Originally Posted by sebian
I actually just talked to Bryan about this, and he said that a bulb-less quill IS, in fact, one indication (of many) of mites. I also asked him if a bulb-less quill could mean something internal is going on, to which he replied probably not-- bulb-less quills are usually an indication of something happening on the outside (injury, mites, etc.).
The scratch test is still the better method, in my opinion...
Sorry for any confusion-- I hope this cleared it up a little. If not, I hope it made you come up with more questions
Well, her quills do have said bulbs at the end