Ask Dr. Dobson: Sparky

How long does it take for flight feathers to grow back normally?

In answer to your question, there are several different variances in the way feathers grow and how long it takes for them to grow back. With out knowing the cause of the loss of feathers it can be difficult to give you an estimate of time.  In normal healthy bird, it can take anywhere from 4-6 months.

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