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  1. N

    Baby green cheek with badly splayed legs

    Hi! I’m new here so I’m sorry if I don’t format properly. I just took in a baby green cheek with two badly splayed legs. I was told this bird was about five weeks but appears much younger. I am handfeeding this baby now. I didn’t want him to be put down. my vet made some hobbles for him and I...
  2. Photon

    Playing rough and nipping

    I need some help with my pineapple GC. We have had him for about 6 months and rescued him (from our backyard, no knowledge of previous owner or age/gender to be certain). From what the vet says and based on what he looked and acted like when we found him, he was most likely 5 months - 1 year...
  3. Goose22

    Discouraging my bird from laying eggs

    Hello everyone, thank you for reading. Its been 3 nights now that my pineapple conure (1.5years old) has been sleeping at the bottom of her house. In the picture attached, she usually sleeps in the upper right of the cage next to her heater. But recently, she has been sleeping on the lower left...
  4. T

    Droppings question

    Hello everyone, Posting to talk about bird poop :p My GCC has a check up at the vet in about a week. He's been having some tiny bubbles in his droppings (it's subtle enough that I have to get really close and practically squint to see them). I think if I wasn't an anxious person by nature I...
  5. S

    My Conure had Regurgitated

    So my conure had regurgitated red and i need to know whether it is blood or just the colour of the food he ate affecting the colour of his regurgitation. can you please advise me on what to do? here is the picture of what he threw up, please note he was at the edge of my desk and it had fallen...
  6. flyzipper

    Does your conure sleep like this?

  7. B

    Hello all! I’ve recently decided to get a green cheek conure. Looking for advice!

    Hey y’all, I’ve been doing tons of research lately and I’ve decided to get a green cheek conure. I’m in the process of contacting local breeders and getting information from them, but I thought I’d ask your thoughts on some basics. Favorite cage for a single conure? What are some things to look...
  8. Haydenb

    Is this behavior hormonal?

    Ok so I have an almost 1 year old female gcc and me & some of my other family members will wag our pointer finger up and down & say dance to have her bob her head up and down really fast & say "dance dance" It's really cute but I've heard it's a hormonal thing but she did that within a week or...
  9. C

    my conure is fluffing up his feathers for quite a long time.

    my conure is a dusky-headed conure. he is fluffing his feathers for quite a while and doesn't 'unfluff' them. he is also lethargic and sleepy when usually he will be crawling around the cage. he is now sleeping (or closing his eyes) while perched outside the cage, which he wouldn't usually do...
  10. C

    Conure baby advice

    Hi there i have a baby green cheek conure and he is about 2 month old and he just started to eat some food on his own , i give him some fruits like banana and apple and some pellets ( when i feed him pallets , he doesn’t chew them and poop them completely , how can i fix that ) and also he...
  11. K

    My Conure is Thin and does not eat by her owen

    Hey There I have a Yellow Sided Female Conure that is 3 months old, it was gifted by my parents, I have noticed that she only Eats from our hands she never eats from her food plate She is a Very Active & Attention Sneaker Bird. My consent is that she is Thin and she doesn't eat on her own...
  12. C

    Turquoise GCC Plucking and Over-itching nose

    I have a Turquoise Green Cheek Conure, and she has not been doing well lately. First, winter in NJ is pretty horrendous for birds overall. Low humidity, cold, etc. We're limited in how much heat we can turn up, but overall, their aviary temperature is 70-75 degrees Fahrenheit. The humidity...
  13. ZY28

    Molting since 3 months old...

    Hi, I'm a new bird owner. I just read on this forum today that green cheeks only starts molting around 6 months old. Mine has been molting since I got him and he was 3 months old. He is born in July and I got him in October. I am not sure what a molt looks like, but when he first came home there...
  14. B

    How can I get my parrots to be happy sleeping downstairs

    During the day my parrots live in the front room, I have them out many hours a day and I take them up to my bedroom on a night at around 9pm, my ring neck always knows when it’s bedtime as she screeches to let me and the other birds know that it is time for me to take them up. I want to break...
  15. Birdsbirbs

    Hello there!

    Hi, I am the bird mom of two adorable little guys, Chewy the turquoise green cheek and Henry the cockatiel! I love to read up on people's advice and cute pictures.
  16. chutik

    Urgent Green cheek conure closed eye

    My pineapple green Cheek conure has suddenly started closing her right eye and when I held a light it seems like her eye is red and possibly has bleeding on the inside of her eye( but I am not 100% sure) she is constantly scratching the eye and seems sleepier and calmer than usual around this...
  17. cindypanny

    Pictures bump on gcc eyelid

    Hi guys, My conure has a bump on her eyelid, I don't know if you guys can see it but when i look down, it bulges out, it is like a fleshy skin coloured a bit red bump. My parrot has no issues, shes normal but I'm not sure where the bump came from. Any ideas?? could it be like tumour or a skin...
  18. D

    need urgent help please

    i don't know if this is the right subsection to post in but i have two greencheeck conures, and i guess they've been mating recently, i noticed that they were up to something and the female has laid eggs in our sofa in a nest they made and she comes out barely. it seems she still has more to...
  19. A

    Urgent bird standing on one foot

    recently Shenron has been into a bad accident with falling to the floor of his cage and it looked like he was in a state of shock and two of his back nails of his left foot broke off. i took him to the vet right away and they said that he's find and nothing seems broken but he's just in the...
  20. T c

    Coupled Conure Cages

    I have two conures and I was advised to keep them in the same cage together and get a larger cage. Any recommendations for a cage that will be fit for two? I can afford around $350 max. Also, have any of you built PVC play gyms before and want to share pics/ideas? Thanks!
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