bit of apple cider vinegar to
their bath water to help also. My vet had me do that and it
Do a web search and you can find more info.
Hope this helps..
/28/09, Gwen wrote:
> Hi Everyone!
> I've recently noticed a few of my fids itching and
> occasionally pulling pin feathers out. We've all been to
> the vet to find nothing but dry skin. I don't run a
> humidifier but my guys get baths pretty often. (once every
> day or 2) I recently bought a case of red palm oil for
> myself and I found out that it's good for our feathered
> family members also! It tastes like crap to me but I use it
> for my hair. I'm going to try giving it to my fids on some
> toast or bananas or something but I was wondering about
> giving them baths with it? Oil doesn't mix well w/ water
> but that's how I use it on my hair and it has helped w/ my
> dry scalp so I was wondering if anyone uses it like this
> for the birds? Does it help?? Mixed w/ warm water and
> shaken often??
> Any input is appreciated! Thanks Gwen