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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-18-2018, 05:42 AM Thread Starter
 
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Lola the kakariki

Hello this is lola shes coming up to a year old for the past 3 months shes been laying eggs constently and losing feathers. ive tried everything to taking out all her mirrors shes on a seed and fruit/veg diet with access to millet and calcium cups. Ive uploaded some pictures can anyone tell me if she looks normal for a moulting bird? as ive heard kakariki have bad maults. Thanks in advance any help will be greatly appreciated
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-23-2018, 04:07 PM
 
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That doesn’t look normal at all for a molting bird. Molting birds will not have bald patches, they never lose so many feathers at the same time so you won’t see bald spots. I would get that bird to a vet immediately. Are there any other birds in the cage with her? Because maybe another bird is plucking her feathers. She wouldn’t be able to reach her own head to pluck so that can’t be an option. Again, go to a vet! It could be an illness causing her to lose her feathers.
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