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Old 06-28-2015, 02:39 AM
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Mink is having her first molt so she is a little self conscious ...

For a little while now, I noticed a dark spot above her cere on her left side. Upon close inspection I could tell it was feathers missing. I kept an eye on it, and it didn't get worse until she started her molt, then it started on the right side too, so I'm not worrying about it. You can see it in the pics. Is anyone familiar with that?

Here is my cute little girl at 15 weeks old Look how innocent she looks!



She's a bit shy

Learning to type


The wide eyed look


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Old 06-28-2015, 03:33 AM
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Your Mink is a such a cutie, I love her colours!
You don't need to worry about the tiny spot where the feathers are missing, this happens sometimes during a moult. They can also have those very same tiny spots of missing feathers on the sides of the face and near the eyes too. Mink will soon grow those beautiful feathers back.
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Awww so much cuteness Mink is adorable
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Lovely pictures of Mink. She is a cutie.
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Mink is an adorable little girl.

The feathers missing right above her cere are just normal loss during a molt and nothing to be concerned about.

Mink's "shy" picture is sooo cute!
Edit: Sorry, I just looked back through the thread and realized aluz alreay gave the answer about the feathers near her cere.
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Such a sweet little hen. I really like her color, thank's for sharing...
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Mink is very sweet as well as being a beautiful girl.
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Whenever Little Beau Pete is molting he ALWAYS has that spot there when he does. Totally normal. I just love her shy expressions and eyes! What a cute little character <3
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Thank you so much everyone for your kind comments ! Mink is still getting used to compliments without getting embarrassed

I'm glad to hear that the spots above the cere is normal. Strange thing is, it started happening weeks before her actual molt started. Then the day or two of diarrhea a week and a half before the molt too... I guess it's just her hormones shifting LOL.

One of the funny things she does is every night when I cover her and Twigs' cage, is she makes a "plip plip plip" (or pwip) sort of sound, and juts her head out as if to peck the air. I guess she sees the cover as a threat? I would think she should be used to it by now lol. Especially since I don't just throw it on, I lay it on slowly and methodically as I unfold it on the cage. She may be young, but she definitely has her opinions!
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Aww, Mink has blossomed into a fine young lady and picking up some computer skills too! Such an eligible little bachelorette.
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