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I have noticed in the last few days my hen budgie has been feather plucking all their babies that are feathering up the oldest are missing feathers from their head down to the top of their wings.

 

Will there feathers grow back?

 

Today i went out the took the babies out and placed them with dad but i cant see him feeding them, what do i do?

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Hi,

If the father will not feed the babies and the hen is plucking them than you may have to hand rear them.

 

I have noticed in the last few days my hen budgie has been feather plucking all their babies that are feathering up the oldest are missing feathers from their head down to the top of their wings.

 

Will there feathers grow back?

 

Today i went out the took the babies out and placed them with dad but i cant see him feeding them, what do i do?

 

 

 

 

 

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thanks, yeah that is what i think i have to do, its gonna be hard because the babies range from 4 weeks down, and they have a lovely habit of screaming and biting me even though i have been handling them.

:wacko:

 

But thats what il have to do. But will there feathers grow back?

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Feathers will grow back in most cases unless the feather follicles have been damaged :)

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Feathers will grow back in most cases unless the feather follicles have been damaged :)

 

 

Sorry for late reply, babies are good they are now eating on there own, most of the feathers are begining to grow back expect for the littlest which appears to hav had a deeper cut on its head but is now healing :)

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