Articles and links on moulting, wing and nail clipping, bathing etc

Blood Feathers star
A blood feather is a growing feather and because it is growing, it has a supply of blood. A normal feather that has finished growing causes no problems if broken or clipped, but a blood feather will bleed – and it may bleed a lot.

Feathers, Feathers Everywhere star
Feathers can be molted at any time of the year, but normally they will have a heavy molt once or twice a year.

How to Trim Your Bird's Nails star
Trimming your bird’s nails is a major part of avian grooming. Typically, your bird will require nail trimmings on a monthly basis; you can either pay a professional or learn how to do it yourself by following these simple steps.

Molting Basics star
It is important to understand the stress your bird faces during their normal molt. By understanding the process you are able to meet their needs and make the transition as easy as possible.

Wingclipping star
The decision to clip your bird�s wings is something your should think about. Here are some thoughts on the matter.

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