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  1. alyssanor

    CAN YOU TELL ME EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COCKATEILS ,, URGENT!!!!!!

    can you tell me everything i need to know about cockateils how to take care of them what to feed them and stuff like that
  2. CGrillo

    Weird droppings again

    Last time I talked about Luke’s droppings on here he got off of his antibiotic treatment and that I no longer go to the vet I brought him to for his infection. His poops went back to normal and were normal for weeks. He has been on his probiotic and everything was good and I didn’t change...
  3. CGrillo

    Weight Health

    In my last thread in spoke about how luke was back to a healthy weight after his antibiotics caused him to not eat. Luke now seems to be making up for all the food he hasn’t eaten on his meds and seems to be stuck at 1.5 oz When they should weigh around 1.1-1.4 oz. He doesn’t seem to get much...
  4. CGrillo

    Is this a bruise?

    This week a noticed a reddish brown mark appear on Luke’s beak. The mark isn’t flaky or anything and it looks like it’s flat and apart of the beak. You can see another section of his beak is trying to grow so I think he might have hurt himself but I’m not sure. He does come out of the cage and...
  5. CGrillo

    Molting Cause Watery Droppings?

    I’ve spoken about Luke recovering from an infection in previous threads. He’s been off antibiotics since Monday and we are between vets at the moment. I don’t want to drive myself crazy because most of his his poops seem to look good but there will be these few random watery droppings either...
  6. CGrillo

    Food to help budgie gain weight

    Luke lost some weight by not eating his food on his second round of antibiotics (which It was put in the food and is a bitter tasting medication). He was pretending to eat so I didn’t realize he wasn’t eating until I could physically feel his keel bone when I went to pick him up. He is no...
  7. T

    Tree perch help

    Hey all! First time poster, long time reader here! So I wanted to build a “tree perch” for my little tiel (chip) and I got a branch big enough (olive, not yet disinfected but will be before I give him) and a bucket as a base. I need something to fill the bucket, to keep it sturdy. I wanted to...
  8. CGrillo

    What do your budgies eat?

    I’m curious to know what everyone here feeds their budgies day to day, weekly, etc. Can anyone recommend some seeds or foods they swear by? Right now I feed Luke Natural Select Parakeet Diet but trying to add some zupreem fruit blend pellets to his diet. Here and there he will get veggies but...
  9. CGrillo

    Recovery Advice?

    I had a crazy day today :wacky: So I officially need to find Luke a new vet. The office I’ve been taking him to was not a avian specialist but as you may have read in my last thread that because of COVID the avian specialists in my area are all on leave and that this new vet I’ve been taking...
  10. CGrillo

    Wet Droppings Need Advice!!

    Hello I’m new to these forums. So my budgie Luke Is 3 years old has been experiencing wet droppings occasionally for a couple months and then 2 weeks ago it was pretty much every dropping that was wet so I called so many vets and most of the avian vets in my area are on leave due to COVID but I...
  11. Y

    Best way to prevent over preening?

    Hey there! I’m watching a sulphur crested cockatoo for a few days and I’m worried she might be over preening, is there any way to help prevent this?
  12. Y

    Roaches In Bird Cage?

    I have a three year old Green Cheeked Conure (GCC) i got from my sister who lives in South Carolina. (We were up there helping her get a new home since her old one was unfavorable.) So.. I got their bird.. he wasn't in good living conditions and they didn't like him (not giving him attention...
  13. S

    Hello - Why is my lovebird plucking its feathers? :(

    Hello! I'm new here. Anyway, I'll go straight to the main topic. I got my lovebird about 6 years ago with no knowledge about lovebirds. (Actually even now I'm not very knowledgeable about birbs. I just know I want to keep a happy and healthy birb.) My lovebird is orange and green. When I first...
  14. rebecca252

    Millers exposed to cleaning products?

    Hi everyone! I have a big bag of millet which is stored underneath my stairs in a cupboard. However, my parents cleaned out the cupboard with strong cleaning products whilst I was away, and didn’t think to remove the bag of opened millet. I think I already know the answer, but I’m assuming this...
  15. mothhteeth

    How much should a baby green cheek conure eat?

    So my baby green cheek conure, Rocky (roughly 1 month) who weighs 42 grams ate 12 whole grams of formula when we were letting him practice eating on his own. Is that okay for him?
  16. H

    I need help getting my lovebird to trust me

    Hi! I'm new to this site and I didn't know where to post this, so I copied this and posted on 3 different threads. Im sorry If I'm not supposed to do that.. So as the title says, I got my lovebird 2 days ago. This is the first time I'm ever caring for a bird, I love my Kivi so much. I managed...
  17. Z

    Is there something wrong here??

    Hey guys ive realized this with my lovebird who is 1 year old male red face. His crop seems to be pushed inside or something like that as you can see in the photos. No behavioral changes i saw it from almost a month ago ang he eats very well and is very active and playful There are no vets open...
  18. Char.bird

    Need advice and help with my lovebird!

    Hi everyone, Thanks for the great advice on my last thread!! But I was just wondering how I can even get the love bird out of the cage as she she just doesn't want to come out. The weird thing is though once I finally get her out of the cage and away from it she is totally fine with me and will...
  19. atancred

    Taming of Bobi & Popi

    Hi everyone! So 10 days ago I brought home from the pet shop my first 2 budgies ever (1 male & 1 female, both born end 2019). I can already have them on my fingers if I offer them some food, particularly millet! Today I was able to let the female fly around the room a bit and then she...
  20. Char.bird

    I just want my bird to like me!!

    Hi everyone! I'm new here and I really need some advice and help! I have two birds a budgies (boo) who's about 4 and a lovebird (peachy) who is just turning 2. During this quarantine they have been spoiled so much, they got a new cage, toys and they come out of the cage so much. But lately I...
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