Why Parrots Pluck Their Feathers

  • Overview

    Understand Why Parrots Pluck Their Feathers

    • Examine both medical and behavioral feather picking in parrots
    • Explore 4 evidence-based strategies to manage feather plucking
    • Develop an understanding of behavior modification to equip you to take charge

    Useful Diagrams to Help You Understand Why Parrots Pluck Their Feathers

    Don't give up on your bird!  In this basic eBook learn that there is hope for managing feather picking and that you can take some action steps to get it under control. Parrot behavior expert, Diane Burroughs delivers essential information to help you understand why parrots pluck their feathers and what you can do about it.  

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    Avian Vets Often Suggest Behavior Modification to Manage Feather Picking

    Trying to make sense of a feather picking problem can be overwhelming, but, it is not impossible.

    This eBook examines both the medical and behavioral causes of feather picking. You'll first learn about the importance of ruling out a medical cause with your avian veterinarian.  You'll gain an understanding of several medical causes that result in feather destructive processes.

    While it is essential to rule out medical causes of feather picking with the aid of an Avian Veterinarian, the behavior usually takes on a behavioral component that responds to behavior modification. This is something most people don't really understand. Diane Burroughs, LCSW will assist you in analyzing what issues may be influencing your birds' habit and offer you four actionable, evidence-based strategies to remedy the situation. 

    This eBook includes forms and charts to help you analyze the function of your bird’s feather picking behavior and a reproducible form to help you learn what may be contributing to feather destructive behavior.

    15 pages. including understanding the function of the behavior and assessing for improvement.

    For a significantly more thorough understanding of parrot feather plucking and how to develop behavior modification strategies, get The Feather Plucking Remedies or Birds Workbook. 

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