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Urgent Weird shaped beak and practically no tailfeathers?

Discussion in 'Bird Emergency Highway 911' started by Garet, 10/30/17.

  1. Garet

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    She's behaving quite similar to this budgie????? Hoooooooly
    She has the heavy panting, the weird breathing and the butt thing going on.
     
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    "Her nostrils were swollen ever since i got her 3months ago which is the same time as the incident, it was another budgie that attacked her. I offered to take her from her previous owner because of that. But i believe it might be unrelated."

    More from the lady I got her from. Waiting to see if there's any chance of her being intimate with a male since then. If she does lay eggs, they probably won't be fertile.
     
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    It's really good you're taking her to the vet today. They should be able to tell what is going on with her, and the best thing to do for her. If she lays an egg, I would leave it in her cage. You might want to get dummy eggs too.
     
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    I've heard about dummy eggs. If I need them, I'll get them. I'll head out in about 15 minutes, so we'll know soon, hopefully. I'm starting to wonder if it's just mites and a bad beating.

    Pretty pissed that they let her sit like this for months.
     
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    Hope she's ok, may be she's got an eggie in there..hopefully it passes well
    Glad she's going to the vet, keep us updated and, again, thank you for helping her.
     
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    And so am I. That's why I'm so happy that you get her and now also can take her to the vet.
     
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    I feel the same way. Sadly these situations happen all too often. There's more people on here that have saved birds from bad, abusive or neglectful situations than I can count. I'm so grateful that those birds are in better and loving homes now :heart:

    Thank you @Garet for all that you are doing for her!! And thanks for keeping us updated too. I hope you have a good visit with the vet and they can figure out what's going on with her.
     
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    I hope she will be OK. Thank you so much for caring for her!!
     
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    GOOD NEWS!!:loveshower::bounce8:

    She doesn't have mites, doesn't have BFD and she isn't eggbound. I spoke to the vet and she's got hyperkeratosis and some feather cysts on her wings and only needs to be on the diet change I put her on. She said it's common for some breeders to put them on an all sunflower and millet diet, which is good for the eggs, but not the hens.

    She's going to be a-okay. I still have to keep her quarantined and monitored. As long as she doesn't deteriorate within the next 1-3 months, she can join my flock. :bliss:

    I'm not allowed to rescue any more birds, but she's worth it.:cloud9: Even if she did bite the vet and refused to let go.
     
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    Oh, the vet also said she's anywhere from 2-5 years old.
     
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    You are a good birdie parront! I'm glad she will be ok. I'm also glad YOU rescued her. :)
     
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    Glad she is ok.
     
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    Thanks for the update. Excellent news!
     
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    Strange with the vet visit, especially based on the heavy breathing and tail bobbing. Unless it is just stress of the new home. Just keep an eye on that, if you find her st the bottom of her cage then it will be an emergency and should be seen again by the vet.
     
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    I'm glad the vet visit went well.
     
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    Excellent news!!
     
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    I think it might have been the stress myself. I brought it up to the vet and she listened to her heart and lungs with a stethoscope, but said they were good. She's unsure if she might have eggs or not, but there were none that were stuck inside of her vent.

    Either way, I'm starting to think it was stress-related, too. Ciri was panting and tail bobbing earlier while I changed her food and water, but has settled down for a nap on her ladder.

    Once she's had her nap, I'm changing her wooden dowels for lilac root from our garden.

    Edit: Changed the dowels for the root, she's already taken to them.
     
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    So sorry that I'm late to this thread!!!

    I'm glad you got her to the vet for a full check up, and that she's going to be OK!

    Did the vet give you any vitamin supplements for the hyperkeratosis? She'll need a boost of Vitamin A to help her through it. There are some good supplements that you can either sprinkle on food or water to give her this boost.

    If she does lay an egg, it's best to remove it from the cage and do not let her incubate it. Also, don't give her a place to nest either. At this stage of the game, she is too sick and too weak to be sitting on eggs that are not going to be fertile. It will just suck her energy away from getting better, and that is the main goal for her right now.

    Keep us updated!
     
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    So great your looking after her ..best of luck with her :)
     
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