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Old 02-01-2017, 03:23 AM
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Hello guys
Recently I noticed that rocky has some weird looking feathers on his face , I see some feathers on the bottom of the cage but not as much as I see when I know it's a moult ..
Also he seems more sleepy :/ I really hope it's just a moult but I took a picture of his face area , what do you think ?

Are those black spots new pin feathers ?
I gave him egg the other day..I don't know ..
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It looks like moult to me! Those black dots are new feathers breaking through. My budgies also sleep and eat more when moulting! Also, he sleeps with one foot up - everyone always told me that's a good sign because sick birds don't do that.

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Yes, he is beginning to moult.

The egg food will be extra good for him during this time.
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