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  1. R

    Baby parakeet aspiration pneumonia

    I rescued a parakeet with one baby the other eggs were destroyed and whatever babies did hatch were destroyed. The mother was in a cage of severe inbreeding not being fed overfilled with birds in a dark house by a person who was a hoarder and didn't take care of them. The cage was so small I...
  2. Troy72898

    Urgent Aspiration/choking baby cockatiel

    I’m not sure but I think my baby tiel was aspirating. I couldn’t make it to the vet in time before he passed. He was 15 days old and still in the nest box with the parents. Im worried the parents are too young (2 years and 3 years old). Should I pull the rest of the clutch and start hand...
  3. S

    Urgent Cockatiel Aspirated in Shower

    I was in the shower with my cockatiel and he wanted to get wet. So I sprinkled him with a little water (away from his face). He got really wet. And he started preening himself and I guess some water got into his nostrils. In any case, he started forcefully exhaling with this wet sound, and I...
  4. SnowB

    6 wk Conure symptoms of illness

    Hi everyone :) I’m not sure if any of you are familiar with my situation with my bird but I’ll give a little background. So my Sun Conure is 6 weeks old, his name is Skyler. He is very playful, happy, and active especially lately when I took the advice of those in this community on how to...
  5. S

    Urgent Adult Cockatiel Aspirating?

    I have a 7 year old cockatiel who seems to be aspirating sometimes when he drinks water. Basically, it’s like this wet/gurgly exhale sound, as if there’s water in his upper respiratory tract. It goes away on its own after 3 minutes or so. Sometimes I hear him do it one time or 2 times and then...
  6. S

    Cockatiel Aspirating?

    I have a 7 year old cockatiel who seems to be aspirating sometimes when he drinks water. Basically, it’s like this wet/gurgly exhale sound, as if there’s water in his upper respiratory tract. It goes away on its own after 3 minutes or so. Sometimes I hear him do it one time or 2 times and then...
  7. T

    Aspiration in baby- Sad Update Post #5

    I have a baby Jardine parrot about 6-7 wks old which have a suspected Aspiration of baby formula in to the lungs. Took it to the vet, and vet only prescribed antibiotics. No x-ray was done to confirm aspiration. The vet asked me to take the baby home and monitor it myself I suspected Aspiration...
  8. SamanthaAV

    Urgent What is going on with my babies?

    I originally posted this is the breeder section but realized I should post it here... So I am familiar with hand raising parrots, I have handfed many birds but this is only my second clutch of Parrotlets without a mentor. I was anticipating to remove them from the nestbox at about 2 weeks of...
  9. SamanthaAV

    Possible Aspiration Pneumonia?

    So I am familiar with hand raising parrots, I have handfed many birds but this is only my second clutch of Parrotlets without a mentor. I was anticipating to remove them from the nestbox at about 2 weeks of age as I have always done in the past but my baby, their mother past away suddenly, god...
  10. Mutated Beauty

    Urgent Possible Aspiration - Conure

    Hello, my little girl was diagnosed with respiratory issues and was put on medicine on Friday. Today I didn’t realize she didnt swallow and hid it under her tongue and gave her more - thus leaving to her gurgling. It SCARED me. But it was super quick. Then started screaming at me.. Then never...
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