Bird Collars for Mild Feather Plucking

Range of Feather Plucking Behavior

A mild plucker maybe a parrot that is over-preening, barbering, or showing one bald spot. Consult with your avian veterinarian to rule out a medical cause.  If the cause of mild plucking is behavioral, consider a mild collar combined with behavior modification

Managing Mild Feather Plucking in Parrots

  • Offer a lightweight bird collar to protect feathers
  • Resolve parrot husbandry and environmental stressors that cause stress
  • Bathe your bird regularly
  • Use behavior modification strategies for long-term success.  Please see The Feather Plucking Remedies for Birds Workbookfor help.

Bird Collar Barriers are an important part of solving feather plucking in parrots.