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Old 07-15-2015, 04:15 PM
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Ever since Jakob arrived in my home as a tiny little baby, she's had two beautiful yellow tail feathers. Within the last week she's lost them both. She looks a bit short now


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Old 07-15-2015, 04:21 PM
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Even without, she is a real beauty...
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Old 07-15-2015, 04:26 PM
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Aww, Jakob will grow them back in no time and while a bit short she never loses her princess-like composure!
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Old 07-15-2015, 04:36 PM
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I'll pass on all the compliments to her. Any idea how long it takes for a new tail feather to grow?
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Aww poor little Jakob she still looks pretty
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You're probably right about that, Pete
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It generally takes 3 - 4 weeks to have them grown. She only lost the 2 bigger tail feathers, so she still does have a tail, even though it's a bit shorter.
It shouldn't bother her that much or even not at all.
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She doesn't seem bothered by it, and she's changed the other long feathers before, so I wouldn't expect those to fall out now, but they again you never know!
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I never had a budgie to lose the entire tail in one moult, nor even on a night fright and I've had budgies for 27 years.

I could only see that happening on some sort of very unfortunate accident/animal attack.
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