Treating a Bird With Mites

I have a Red Lorie. He keeps picking on his breast feathers. I assume he has mites. Can I treat them myself? What do I use?

By KathyRay from Ft. Worth,TX



July 22, 20090 found this helpful

You need to find a local vet that specializes in birds and have him check your bird out. It may be just normal preening but I'd get him checked to be sure. Besides with a bird like that you really should have an avian vet for regular check ups and vet care.

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