Feathers are a wonderful indication of your bords health. FEATHERS CONDITIONS AND THEIR MEANINGS: 👇👇👇
-Dry and brittle feathers indicate a humidity problem.
-Discoloration indicates dietary problems
-Dull colors indicate a lack of vitamin D3 (sunlight)
- Stress bars indicates inadequaces in a birds care or that the bird has gone through something that caused it stress.
-Dark feathers indicate excessive fat in the birds blood
-Damaged feathers (not due to plucking see plucking section below) indicates a fall
- Oily feathers indicates liver problems *It is important to note the differences between a plucked and molted feather. In a plucled feather there will usually be broken quills, split shafts, chew marks, or they will look overly tattered (more than the normal tatters of an old molted feather). In a naturally molted feather the shaft should be sharp and empty.