BirdTricks Blog | Parrot Training — birdie prozac
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In keeping in touch with the avian community, I find more and more people who are coping with the heartbreak of their parrot’s feather plucking, barbering or mutilation. The biggest problem with feather destructive behaviors is that we don’t know why it happens. There are NO experts in this area, because, frankly, no one understands why they do this. There are people with a great deal of experience with pluckers who can recommend changes to make that they have seen good results with. But ...
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