Since individual birds vary in size, even within the species, choose the collars size based on your birds weight. Common species sizes are listed below however, for the most accurate sizing weigh your bird in grams.
Neck Bird Collars
|X-Small||3/4"t x 4"l|
|Small||1"t x 6.75"l|
15."t x 8.75"l
|Large||2 1/4"t x 9.5"l|
2 3/4""t x 10"l
General Size Guide. Please note that there is a wide variance in bird sizes, even amongst birds of the same species. We can't guarantee size
|African Grey (Congo)||Medium|
|African Grey (Timneh)||Medium|
|Amazon (Lilac Crowned)||Medium|
|Cameron (African Grey)||
|Cockatiel (larger with girth = 6.5")||
|Cockatiel babies (Under 6 months)||Small|
|Cockatiel (Over 6 months)||Small|
|Cockatoo (Bare Eyed)||
|Cockatoo (Greater Sulphur Crested)||
|Cockatoo (Lesser Sulphur Crested)||Medium|
|Cockatoo (Medium Sulphur Crested)||Medium|
|Cockatoo (Rose Breasted - Galah)||Medium|
|Conure (Blue Crown)||Large|
|Conure (Crimson Bellied)||X-Small|
|Conure (Fiery Shouldered)||X-Small|
|Conure (Green Cheek – smaller with a girth of approx. 5.5")||X-Small|
|Conure (Green Cheek – average with a girth of approx. 6")||X-Small|
|Conure (Maroon Bellied)||X-Small|
|Conure (White Eyed)||Small|
|Dove (Ring Neck, smaller)||Small|
|Dove (Ring Neck, larger)||Small|
|Eclectus (Red Sided)||Medium|
|Eclectus (Solomon Island)||Medium|
|Eclectus (Vos Maeri)||Medium|
|Indian Ring Neck||Small|
|Lorikeet, Rainbow (Australian)||Small|
|Lorikeet, Red Collar (Australian)||Small|
|Lorikeet, Scaly (Australian)||Small|
|Macaw (Blue & Gold)||Large|
|Macaw (Blue & Gold - Larger)||Large|
|Macaw (Green Wing)||Large|
|Macaw (Red Headed)||Small|
|Macaw (Yellow Collared)||Small|
|Parakeet (Canary-Winged or BB)|
|Parrot (Australian King)||Small|
|Parrot (Red Bellied)||Small|
Medium weight fleece, heavy-duty thread, stiffener insert, industrial strength hook & loop.
About This Collar:
The Fringy Neck Bird Collar is one of our thickest, most protective neck-style collars. It's designed for mostly bald, severe feather plucking birds and bird self mutilation.
These bird collars support healing of:
Our Fringy Neck Bird Collar features a semi-stiff base and thick layers of soft fleece around the neck to support zealous chewers toward healing.
The Fringy Neck Bird Collar is soft and comfortable to wear, unlike traditional plastic collars. Best of all, it doesn’t interfere with your bird's peripheral vision or the ability to eat and drink.
Putting The Collar On:
This bird collar closes with DuraGrip® Industrial Strength Hook & Loop that allows for a wide range of collar adjustments and a better fit. Persistent pluckers may be able to open the hook & loop. Try spraying the collar with a bitter spray or use duct tape on the underside.
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Please know that birds that compulsively pluck or mutilate and those that have been plucking for few years may chew up or outwit a bird collar. Plan to support acceptance with patient training and a bitter-tasting spray.
In many cases, a bird collar can deter a feather plucking habit. Choose a bird collar based on how severe your birds feather plucking habit has become. A mild feather plucking bird does best with a lightweight collar, while a severe plucker needs a thicker, more robust collar. Take our quiz to find the best styles for your birds plucking habit. Plan to train your bird to accept the bird collar. An untrained bird may rip the collar off. ALWAYS pair a bird collar with wellness strategies and behavior modification for best results.Take the bird collar quiz
While UnRuffledRx soft bird collars are very popular, even among vets, they're not for all situations. If your bird has an acute injury, like a surgical wound that it must leave alone, choose a more restrictive plastic collar. Also, there are issues with how durable we can make a collar that is both comfortable and safe for your bird. Bird's chew and compulsive pluckers may not tolerate our soft bird collars.
UnRuffledRx uses quality materials in our bird collars. Thick, fluffy fleece. Industrial-grade hook & loop. Extra-thick thread. Many styles can be trimmed at the neck and perimeter for an individualized fit. We even offer support to help you train your bird and to develop strategies for long-term success!Watch our Training video
Your avian vet will help you rule out medical conditions known to induce plucking. This is an important first step. Talk with your vet about using a bird collar to deter feather plucking in birds and how keep it from getting worse.
Science shows that most unwanted behavior will improve by integrating wellness into your bird care routines. This entails preventative care, optimizing the diet, providing for environmental enrichment, and developing a strong behavior plan. This is our wheelhouse!
Behavior management is hard so get help from a bird behaviorist. As a licensed psychotherapist grounded in ABA therapy and a long-time avian professional, Diane Burroughs, LCSW will help you pull it all together. Book a consultation today!
We recognize that not all birds welcome wearing a bird collar. Behavior, medical, and socialization issues can interfere. Please view the training video below and work with your bird to accept the collar. Unopened, unused collars may be returned within 30 days of purchase for store credit toward future purchases. Return PolicyWatch Our Training Video
As a caring pet owner, we know that your ultimate goal is for the plucking to stop. Bird collars don't change behavior, but wellness strategies and behavior modification do! That's where the Complete Feather Plucking Kit comes in. We also offer a number of resources to help you develop a plan for long-term results in our blog, on our FaceBook Live sessions, and on our YouTube Channel. But, for best results, book a consultation with a bird behaviorist.Book Now
If your bird is new to wearing a collar you'll have to train it to both accept the collar and not chew up the collar. Clicker training is the solution of choice. Watch my YouTube Video here: https://youtu.be/ubm2BCNH5LE
On the order page, look for the orange colored SIZE GUIDE right by the product price.
Most collars come in 5-7 sizes based on the birds weight in grams. If you don't have a gram scale, you can purchase one online. Amazon tends to be the most affordable place. You don't need a specialized bird scale, it just has to weigh in grams.
Your avian vet should have a weight on file, too.
click to Returns policy in the footer below.
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