By Dr Colin Walker BSc, BVSc, MRCVS, MACVSc (Avian health)
One of the most common problems that birds are presented to veterinarians for is feather chewing. This is partly because the problem is so highly visible. It is however one of the most complex problems to accurately diagnose and successfully resolve. Simplistic solutions like ‘Stop Pick’ sprays and collars mask but do not fix the problem.
The causes of feather chewing fall into three main categories
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