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How much is a normal amount of weight variance? Niko's finally comfortable enough to let me weigh him, and his weight dropped by about a gram when I weighed him last. When should I be concerned about any weight loss or gain?

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Katherine, this article in the link has a good in depth explanation of weight variance and guidelines to go by. As it says, you want to get a pattern on the individual. One of my parrots for example, varies on a regular basis a little more widely than my other birds, but is fine.

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