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Q. My canary is picking feathers and also she has lost her feathers around neck she has 6 months doing this I have done everything and nothingas a result

A. Have her seen by an avian veterinarian. Rule out external parasites and infection. Clean and sanitize the cage, perches, bowls, etc. Provide toys or other enrichment to prevent her feather picking due to boredom.

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ANGEL ALVARADO

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