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Old 01-16-2009, 01:01 PM
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Unhappy parakeet fluff feathers

Hello everyone, I am new to this forum, just join today, and my parakeet has been having some fluffy feather problem for about 4 days, I have to wonder if he have bird mites, I am new bird owner for about 5 months. I have call and try alot of things

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It sounds like he is just molting. They loose LOTS of the little fluffy down feathers during this time and you can also see new feathers growing in. I know when my flock starts molting it looks like I've carpeted the area around the birds with down feathers
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