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  1. F


    I don’t know what to do anymore and need help. It’s been over a month since my green cheek conure has been able to walk properly and $2500 in vet bills to find out absolutely nothing. Here’s the story: I’ve had my JJ for 9 years since he was a baby and I just rescued a green cheek and Quaker...
  2. Tammie123

    Questions + Mental Health topics

    Last night I read a post on here which gave me the confidence to come out and type all of this, so I'd like to preface my questions with a bit of an explanation. I've been struggling with severe anxiety for a few years now, but I haven't shared this with anyone other than my boyfriend. It...
  3. susiemlo

    Urate Question

    Hello, I was wondering if these look like normal urates? This is a dropping from my 5 month old female GCC. I noticed there are two tiny bubbles it looks like as well, should I be concerned?
  4. BluQuaker

    New to forum- Problems with Quaker

    Hi all! First I want to apologize because english is not my first language, and is definetly not perfect. I have been reading this forum for several months now and you have helped me a lot. I am more or less a new parrot owner, Charlie joined our family in june last year and he still wasn't...
  5. Jesse_EG

    Smelly Poops, lots of tests, no answers

    I'm curious to know if anyone else has had smelly poops that vets have had a hard time diagnosing and what they did to get back to normal. My African Grey (CAG) has been with us for about 6 years now and he is about 12. In June we had a full physical and wellness exam that he came out with...
  6. Jyo crow

    Safe play garden idea?

    Hi, I want to make a mini indoor garden for my birds! I would use a wide, shallow pot and it would have plants and a bowel of water in the middle, so the birds would be free to splash, forage, and poop. Of course, I have concerns about safety. Dirt - I would get dirt from my garden and rinse...
  7. A

    Best Probiotic?

    I’ve been trying to find the best probiotic, some have only one species! The best I’ve found has about nine species.... I’ve discovered two products that are actually cultured from the gut of a healthy hen “chicken.” AviGuard has about 200 microbe species. Broilact doesn’t say how many...
  8. Beebleburb

    Kisses for birds.

    SO- on this website the other day I saw an article where an individual was really scared because their bird took a sip from their cup and they had read that mammalian saliva was toxic to birds and that it was going to die. That was not something I had ever heard of before, and some of the...
  9. M

    I have a problem in my new birds with quarantine session

    Hi, Few days ago I bought some Budgies and keep them in separate room and in separate cages from my aviary for 16 days. In this last 2 weeks I notice they are healthy. In this last 2 weeks I give them spray for mites, anti viral medicine spray and give them to natural remedies against virus...
  10. MochiNugget

    Urgent Bourkes Parrot pooping undigested seed

    Hi! My Bourke's parrot Mochi (1.5yrs old) has been pooping whole seeds since December, and he can't seem to shake the illness. I apologize if this post is a bit lengthy, but here's the full background: It started in December when I switched his seed to a different brand, and most poops had...
  11. midsummermagic

    Urgent Help! I am out of options..

    Please help!!! My parrot, Buddy, has been battling various medical issues for over a year now. The vets still don't know how to get whatever he's got under control. I have expended way beyond my budget in vet visits, tests, medicine, supplements, etc and have no more money left. I am...