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  1. J

    My Eclectus feet are changing color

    His name is Willie. He just turned one year old. He recently had toe tapping symptoms, but the symptoms stopped within two days after I stopped feeding him eggs. Then, when I suddenly looked at his feet, I noticed a difference in color between his feet and my female Eclectus. She has black feet...
  2. S

    Urgent Arthritis in Cockatiel Foot / Leg

    I have a 10 year old male cockatiel who had a fall a year ago and injured his left foot. The guy who clipped his wings, clipped them too short. In any case - I took him to the vet and got pain meds for him - metacam. The vet said it was not a break, but a sprain. The vet suspects that he could...
  3. S

    Urgent Advice about foot sprain

    My cockatiel sprained his left foot 6 months ago, and he was prescribed Metacam to help with inflammation. Anyway, he keeps reaggravating and re-spraining that same foot. He’s very active and loves to climb, etc, as they all do. I’ve padded everything down. I’ve also made all perches wider so...
  4. H

    Funny foot

    I think my budgie has a broken foot, we have cut the nails to see if it would help, but sadly the nerves are very long and we can’t cut much, we are not really sure of what to do other than go to the vet, any recommendations? He is his usual self its just his foot so not sure if hes being...
  5. S

    Urgent Cockatiel injured foot

    My cockatiel tried flying and fell from his cage to the floor. His wings are clipped. His left foot appears to be injured. There is no blood, no swelling, no bruising, and no discoloration. He’s just not using it at all and isn’t putting any pressure on it. He can’t put any pressure on it at all...
  6. EmmaAndEiffel

    Disabled parrot no perches??

    My rosella had bumblefoot surgery on his feet years ago and since then we've been battling blisters on his feet, I go up and down to the vet often and they can find no cause so I've been told "it's just something that's gonna happen because of the surgery". He's on long term anti inflammatorys...
  7. redrose27

    Cranberry Juice To Help Keep Gout Medication Down?

    Hi there, my sister (budgie) kony has articular gout and the vet has given us multiple medicines to help but the results are as follows: Brown Powder (herbal complex): given for a month but foot continued to form white spots (uric adic crystals) and continued to swell up more. However this...
  8. conureluv

    Feet biting during preening

    So I take my bird to the shower, and that’s his designated preening time before he gets wet. So he does the usual wing, tail and forehead preening, then he picks up his foot and preens it. After a minute of foot preen, he will scratch his “beard” with his foot like a detective. He repeats the...
  9. W

    One of my conures "toes"

    So my green cheek conure is still young. Last night I noticed something wrong with her left foot. One of the toes won't grab on to anything. It's just there. I'm going to guess she injured herself somehow but idk how. I attached some pictures. Does anyone know what's wrong?
  10. cinnamon

    Urgent Feet Problem in Cockatiel

    hello my cockatiel is 9 months old and at the time this problem started he was 5 months old. in the beginning of january he got his foot caught in the bottom of his cage and got this injury he started limping and we brought him to the vet they said nothing was wrong. here’s a photo of his feet...
  11. cinnamon

    Urgent swollen ankle on cocktaiel

    my cockatiel is 7 months old. i had to pull a blood feather out yesterday because it was bleeding and i think when i was holding him in the towel he might of twisted his ankle. so i brought him into the vet and he noticed he lost 6 grams so he got put on vitamins and new food. but he says the...
  12. mybluebirb

    Urgent Hurt foot!! Again?!

    Last month, my birdie had a red mark on her foot, we took her to the vet and they said she got burnt. The vet said thankfully it wasn't bumblefoot. The marks have now healed, however, now there are more marks on her feet !! The marks look similar to last time, they are like little red spots. I...
  13. mybluebirb

    Urgent Hurt foot !!

    My parrot hurt her foot! :sad4: I don’t know how it happened she was just sitting on the TV and I noticed she was moving around a lot as if she was losing balance so I looked at her and saw she kept touching her foot. When I checked, her right foot was really red as if it was about to bleed (it...
  14. Dostc426

    Pressure Sore! Need Advice!

    Hello everyone! My sun conure has a small pressure sore on his foot, which I have dealt with once before, at which time I apply coconut oil on his foot until it goes away, and have changed the perches to be rope perches and/or covered them in vet wrap! This time around I can no longer use vet...
  15. Zara

    Pictures Adélies house set up

    So for a long time, Adélie was living in an 18x16x18 (the nursery/travel cage) while I observed her to figure out what she can and can't do with her closed foot. I originally was going to wait until weaned before making a purchase because I wasn't even sure on what cage to get. But Adélie is...
  16. Zara

    Pictures Do I have a foot problem?

    Hi guys, I have a slow growing Roseicollis, hatched 22.Dec.2018, he is 37 days old. The others in the clutch are almost fully grown and are leaving tomorrow. The youngest wasn´t being fed from 5 days old, I stepped in, he lived in the nest but was fed by only myself. He looks about 1.5weeks...
  17. VelvetMariposa

    Quaker Itchy Foot

    Hello everyone! I recently got a little Quaker called Bobbi who is currently about 21 weeks old. He’s a very active bird, constantly chirping away and moving around his cage. Unfortunately, when we first got him, he had mites, lice or something similar and was constantly scratching and getting...
  18. J

    Lovebird’s toe not functioning

    Hi y’all, My 3 yo female lovebird has a toe that appears to be non-functional. I don’t know when this started because she never exhibited any stress or pain from her foot. She is as active as ever. Eats whatever she can, and even digs...so I’m sure she’s not in pain. Its her back toe, not just...
  19. Farlie

    Unsafe Cages

    Hi all, I bought this cockatiel cage from Petco. If I had to do it again I would buy a flat top cage instead so I could put a 'playground' on top and to prevent this from happening. What I found with this arched type cage is my baby's foot got caught in the junction of the bars in the last...
  20. ina

    Pictures Swollen foot on cockatiel

    Hello! I have a cockatiel living with us since 17 years ago when she flied into my house. She's been fine in the first 14-5 years until she got cataract on her left eye (actually both eyes but her left eye is worsening faster). We brought her to the vet and have been given medicine (Meloxicam)...