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Old 04-20-2017, 10:03 AM
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Can someone please tell me if it is normal for a budgie (it's my English hen) to not be able to fly properly after a bath. Suki had a good bath she was soaking wet then when she went to fly she couldn't gain height very well and fell to the floor. I'm hoping this is a normal thing that can happen although ive never seen it before. I picked her up and placed her back in her cage. She's looking pretty annoyed with herself at the minute.

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It's perfectly normal to not be able to fly after a bath, especially if the feathers are quite wet. They will usually roost somewhere safe until they are dry.
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It's perfectly normal to not be able to fly after a bath, especially if the feathers are quite wet. They will usually roost somewhere safe until they are dry.
Thank you for the quick reply. I will stop panicking. I was worried as I have never seen that before and thought maybe she had her wing while bathing.. phew.....

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