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losing feathers

my budgie is just about bald he has no feathers on his at all about 2 feathers left on his chest now he is losing it on his back what can i do the vet said it was feather mites and i was advised to get a spray for this i did and followed what was to be done but that was 4mths ago he is getting worse
Type of Animal
:  
budgie
Age of Animal
:  
10mths
Sex of Animal
:  
Male
Breed of Animal
:  
budie
Last date your pet was examined by a vet?
:  
April 29, 2011
City
:  
hull
State/Province
:  
england
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It would be best to take your bird to a vet who specializes in Avian medicine, if available.  Your bird may need a skin biopsy, fecal analysis and blood work to determine the cause of this severe problem.

Causes for feather loss are quite extensive and can include: Skin parasites, Gastrointestinal parasites (giardia, and others), Fungal or bacterial or other microbial skin infections, Atopy (skin allergies), Endocrine disorders, kidney disease, and many many more.
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