collared doves balding

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by V1cky, Feb 11, 2016.

  1. V1cky

    V1cky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 13, 2015
    Hi, I have two collared doves which are losing feathers on their head and neck. At first I thought it was just feather loss due to my budgie biting one but I have since separated them and the feathers haven't grown back and now the other one has some feather loss too. I was just wondering what the cause could be so I can fix it. Could it be a vitamin deficiency?
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2015

    Could be mites/lice. When birds have been plucked long enough the feathers will not grow back. Could they be plucking each other? If this has not been going on for long it could be molt though I doubt it.

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