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We Asked The Experts

Five avian experts share their philosophies on feather picking

What experts have to say about birds who engage in feather-pickingFeather picking, arguably, is the one non life-threatening condition that most frustrates bird owners. There are countless doting bird owners who feel guilty for having a bird that feather picks, believing that they have somehow failed their bird. Pinpointing the exact cause as to why a bird plucks out its feathers is often elusive, adding to the frustration.
For this article, BIRD TALK put together a panel of avian experts to address the “who, how and why” of feather picking in order to offer those whose birds pick some insight and hope into tackling this condition.

**For the full article, pick up the September 2008 issue of BIRD TALK**

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i have it when they fp
amber, hilo, HI
Posted: 2/22/2009 3:33:39 PM
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