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  1. Your Parrotlet's Health
    So Kiwi has had ongoing pin feathers on his chest right under his face for the longest time (7 months). They are dark green so I'm assuming they are still developing. He is crazy about picking at them and has even plucked some feathers around them where there is now skin showing. Luckily he...
  2. Bonding and Training
    Hello! My baby is 3.5-4 months old and she's awesome! :D However, recently she started biting me and pretty much everything around her. I did notice that she has a lot of pin feathers growing on her head and neck. Could that be the reason? How should I treat her during this time? Of course I...
  3. Bonding and Training
    My parrotlet, Booker, really appreciates the help I give him with pin feathers. He climbs the cage when I get close and waits on his perch for me if I don't come to him. Unfortunately, he appreciates so much I think he's returning the favor! it starts with gentle beaking, but once he gets to a...
  4. Bonding and Training
    Skittles never like Scritches much(he's about 10 months and I've had him for 8) and because he didn't like them much when I first got them I didn't want to ruin his trust and be too persistent about cuddling/Scritches. However, after a sort of recent posts about pin feathers and how you can...
  5. Bonding and Training
    My parrotlet Copi is nearing the end of his natal molt, in fact, it may be over. I had noticed a large number of pin feathers on his head and this was new to me as my budgerigar, that was with us for over 12 years, had never displayed. After reading up on this phenomenon and seeing various...
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