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My congo grey has two spots of missing chest feathers.its an

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my congo grey has two spots of missing chest feathers.its an inside a first time bird owner.need help plz
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 2 years ago.
Hello, I'm Dr. Bob.
I'm sorry to read of Tilly's feather problem. There are many reasons why birds can develop feather losses, but when they're missing from the chest, the cause is most often over zealous grooming. As avian experts have determined that 90-95% of pet bird health problems are dietary in origin, let's start there. What does Tilly eat?