my male zebra finch is getting bald and i want to know the reason why

my male zebra finch is getting bald and i want to know the reason why

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Kate McKelvie
5 years ago

Does the skin where the feathers are out look normal, or reddened and bumpy?

Kate McKelvie
5 years ago

From Beauty of Birds: Patchy feather-loss on a bird can be a sign of Vitamin A deficiency, which can be treated by supplementing your bird’s diet accordingly. Patchy feather loss can also be caused by ringworms. It could just be a molt. If he is acting perfectly normally I would keep a watch on him, and look at his diet. If pin feathers start to appear, end of worries. I would also find a local vet that treats birds, in case his condition worsens or doesn’t resolve. Vets are always your best resource! Sometimes you can find the answer to… Read more »

Kelly Furgason
5 years ago

Is your zebra finch with other birds too?