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Molting

I am just curious as to how old GCCs are before they have their first molt...I kno all babies lose the lil white feathers that stick to everything but i am also seeing feathers that are the color of his chest feathers could this be a sign he is molting... Thanks in advance

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yes it could be sign of him molting some birds are 6 months when they first molt some are a little younger or a little older it really depends on you bird. out of my three tiels two molted at 6 months one molted at 7 and a half months.

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Ok my tiel is molting right now... but i wasnt sure if thats a sign that my moms Green Cheek Conure could be molting.. I think he is about 4 months old but not 100% sure...

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i have heard of birds molting early it is most likely lite right now the white fluffy feathers are a part of the molt to if you see more of them and if the other feathers you will know for sure he is molting

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Don't worry, my Dex was a few months old when she did! Very young!

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Yeah I knew that lil white feathers were cuz my sisters parakeet is molting and so is my tiel Gizmo and ive also noticed with out Green Cheek Conure that a few feathers that contain the colors on his chest area are falling out....so Our GCC will get adult feathers this early

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Maxx started around 4 months and it was a LONG first molt. He just started again at 1 year.



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I love your ticker for maxx... I cant seem to get mine like that lol... Kinda off topic

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