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  1. I

    Crop size (sad update #3)

    I have this worry about my 20/25 day old budgie, he was fed at 8am 3ml then at 11am 3ml, after the second feeding of the day (11am) his crop has not gone down and looks just as big if not bigger than at the time of the feeding (it usually goes down within 3 hours). it has now been 6 hours shy of...
  2. S

    Enlarged crop (sad update #12)

    Hello all, I am writing because I am worrying about the senegal parrot of my family. For context I do not live home usually and I came back recently, and I can only compare how I see him before and after several months. Here is the story: - we always had trouble getting our bird on pellet...
  3. aurelius

    Urgent Cockatiel has swollen crop?

    Hey all, I don't know if this is a normal crop for my tiel Pepper but I noticed it today. (The feather plucking and dry, itchy was from before I got her, and I'm working on taking her to the vet for it. She's also molting so there are feathers growing in. For this post I'm mostly concerned...
  4. C

    My 1 month old budgie has lump on it's chest or crop.

    Since it was 1 week old it likes to eat a lot and never closes it's beak even when I'm done feeding it. Lately I've noticed that it has a lump on it's chest or crop. Is this good or bad? What should I do?
  5. S

    Is my baby cockatiel okay??

    Hi , this is pepper and is abour 3 weeks and 5 days old , as u can see in the picture , its crop is like this whereas my other parrot that is 4 weeks and 5 days old(i feed it 7 to 8 mls) has a crop looking like that(pretty normal) , is the peppers crop normal ? Is it overstreched ? I feed it...
  6. J

    crop adjustment? regurgitation? illness???

    my gcc (not sure of sex) was doing something weird today. she was furiously bobbing her head up and down with her mouth open and after awhile she spit out what i believe to be pieces of an almond she had eaten earlier. at first i thought this was probably her adjusting her crop of trying to get...
  7. Angela_2

    How to know if your parrot's crop is full?

    So Tweety (INR) eats way better than before and his feathers look healthier because i try as i can to offer the best diet for him so lately after he got his meal i noticed that tummy is swollen.... i can't tell if that is his tummy or his crop please help. i'm very worried about my baby so...
  8. R

    Crop Problems

    Hello, I am currently having issues with cockatiel chicks crops not completely emptying. This is my second clutch of cockatiels I am handfeeding the first ones had similar problems but I would just give them some extra thin formula mostly made out of Pedialyte and wait for them to drain ( it...
  9. Z

    911 Baby cockatiel veins in crop

    My mom and I decided to hatch some cockatiel eggs and they came out very successful with 2 cockatiels and both of them have recently stopped digesting properly. We realised that we were feed the babies with formula a bit too thick and not hot enough. After waiting for about 8 hours, a friend...
  10. S

    Impacted cockatiel chick (sad update #12)

    Hello, My cockatiel recently laid two eggs, but stopped taking care for them two days after they hatched. I started handfeeding them, but a day after that the male cockatiel started flying to me every time i fed them. He wanted to participate so I let him as I was holding the chick. He did a...
  11. N

    Urgent Overfed Cockatiel Chick Crop??

    I'm new to hand raising and feeding cockatiel chicks and it's crop is full but it's feeding time. What do I do?
  12. charlieboy

    Video Is this crop clearing, regurgitating or vomiting?

    I'm confused and maybe too much of a worry wart? He didn't spit anything out
  13. P

    Urgent Cockatiel crop suddenly swollen

    hello. so my cockatiel suddenly has her crop swollen as the title says, and i'm worried why. i cannot get her to any vet soon, so i hope some of you might know what's wrong with her and how to treat her. so, a little bit of background and what i suspect; my cockatiel loves eating salted peanuts...
  14. Allyson S.

    Emptying Crops

    I am a aspiring breeder of cockatiels, but I have no breeders near me so I can't go and ask them these questions, so I came here! I have questions about emptying crops. Do I empty the crop manually all the time or only if they are sick? Any advice at all is very helpful!
  15. aquagreen

    Bird ate sunflower seed shells

    I rarely feed my bird sunflower seeds, but just gave her some and she ate the shells as well, probably two or three of them. Should I be super worried? Does anyone have experience with this?