Feather Picking

Some articles on feather picking, feather:

Animal Psychopathology - Behavioral Disorders - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Ritualized and Stereotyped Behaviors
... Feather picking in orange-winged Amazon parrots has both a genetic component, with the behavior being more likely in one sibling if the other does it, and more common in parrots close to a door when they ... The same study found that feather picking was more common in females and that there was no social transmission of the behavior neighbors of feather ...

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