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Parrot Feather Protector - Feather Plucking Help

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  • Feather Protector
  • Bird Feather Protector
  • Parrot Feather Protector
Avian Fashions
$28.99
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AVFPRO

 Product Description

Vest Covers Chest & Back To Deter Feather Picking To Allow Feather Regrowth

The Feather Protector is for mild feather plucking birds. Made from fleece, the Feather Protector creates a thick barrier over  feather picking problem areas including your parrots vulnerable breast and back areas. It does not cover under the wings. Fringed fleece provides your parrot an alternative to nibble to preen.  Please contact us for information regarding alternatives if your bird is causing skin damage.
 

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Feather Protector deters your bird from picking it's chest. The Feather Protector does NOT stop your parrot's skin agitation, solve nutritional deficits or lower anxiety related feather plucking.  You may need to explore with additional feather plucking remedies in order to treat feather plucking "causes" in addition to making it hard for habitual feather destructive parrots to access feathers. 
 

What Causes Feather Picking?

Skin Irritation / Damaged Feather Follicles May Instigate Feather Picking Or Excessive Scratching

If you've ever had mosquito bite, you remember that Band-Aids don't stop the itch but just make it more difficult to scratch.  Your feather picking parrot may need a skin soothing agent like AviX Soother Spray for minor irritation or AviX Soother Ointment to address lesions.
 

Malnutrition and Nutritional Deficits Instigate Feather Picking

Parrots with nutritional deficits or allergies experience skin irritation and itching, just as we do. Consider avian nutritional supplements like: AviVita Plus, Nekton Bio or Featheriffic.  Supplement your birds diet with Calcium rich veggies & vitamin A packed greens


Anxiety And Boredom May Cause Feather Picking

Birds have strong, instinct based needs to stay busy with foraging activities and socialization. When these needs are not met, your bird will experience anxiety and may turn to feather picking or other compulsive behaviors to relieve the stress.  If you've ever had a compulsive habit such as picking at nails or biting cheek skin, Band Aids don't stop the compulsion.  AviCalm is an excellent, bird safe, homeopathic supplement to decrease anxiety and agitation. Birds with calcium imbalance are also known to become nervous and potentially engage in feather plucking.

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