Feather plucking in parrots

  title={Feather plucking in parrots},
  author={Marie Kubiak},
  journal={In Practice},
  pages={87 - 95}
  • M. Kubiak
  • Published 1 February 2015
  • Medicine
  • In Practice
Feather plucking, a common problem in pet parrots, can be a result of behavioural or medical influences. This article focuses primarily on the psychological and behavioural causes of feather-damaging behaviour, where stress or frustration triggers secondary self-trauma. 
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