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Would scaly mites cause...this? #170541 04/17/07 12:31 AM
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No pictures because it's not a malformation or anything, but I've noticed that since I started treating Snow with the mineral oil, she is almost territorial over the food box! She's eating a lot more than I've seen her before...but then again, teh other budgies are eating a lot more too. It just seems that Snow is eating a lot, but her weight doesn't appear to have changed.

Would scaly mites have affected her appetite and/or ability/desire to eat? There's nothing else terribly peculiar about her, aside from that I can tell me handling her so much to do the treatments stresses her out.

Re: Would scaly mites cause...this? [Re: Confused] #170543 04/17/07 12:32 AM
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its breeding season so that could be the reason that all of them are eating more

and since she is a she, she needs more nutriens so she is eating more


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Re: Would scaly mites cause...this? [Re: I luv GiGi and Yogi] #170623 04/17/07 04:56 AM
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i would say breeding season, make sure there are two food bowls in her cage so they can each have one


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