I am Not sure that this is feather picking . He seems to be preening himself on other areas on his body. Its just this one area at the base of his chest that seems to be the problem. There is a small scab / sore beginning. His feathers are discolored around the area so I believe it is bleeding a little bit not actively. He is eating well and is out of his cage about 5 hours a day and have plenty of toys. even when I am scratching him petting him, playing with him whatever he is still incessantly digging at that area.
I feel awful . But he seems content. So would you not use the bitter stuff? It doesn't seem to deter him at all.
No feathers are missing, it just seems to itch like crazy. Does that sound like feather plucking? As I said, he is grooming normally every where else. Do birds get hotspots? .
Heading to the vet today. She has a sore on her chest. No feathers are missing but I just can't watch anymore.. gotta make sure there isn't something that we can do. Thanks for checking back. I appreciate it!