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Offline momazon

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New feathers already?
« on: September 15, 2013, 08:32:00 PM »
Our birds are getting new pinfeathers.  We are not getting any real change of weather just yet, so I wonder what cues are causing all these pinfeathers. Anyone else having this happen?

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Re: New feathers already?
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2013, 09:51:14 PM »

Yes, Chester is full of pin feathers on the back of his head and neck area.
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Offline maxsmom

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Re: New feathers already?
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2013, 04:07:23 AM »
haven't noticed in the last couple weeks. They had them a few weeks ago
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Offline Fuzzy

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Re: New feathers already?
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2013, 06:10:02 PM »
Kobe is moulting heavily right now so pins should follow soon!   :icon_mrgreen:  Ollie moulted a couple of months ago.


Offline momazon

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Re: New feathers already?
« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2013, 08:19:44 PM »
I guess the hot climate we were in did not cause the moult till much later in the year.  Don't know, but here in the north they are little porcupines right now!

Offline Dartman

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Re: New feathers already?
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2013, 08:27:25 PM »
Lurch is busy dropping all kinds of feathers and pinning out on his neck right now. He still loves taking a big flight feather and working the tip to scritch himself with, he'll even take one from me and happily use it after chewing the end just right.
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Re: New feathers already?
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2013, 08:12:25 AM »
Bronson just got done with her molt, still has a couple small pins in the neck area I was just helping her with those this morning while sitting in the morning sunshine. She even gave me some wheezes!  :love5: