Bird Collars for Mild Feather Plucking
A mild plucker may be a parrot that is over-preening, barbering, or showing one bald spot. First, 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
- Provide a mild bird collar for the bird wear during times it plucks
- Minimize environmental stressors that cause the bird anxiety
- Provide your bird with a premium diet suited for it's species
- Bath your bird regularly
- Learn behavior modification strategies to reward behaviors that you'd like to see more of and decrease feather plucking in parrots. Please see The Feather Destructive Behavior Workbook for help.
Bird Collar Barriers are an important part of solving feather plucking in parrots.