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    Lovebird Collar info

    Ok, here is the way I make my collars for pluckers/mutilators.

    Step one, get all equipment ready (gauze pads, medical tape, scissors, toilet paper tube/paper towel tube). (measuring tape is for size comparison)


    Step two: Cut a section of the cardboard tube (wide enough to stretch the neck out a bit):

    You may need to cut it shorter so there is only a very little bit of overlap when placed on the neck.


    Step three: Wrap the cardboard piece in the gauze (make sure it is stretched tight and use the whole piece of gauze for maximum comfort).



    Step four: Make sure the end piece of the gauze is on the outside of the collar so it doesn't rub on the neck, then tape it with the medical tape.


    Step five: Cut one end (the end that will be closest to the skin) rounded so it doesn't have corners that will rub too much.


    Step six: Add a bit of tape to the other end (the end that will go over and tape the whole collar on).


    Step seven: Wrap it around the bird's neck. Make sure the wings are able to move, but the neck has little give so there is little room to reach around to the back of the body.

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    Re: Lovebird Collar info

    Your so great Briana to show with pics how you make the collars for your birds, I hope it works well with Squeakers. Is that Fletcher in your pic? I forget really who it is but how is he doing these days? Is that a new picture?
    Fly Free Boomer, we will forever love you.

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    Re: Lovebird Collar info

    Yippee!!!
    Thanks! I will have to do it tonight! It looks so much better then the other cone, and I'm sure he will be semi glad to be out of that cone. Thanks again for all this help! It just might be the answer to all Squeakers problems... Well some of them at least Squeakers and I truly appreciate it
    (((hugs!!)))

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    Re: Lovebird Collar info

    Quote Originally Posted by boomer girl View Post
    Is that Fletcher in your pic? I forget really who it is but how is he doing these days? Is that a new picture?
    That is Io, my newer bird. I am pretty sure that "she" is a "he". The pic of him in may hands is new, the other is older.

    He tolerates it so well now. Very little struggling and when I put him back in the cage, he doesn't freak out like he used to, he will go about his normal activities.
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    Re: Lovebird Collar info

    Bleh....Sorry I called him shamus... So many lovebirds - Too many names to remember :P
    Sorry!! Also, sorry to shamus for getting them mixed up

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    Re: Lovebird Collar info

    Oh, he don't mind! But he did want me to tell you that he is the only Lovebird in my flock with a splay-leg and he wanted me to tell you:

    "I'll be watching you!!"
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    Lol! Look at his pretty colors! I am honored that Lo is watching me

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    Re: Lovebird Collar info

    No, that is Shamus. The boy that has the collar is Io (that's i-o).
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    Re: Lovebird Collar info

    thats a neat collar lo is modeling if he had a bow-tie on he would be ready for the dance

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    Re: Lovebird Collar info

    Grr!!! I'm sorry... Its all so confusing!

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    Re: Lovebird Collar info

    Wow, it looks great! This should be a sticky!
    "Questions open the door to knowledge."

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    Re: Lovebird Collar info

    Dear Mods,
    This should TOTALLY be a sticky in our little section!

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    Re: Lovebird Collar info

    Great tutorial Bri!

    Hiya Shamus!


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    Re: Lovebird Collar info

    I think I'm going to bookmark this thread for if I ever need it. Thanks!

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    Re: Lovebird Collar info

    Okay! the new collar works like a charm
    However...He hates it. My first one doesnt look as nice as Bri's do
    Oh well, the next one will be better! P.s. Pics later on tomorrow... okay?

    There.

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