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egg binding

  1. S

    Urgent Egg bound or tumor???

    Hi everyone! My 9 year old female parrotlet has inflated abdomen. I noticed it earlier today when I head a “thump” and went over to her cage to check on her. When I picked her up her abdomen was soft, but swollen. She’s been egg bound before when she was around 4 or 5 and I used humidity...
  2. Pipo

    Cuddle or not

    Hello, I have a female budgie who think I were her mate, although I am her mom. She normally doesn’t allow anyone to cuddle her, but when I do, she is easily aroused. Since she had laid too many eggs in the past months, I tried not to cuddle her that much. She managed to stop her egg production...
  3. T

    Female Parrot Vent Swollen

    Hello, My female IRN has been mating for the last couple months with no eggs produced so far. Today I notiched her vent was dirty and swollen. What could this be? Infection or egg binding? Or is it normal for the breading season? Can anyone please recommend an avian vet near Windsor, UK. Thanks
  4. 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...
  5. A

    Parrot pooped eggwhite-looking object

    I found this white colored boiled egg textured object in my Lovebird's cage. One if my Lovebirds has been taken to the vet in the past and has been diagnosed with a couple of things. One being that she had created an egg without the shell and it formed an infection due to that, that made her so...
  6. M

    Single female cockatiel laid one egg three days ago

    Hello, Last year I posted about my cockatiel that started nesting and she ended up laying two eggs. This year, the same thing happened, but she only laid one egg so far. Compared to last year, she laid an egg every 48 hours and I learned they lay in clutches, even if unfertilized. I'm aware...
  7. Chase Hein

    Swollen cloaca

    Hey guys, I have four lovebirds and one has layed 3 clutches in the past four years but the other three are either male or to young I have 2 that are about a year old. Anyway one of the year old birds seems to have something wrong with them, I think she might be about to lay an egg but Im not...
  8. Summzz

    Is Hormone Therapy Safe?

    Hi everyone! I wondering if anyone has some personal experience or thoughts on Hormone Therapy for A Cinnamon Green Cheek. I know it's not recommenced for just overly hormonal birds but Claire has been laying eggs for about a year now and not only has a 3-4 per batch but she also always has a...
  9. M

    Want to know about pineapple conure egg

    Hi, one of my pineapple conure laid an egg yesterday morning. But she didn't laid egg today. Does pineapple conure lay egg daily?? or take 1 day gap. I don't understand or mine conure got egg binding?? kindly know me, Thanks
  10. Cygne

    Egg laying trouble

    Budgie hen, approx. 4 years old, has started producing eggs for the first time. I see the bulge of the egg right by her vent, but she won’t lay it. The first egg had to be massaged out by the vet, but he couldn’t figure out why she couldn’t pass it on her own. I have no idea how to help her lay...
  11. Rio&Molly19

    egg binding?

    So Ive had my female and male cockatiel for almost 2 weeks and im concerned for my female. they have been mating for a couple weeks. and im terrified for egg binding. ive got cuttlebone in the cage and i put some egg shell (blended up finely) to put in her food bowl for extra calcium. Shes been...
  12. A

    Help! I’m having a hard time putting my lovebird on a proper light cycle

    I’ve been having a lot of issues with my lovebird becoming egg bound, so one of the things my vet recommended is putting her on a strict light schedule - 8 hours of light and 16 hours dark. I really want to do this, but my work hours are very inconsistent. Sometimes I work morning, sometimes...
  13. A

    Lovebird has been egg bound 3 times...What are my options?

    My lovebird, Petey, is 9 years old. She has never had chronic egg laying problems. She has layed infertile eggs in the past, but never more than 3 per year that I can recall. This year, she layed 1 or 2 normal eggs before she became egg bound the first time. When that happened she went on Lupron...
  14. A

    Petey has been plucking chest feathers? (Photo included)

    Petey has been going through egg binding issues :( I’ve never had this problem before and am still dealing with it. She’s making soft eggs and can’t push them out. I’m hoping the vet and I will be able to fix the problem so that Petey will be okay. Maybe it’s hormonal, but it looks like she’s...
  15. A

    Lovebird having trouble pooping

    Só...my 9 year old lovebird seems to struggle to poop sometimes. I also don’t think she poops as often as a lovebird is supposed to. For the first time ever, Petey the female lovebird became eggbound earlier this year. She was put on Lupron shots for a couple months to help prevent her from...
  16. A

    Possible mass on lovebird’s lower abdomen?

    Hi! I’m new to forums, so I’m not sure if I’m doing this right, but I’m concerned about my female lovebird...I can post a picture, but it was very hard to get a good one. Her abdomen seems to be slightly enlarged...it looks like she has a lump above her cloaca... A few months ago, I took her to...
  17. L

    My cockatiel keeps trying to lay eggs?

    Hello everyone! My cockatiel's name is Snow and she's about 4 years old. In December she laid eggs for the first time and then again last month, which I know is normal. However, since laying her last egg about 2 1/2 weeks ago, she's doing the mating stance/chirping again. I'm wondering if this...
  18. S

    Cockatiel suddenly died - Can't stop blaming myself

    Two days ago my 12 year old cockatiel, Lulu, died in my arms. For a few days she was looking like she was getting ready to lay an egg. Unsurprising, we hadn't been perfect at bed times since we just moved, and the days are getting super warm. We went through with the motions of getting her...
  19. K

    Cockatiel with unfertilized egg - At what point should I be concerned about binding?

    Hello everyone. I have been a parent to cockatiels and lovebirds all my life. I currently have a 3 year old cockatiel (William - but she's a girl) and a 5 year old lovebird (Moonshine - also a girl.) Moonshine laid a clutch of 3 eggs a few years ago, so I'm well studied on how to handle eggs...
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