Bird Collars for Moderate Feather Plucking in Parrots


Range of Feather Plucking Behavior

Mild Collars Moderate Collars Severe Collars Mutilators Neck & Feet Pluckers


Moderate Feather Pluckers have some bald spots but no open lesions.   These birds often zealously concentrate their plucking in one or more areas but are not totally bald. The affected areas may have follicle damage or not.

Supplies for Moderate Feather Plucking Parrots:

The clearly is uncomfortable and should be followed by an avian veterinarian to rule out a contributing medical disorder.  Management efforts should concentrate on the following:

  • Providing a bird collar that is sturdy enough for zealous pluckers
  • Providing bird calming supplements as needed
  • Caring for irritated skin
  • Insuring that your bird has a premium diet including bird vitamins and feather growth supplements
  • Exploring parrot husbandry techniques that may be contributing to the problem

Moderate feather plucking parrots are at risk of having the problem worsen.  



Moderate Feather Plucking Parrots

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