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Cockatiels are very dusty and if they suddenly lose that powder down, be concerned!
You can help reduce it a little bit by misting them down and providing bathing opportunities often but you'll never get rid of it. You should try having one of the large white cockatoos. Every time Boo brushed against something it ended up covered in this soft powder!
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