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bird health

  1. M

    Feathers color change

    Hello everyone. I need your help. Roxana is very sweet gold and blue macaw, but she has some problems with her feathers, on her left wing. The blue feathers start to change color in to yellow. (Photo is attached) This problems started more then a year ago. From the first it was only one...
  2. Lunar_Eclipse

    Painting house

    We are currently in the process of moving out of our house, and some of the walls need to be repainted. All 3 levels are getting painted. Would it be safe to keep my 4 year old cockatiel in a room with the door closed right off a hallway that's being painted? My only other option would to shut...
  3. olivia

    Urgent My love bird ate some garlic

    Help my love bird ate some garlic while i was cutting some up and i read online that garlic can be very bad for parrots. Kino's a little love bird so i don't know how much it will affect him, should i call in to the vet pronto or wait to see what happens? I most likely will have to wait a...
  4. georgieporgie

    Grapefruit Seed Extract As An Anti-Bacterial?

    hi there, was just wondering if grapefruit seed extract is safe for birds and how exactly i would administer it? would i put it in my birds water? if so, how much? thank you
  5. EPS

    Bird mites in spray millet?!

    Hi all - Has anyone experienced bird mites or bird mites in spray millet?! I am very concerned because I think I've spotted mites while cleaning up after my bird. I have a suspicion that they might have been blood mites, so I inspected my bird's head and feet a few hours after lights out...
  6. Elyse

    Sun Conure’s Foot is Red?

    hello! So lately (since yesterday) I have noticed my 5 month old sun conure Skylar’s one foot is red. It looks kind of irritated but I don’t know. He spends a lot of time on the sides of his cage. I believe this is because he is a baby and doesn’t quite grip the perch well yet. Anyway I was...
  7. Eelhsa

    Video Ringneck Dove - Strange Vocalizations

    I am posting this in the hope of gaining some insight into these vocalizations my female Ringneck dove, Sable, has been making. Sable is almost 1 year old (my husband and I have had her since she was approximately 4 months old). She has been making these sounds more frequently lately, however...